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Bill Ayers Speech CANCELED By University Of Wyoming

AP | BOB MOEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The University of Wyoming has canceled a speech by former 1960s radical William Ayers after it raised hundreds of objections fr...

Bill Ayers is Back... with a Brilliant Graphic Novel

Dan Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Dan Brown

William Ayers's new book To Teach: The Journey, In Comics is part autobiography, part education reform tract, and entirely enjoyable to read.

Louder Than A Bomb: Slam Poetry Festival Allows Teen Poets To Shine

HuffPost Eyes&Ears Local | Laurie Koblesky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Produced by HuffPost's Eyes & Ears Citizen Journalism Unit The tenth annual "Louder Than a Bomb" youth poetry slam exploded across the stage of the V...

Jeff Haas, Bill Ayers Discuss New Book About Fred Hampton And Activism At Chicago Bookstore

Huffington Post | Samira Said | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Produced by HuffPost's Eyes & Ears Citizen Journalism Unit "Back [in the 60's] segregation was normalized so it's easy to say 'If I would have been a...

HuffPost Reviews: Snoop Dogg, Timbaland, Clipse, and Chris Brown, Plus an Interview With Papa Roach on World Hunger Year

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Welcome to Snoopworld, where Chevys still are bouncin', would-be gangstas still kind of prowl the streets (albeit it's a new generation), explicit-isms flow like 40 oz. beer, and tempos best not harsh anyone's mellow.

New Rule: Everyone Deserves Equal Rights

Bill Maher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Bill Maher

This weekend is the perfect time for Obama to announce he's repealing "don't ask, don't tell" and committing to a full-throated endorsement of gay marriage. But of course that's not going to happen.

Ayers Demonstrates Against Obama: 'Appalled And Alarmed' By War (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For more proof that Bill Ayers and Barack Obama are not, actually close, video has surfaced of the education professor protesting in Chicago against t...

Ayers Obama Book Conspiracy Resurfaces; Bill Ayers Responds

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Way back in the fall of 2008, when some people were terribly concerned that then-senator Barack Obama had met a former terrorist named Bill Ayers, a f...

That Something Is Published Does Not Make It True

Judith M. Bardwick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Judith M. Bardwick

I'm not on anyone's list to receive emails or blogs or even solicitations for money from extremely right wing, politically conservative organizations ...

My Brother Loves Glenn Beck, But I Still Love My Brother

Suz Redfearn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Suz Redfearn

My brother rolled into D.C. from Boston on a chartered bus, arriving in the dark outside a Marriott. I scanned the pack of fairly nondescript folks ...

Purdue Limiting Access To Bill Ayers Lecture

Lafayette Journal & Courier | ERIC WEDDLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Only a select group at Purdue University will be eligible to attend a Thursday night lecture about education reform by a controversial academic, the s...

The Return Of McCarthyism: Hysteria In Action On The Right (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

***UPDATE 9/22/09*** I haven't found another embeddable version yet, but sharp-eyed reader Mark points out that you can watch the video here. ***UPDA...

The State of Denial Has Zero Electoral Votes -- But It Seems to Be Winning

Larry Gellman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Larry Gellman

Apparently in addition to being a socialist, a terrorist, a Kenyan, a Nazi, a granny killer, and like Hitler -- Obama is not even really our president. The whole thing was just a big liberal lie.

Palin's Ayers Line Was Scripted By McCain Campaign

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a Newsweek election postmortem, members of John McCain campaign staff said VP candidate Sarah Palin had defied them with one of her most vicious at...

Ayers On Arne Duncan: 'He's Obama's Ideological Soul Mate'

Chicago Sun-Times | Abdon M. Pallasch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

So how do a couple of ex-radical anti-war activists spend Memorial Day? Former "Weather Underground" activists Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn held a...

Ayers Appearance Canceled For Safety: Bookstore

Daily Herald | Melissa Jenco | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It was concerns with patron and employee safety that prompted Anderson's Bookshop in Naperville this week to cancel a scheduled appearance by controve...

Ayers: Canceled School Lecture Teaches 'Terrible Lessons'

Daily Herald | Melissa Jenco | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Controversial author Bill Ayers says separate decisions by school officials and a bookshop owner to cancel his scheduled appearances next week in Nape...

Bill Ayers Naperville School Speech Canceled By Officials

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Naperville School District has canceled a scheduled speech by Bill Ayers after it sparked "outrage" in the community, the district said in a state...

Ayers To Make Speech Via Satellite After Appearance Canceled

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

BOSTON (AP) -- Former Weather Underground Organization member William Ayers will address Boston College students via satellite after university admini...

Students Need Parents Permission To Attend Bill Ayers School Lecture

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

NAPERVILLE, Ill. (AP) -- Former 1960s radical William Ayers is scheduled to speak at a suburban Chicago high school next month. On the campaign trail...

San Francisco Police Take Aim At Bill Ayers And Bernardine Dohrn For 1970 Bombing

San Francisco Chronicle | Demian Bulwa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Leaders of San Francisco's police officers union have accused Weather Underground co-founder Bill Ayers and his wife, Bernardine Dohrn, of taking part...

Bill Ayers Spending Week At University Of Illinois As Guest In Residence

The News Gazette | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

School reform activist, education scholar and former Weather Underground member Bill Ayers will be a Unit One/Allen Hall guest-in-residence next week ...

Ayers Lecture Protested By Pennsylvania GOP Lawmakers

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

MILLERSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- Republican state representatives from central Pennsylvania have written to university officials urging them to cancel an upc...

Former Weather Underground Member: Ayers "Disingenuous"

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Weather Underground member Howard Machtinger argues in an "In These Times" essay that Bill Ayers "glosses over" the violence of the organizatio...

Bill Ayers Lecture Plans Cause Controversy At Pennsylvania School

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

MILLERSVILLE, Pa. - A scheduled speech by radical-turned-professor William Ayers is causing dissension at Millersville University in central Pennsylva...