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Johnny Lupinacci on this week’s “Activism and Education: A Celebration at EMU” activities

I just heard about a big student activism event taking place this Thursday and Friday on the campus of EMU, and reached out the organizers with a few questions. What follows is my exchange with EMU doctoral student Johnny Lupinacci. MARK: Can you tell me a little about this event coming up at EMU? JOHNNY: […]

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The Occupy meme continues to grow, but I wonder why it’s not taking more of a hold in Ypsi-Arbor

My friend Dave just sent me this photo from Portland, where some 5,000 people took to the streets today in support of the Occupy Wall Street movement. In contrast, only about 200 showed up this evening for the “Occupy Ann Arbor” protest on U-M’s Diag. With over 40,000 students currently enrolled at the University of […]

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Ann Arbor vs. Madison

There were big turnouts in two midwestern college towns today. In one well over fifty thousand people turned out to protest the direction in which their state was headed. In the other, a few hundred gathered outside a bar in hopes of being cast in MTV’s The Real World. Can you guess which was Ann […]

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