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  • Bill Ayers: Ward Churchill Was Fired in Witch Hunt

    03/05/2009 6:03:23 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 42 replies · 1,608+ views
    Associated Press ^ | March 5, 2009
    DENVER -- William Ayers, the former Weather Underground radical whose past made him a lightning rod in the 2008 presidential campaign, said Thursday that fired Colorado professor Ward Churchill became the victim of a "witch hunt" after comparing Sept. 11 victims to a Nazi. "There's no doubt in my mind he was persecuted because of his politics," Ayers said before appearing with Churchill at a student rally on academic freedom at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Ayers, Churchill and writer-activist Derrick Jensen were to speak later at an event titled "Forbidden Education and the Rise of Neo-McCarthyism."
  • New School Students Cheer Ward Churchill Speech

    12/12/2006 8:57:24 AM PST · by Kaslin · 91 replies · 2,402+ views
    The New York Sun ^ | December12, 2006 | ANNIE KARNI
    An ethnic studies professor from the University of Colorado, Ward Churchill, received a standing ovation last night from a crowd of more than 200 New School students after blaming the 2001 World Trade Center attacks on America's support of Israel and its sanctions against Iraq in 1996. In a two-hour speech at the New School titled "Sterilizing History: The Fabrication of Innocent Americans," delivered without notes, Mr. Churchill traced what he called a pattern of mass murder as American foreign policy from the time of the country's inception to the events of September 11, 2001, which he said the country...
  • Embattled Colorado Professor Files Complaint Against Texas Detractor

    06/09/2005 7:24:07 PM PDT · by TheOtherOne · 29 replies · 1,335+ views
    AP ^ | AP-ES-06-09-05 2159EDT
    Embattled Colorado Professor Files Complaint Against Texas Detractor The Associated Press Published: Jun 9, 2005 BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - University of Colorado professor Ward Churchill, whose essay comparing some Sept. 11 victims to Nazis led to an investigation into his scholarship and ethnicity, has filed a complaint against one of his accusers. Churchill's complaint to Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas, accuses assistant sociology professor Thomas Brown of academic misconduct. Brown has alleged Churchill fabricated crucial details in his argument that the Army committed genocide against Indians in the 1800s. In an e-mail to The Denver Post Wednesday, Brown said Churchill...