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An Orwellian Looking Glass

February 20, 2013 // 0 Comments

In 2014, for a mere $1,500, you can literally have Big Brother strapped to your retinas. It isn’t marketed that way, of course. Instead, Google Glass is marketed as making “augmented reality” a part of our every day lives. And while Google’s mantra may be …

Editor’s Note: Raging Chicken Press would like to congratulate Alyssa Röhricht for getting a version of this article published in Counterpunch! You can check out the Counterpunch version of her piece here.  This Saturday, February 23rd, will mark the 1,000th day in prison without trial for PFC …

Forward on Climate Change – Photos

February 18, 2013 // 0 Comments

On Sunday, February 17, Raging Chicken Press Assistant Editor Sean Kitchen was in DC for the Forward on Climate Change rally. It was freezing cold, but at least 30,000 people showed up to the event! Here’s some pictures:   “Raging Chicken Press Assistant Editor Sean …

Editor’s Note: The following remarks were delivered at the APSCUF Legislative Assembly on February 8, 2013 in Gettysburg, PA. Glenn Richardson is an APSCUF-KU delegate and the Chair of APSCUF’s Legislative Committee. Good Afternoon APSCUF! It is always an honor and a pleasure to speak …

The Campaign for the Future of Higher Education calls on America’s college & university faculty to join in the search for new ways to fund higher education. [see full post at the AAUP Academe blog] In the United States, quality public higher education was once …

Corbett’s Budget Address

February 7, 2013 // 0 Comments

  On Tuesday, February 6, PA Governor Tom Corbett gave his “State of the State” address. Two of the features of his plan is to privatize the PA Lottery – which is used to fund programs for seniors – and to sell off the State’s …

This past Sunday morning (2/3/13), APSCUF – the union that represents more than 6,000 faculty and coaches in the PA State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) – announced it had reached an agreement on a “framework” for a faculty contract after more than two years …

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