Students win small victories in 18 Day Sit-in, Vow to continue the struggle against Corporate Practices at Syracuse University

The controversy began last May when Kent Syverud, Syracuse University’s new Chancellor, closed the University’s historic Advocacy Center, one of the first of its kind designed to prioritize the needs of victims of sexual assault.  Where did this action lead? On Thursday November 20th, THE General Body, a united front of Syracuse University student groups […]

Introduction and Student Journal from the Sit-In at Syracuse

November 18th, 2014 THE GENERAL BODY, a coalition of student organizations at Syracuse University are beginning the third week of their Sit-In in the lobby of the University’s Crouse College Admissions Building.  The Sit-In began on Monday, November 3rd, immediately following a rally announcing a new coalition called The General Body SU. The  student led […]

Jihadist expansion in Spain
 


On March 11th, 2004, Spain lived the deadliest terrorist attack in its history. The mainstream media and political parties, accustomed to terrorism of ETA, thought at first that ETA was in fact behind the bombing. However, after subsequent police investigations and judgments in the field of justice, the focus of attention ended up posing on […]

Blood in the Water

Is Proposition 1 really “DTP neutral” and what connection does that all have with frackin? By Bryan Maddan Governor Brown spoke last week lobbying for Proposition 1 at Stanford University on October 23rd, at a conference organized by the Stanford Wood’s Institute, whose co-director is Stanford Hoover Institute member Barton Thompson. The Stanford Hoover Institute […]

Collect It All

By Rebel Fagin The NSA has eviscerated our 4th Amendment protection to privacy and the damage goes beyond surveillance.  If you are reading this you’re probably on the Known or Suspected Terrorist Watch List. Ever try to influence government? Know any foreigners? Do you have a name similar to a known or suspected terrorists’? How […]

Twiddle Dee & Twiddle Dum

By Rebel Fagin Two security states, Israel and the USA, are currently developing in tandem and targeting similar populations. In the USA, economic disparancy is driving the development of the security state.  As the rich steal more they need to protect it.  Non-corporate crime in the United States, including violent crime, is down. Ted Kirkpatrick, […]

The Diploma Mill-itarization of California Universities

By Jacob Bloom and Juan Diaz-Infante The power elite of the nation recognized that something needed to change after students in the 1960’s utilized their unique positions in society to spur social reform. Business and political leaders have been acting ever since to transform higher education into a system that trains people to spread and […]

Serious Threats to Iraq’s Territorial Integrity

by Amer Araim* The domination of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) over one third of Iraq, and Kurdish fighters known as Pesh Marga control of the province of Kirkuk have worsened the already volatile situation in Iraq. For more than a year Sunni Arab provinces, which suffered tremendously after the United States […]

Will President Obama’s Recent Statement Change US Policy for Iraq

by Amer Araim As polls have indicated there is a deep concern in the United States public opinion’ on the recent Iraqi crisis as well as the response of the Obama Administration on the deteriorating situation in Iraq. Yes, there is a commitment by the Administration against the group the Islamic State for Iraq and […]