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Joint Statement in Opposition to Book Censorship in Tucson

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Joint Statement in Opposition to Book Censorship in Tucson

JOINT STATEMENT IN OPPOSITION TO BOOK CENSORSHIP IN THE TUCSON UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT January 30, 2012 The undersigned organizations are committed to protecting free speech and intellectual freedom. We write to express our deep concern about the removal of books used in the Mexican-American Studies ...

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NYRA Freedom Volume 12, Issue 1

Contents NYRA Action Teams Rebooted McIntosh Returns Lowering Hawaii's Voting Age California's New NYRA Chapter Last Month's Mission - Successful! This Month's Mission: Stop the Gulags Get Lerner's Book On Us DoSomething.org Wants to Fund YOU! Calendar Blog News NYRA in the News Other News ...

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#16tovote on the 16th – January 2012

First #16tovote on the 16th of the year and it lands on MLK Day! How nice. Just when everyone's minds are on Dr. King's legacy, here we are promoting expansion of voting rights to youth! It also happened the same day as the Republican presidential ...

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Continuing King’s Legacy

Every year around this time, we hear the same soundbites from Martin Luther King’s poetic but relatively innocuous “I Have a Dream” speech. In some schools, textbooks include King’s more thought-provoking essay “Letter from Birmingham Jail,” but they usually censor the thought-provoking parts. What those ...

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NYRA Mourns Passing of John Taylor Gatto

Renowned critic of compulsory schooling, John Taylor Gatto passed away this week at the age of 82.  A teacher for 30 years, he achieved notoriety after...

BY Alex Koroknay-Palicz
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Portland Student Rights Union joins NYRA to address Student Rights

Members of Portland Student Rights Union - A NYRA Chapter We originally started the Portland Student Rights Union (SRU) in October 2017 to protest the administration...

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18 Years Is Half My Life

Time speeds up A year represents less perceived time to someone in their 90s than it does to someone in their teens. You can see how...

BY Sebastian Barajas
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Portland Student Rights Union joins NYRA to address Student Rights

Members of Portland Student Rights Union - A NYRA Chapter We originally started the Portland Student Rights Union (SRU) in October 2017 to protest the administration...

BY Portland Student Rights Union
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18 Years Is Half My Life

Time speeds up A year represents less perceived time to someone in their 90s than it does to someone in their teens. You can see how...

BY Sebastian Barajas
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Schwarzenegger v Gamers – Help Us Fight Back

Arnold is trying to take away your games. Don't let him. California passed a law that would ban the sale of all "violent" video games to...

BY Alex Koroknay-Palicz
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NYRA Mourns Passing of John Taylor Gatto

Renowned critic of compulsory schooling, John Taylor Gatto passed away this week at the age of 82.  A teacher for 30 years, he achieved notoriety after...

BY Alex Koroknay-Palicz
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