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The Verizon Strike: It Is Important to All of Us, Too

This post was written by Dave Johnson for the daily Progressive Breakfast newsletter of the Campaign for America’s Future [http://ourfuture.org/], which has become a driving force behind the New Populist Movement. The group’s report, Organizing to Take Back America: The New Populist Movement, is available at: http://y.ourfuture.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/New-Populist-Movement-Organizing.pdf. Prepared by Roger Hickey, the co-director of the Campaign for…

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The Suspension of Linda Katehi

BY HANK REICHMAN On April 27, University of California President Janet Napolitano announced that Linda Katehi, Chancellor of the UC Davis campus, had been placed on “investigatory leave.”  The action came in the wake of repeated calls by legislators for Katehi’s resignation or dismissal.  This was not yet, as some have reported, tantamount to her…

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End of Season Sale?

  I wonder, where does all of this stuff go at the end of a campaign? Into a landfill? Is there anyone in the country who has collected the campaign chotchkies of all of the candidates who have run in 2016? Did candidates such as George Pataki and Jim Gilmore even bother to produce them?…

Teacher Appreciation Week

John King’s Thank You to Teachers

Today is National Teacher Appreciation Day and this week is National Teacher Appreciation Week. Here is the statement made by John King, Secretary of Education, to mark the day and the week:   Dear Teachers, This week, our nation recognizes and honors you for your tireless efforts on behalf of our students, everywhere from small…

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UA Faculty Survey Results

Akron­AAUP Survey  Reveals  Increasingly  Negative  Faculty Sentiment More than 80% of reporting faculty are not confident in University of Akron leadership.   AKRON, Ohio – May 2, 2016 – A recent Akron­AAUP survey of the faculty indicates even less confidence in University of Akron leadership than was measured by a similar survey during the fall…

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McAdams Files Lawsuit against Marquette

The following is reported in an article by Allison Dikanovic for the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel: “Marquette University associate professor John McAdams and the Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty filed a lawsuit Monday against Marquette over the professor’s suspension stemming from his public criticism of a teaching assistant. “According to a news release, the lawsuit against…