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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 Bradley Manning, accused of releasing classified military documents to Wikileaks. [...]

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 with you! As some of you may recall from time [...]

Harrisburg – Monday evening the negotiations committee of the Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties (APSCUF) unanimously approved a tentative contract agreement with the State System of Higher Education (PASSHE). APSCUF delegates will vote on the tentative agreement at a Legislative Assembly scheduled for later this week. If approved, the agreement will go to [...]

David Cobb, the 2004 Green Party Presidential candidate, has been making his rounds across the country to promote the cause of ending corporate rule with the organization, Move to Amend.  His tour is part of Move to Amend’s 2013 Barnstorming Tours, which aims to educate the public  “in the tradition of the mighty Populist Movement” [...]

Blowing the Whistle is Not a Crime

January 10, 2013 // 0 Comments

This Tuesday, a military judge refused to drop the case against PFC Bradley Manning, accused of releasing classified military documents to Wikileaks,  but ruled that whatever sentence Manning receives should be reduced by 112 days due to his mistreatment during confinement. The “mistreatment” that Manning received included being denied exercise, social interaction, and sunlight. On [...]

Plans for the New Year – An Editor’s Note

January 8, 2013 // 0 Comments

Dear all Raging Chicken readers and supporters, It’s been a while since I’ve written an editor’s note on the latest goings-ons at Raging Chicken Press. To say that least, it’s been busy. As 2012 came to a close, Raging Chicken Press reached a major milestone: 100,000 visitors to our site! By the stroke of midnight [...]

A Brief Review of 2012: The Gun Culture of America

December 23, 2012 // 0 Comments

Jan. 8, 2011, Tuscon, Arizona:  A man had gone to a political town meeting at a supermarket, with the intent to murder Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. He killed six and wounded 14, including Giffords, who was shot in the head. On Jan. 25, 2012, Giffords, still in recovery from the shooting, walked onto the House floor to [...]

Earlier this week, Governor Corbett once again laid down the gauntlet for next year’s budget stating that raising revenue  is off the table, which means more privatization schemes and more gutting of public education. But behind the scenes, no one is talking about the banking firm that is handling the consulting work for Governor Corbett’s [...]

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