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Home arrow Censorship arrow DePaul Students Turn Graduation Into Protest
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Jun 21, 2007 at 01:36 PM
Students Support 2 Professors Denied Tenure

CHICAGO -- DePaul University's recent decision to deny tenure to two professors prompted some students to take a stand in their defense at Sunday's graduation. 

During the ceremony, some students held up signs in favor of the professors, Norman Finkelstein and Mehrene Larudee. Some students also refused to shake DePaul's president the Rev. Dennis Holtschneider's hand and turned their backs to him while he gave the closing remarks. 

by Katherine Schrup, NBC5 Next for full article

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Falling Arab dictatorships and Israeli government panic
By Mordecai Briemberg
February 1, 2011

http://rabble.ca/news/2011/02/falling-arab-dictatorships-and-israeli-government-panic

The walls are crumbling. The walls behind which dictators indulge in decadent opulence while "their" people are mired in wretched circumstance. The walls behind which "leaders" secretly sell -- for personal gain -- the rights of the people they claim to represent.

Across North Africa and the Middle East, across the Arab world, for decades dictatorship and deepening corruption, firmly supported by imperial powers, seemed beyond challenge. Today, once "stable" regimes are now facing a popular reckoning.

From the vantage point of Palestine, there are three new dynamics.

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