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Join us! 50th Commemoration at Kent State, May 1-4, 2020

Posted by Alan Canfora on  February 24, 2020

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Join us in Kent, May 1-4, 2020,  50th Commemoration, May 4, 1970, tragedy   May 1: focus upon Vietnam anti-war movement;   May 2: focus upon student activism plus benefit concert by Joe Walsh and David Crosby bands;   May 3: educational forums plus Jane Fonda speech (4,000 tickets sold

Oppose divisive Alewitz / Krause faction anti Kent State Commemoration 2020

Posted by Alan Canfora on  February 24, 2020

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Oppose the divisive Alewitz & Krause disunity faction at the 50th Kent State Commemoration of May 4, 1970! There is an ongoing May 4 factional struggle during this past year which is actually only a small distraction to the vast majority of May 4 movement activists here in Kent.  They

Beware deceptive petition anti-50th KSU Commemoration

Posted by Alan Canfora on  February 24, 2020

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Beware: this petition includes 4 demands and the second, third and fourth demands are reasonable and legitimate — but issue #1 is an exaggerated, mistaken attack against KSU and the 50 Commemoration.   Read the broader petition letter and notice the May 4 Task Force student organization at KSU since

About the Akron Beacon Journal’s 1970 Pulitzer Prize:

Posted by Alan Canfora on  January 6, 2020

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Only 20 days after the Kent State massacre, the Akron Beacon Journal published a journalistic sham of an “investigation” in a special report. Our local newspaper announced to the world a long-lasting, damaging falsehood by denying the Ohio National Guard shooters were issued a verbal command to “fire” upon unarmed

‘Neoliberal’ is an unthinking leftist insult. All it does is stifle debate

Posted by Alan Canfora on  January 1, 2020

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“Leftist” lesson of this past decade — political power or political purity? Cut the phony posturing, in unity there is strength: “…What is obvious, looking back, is that the right did not so much win the 2010s as the liberal left lost them. And it lost because at bottom it