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William Ayers

Anti-War Bomber Says Obama Should Be Tried For War Crimes

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 06.19.2013 | Politics

Bill Ayers, former University of Illinois professor and co-founder of the violent anti-war group Weather Underground, said Tuesday that President Bara...

Post-Election Schooling Blues: Children Are Not Widgets

Susan D. Blum | Posted 01.13.2013 | Education
Susan D. Blum

Radical education and radical politics do go together, because they both challenge the model of the person and the relations among them. So those suspicious of our president because of his ties to such a radical thinker may be somewhat correct.

When College Presidents Exit the Public Square

The Chronicle of Higher Education | Posted 08.17.2011 | College
The Chronicle of Higher Education

William Ayers said that democracy requires dialogue, but that too many academics refuse to express their opinions.

Donor Who Complained About Ayers Speech Pays For Ann Coulter To Speak At U. Of Wyoming

AP | By BOB MOEN | Posted 05.31.2011 | Denver

LARAMIE, Wyo. -- Ann Coulter was bringing her edgy brand of conservatism to the University of Wyoming Thursday, a year after the school drew widesprea...

Coulter To Speak At University Of Wyoming One Year After Ayers Scandal

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

LARAMIE, Wyo. — Conservative commentator and author Ann Coulter plans to speak at the University of Wyoming this month, nearly one year after the un...

Thoughts About Teaching in a Democracy

Kenneth Bernstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Kenneth Bernstein

Our education should have as its most important purpose preparing our students for a life in such a participatory democracy. Without that even their economic futures may well be in doubt.

Bill Ayers Denied Emeritus Status By University Of Illinois After Chris Kennedy's Plea

AP | DAVID MERCER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

URBANA, Ill. — The University of Illinois on Thursday denied 1960s radical William Ayers emeritus faculty status after trustees Chairman Christo...

Bill Ayers To Retire From UIC After 20 Years

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After 20 years of teaching at the University of Illinois at Chicago, former Weather Underground member William Ayers is getting ready to retire. T...

Ayers Speech Concludes Without Incident

AP | BOB MOEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

LARAMIE, Wyo. — A stack of e-mails released this week show Gov. Dave Freudenthal was among those who had supported canceling a talk by William A...

William Ayers Visit Prompts University Of Wyoming To Heighten Security

AP | BOB MOEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

LARAMIE, Wyo. — Security was heightened as William Ayers delivered a speech on education reform at the University of Wyoming on Wednesday, but o...

David Lane Strikes Again, Forces University Of Wyoming To Allow Bill Ayers Speech

AP | BOB MOEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

CASPER, Wyo. — A judge who served as a Marine in Vietnam ruled Tuesday the University of Wyoming must allow William Ayers to speak on campus, bu...

David Lane Strikes Again, Forces University Of Wyoming To Allow Bill Ayers Speech

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) -- A federal judge has ruled that the University of Wyoming must allow 1960s radical William Ayers to speak on the school's campus ...

Bill Ayers SUES University Of Wyoming After Banning Campus Speech

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

LARAMIE, Wyo. — Bill Ayers and a University of Wyoming student are suing the school after it banned the former 1960s radical from speaking on ca...

Lawyer Threatens To SUE University Of Wyoming For Canceling William Ayers Speech

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

LARAMIE, Wyo. — A Denver lawyer says he'll sue the University of Wyoming unless it lets former 1960s radical William Ayers speak on campus. Dav...

University Of Wyoming CANCELS William Ayers Speech: 'Presence Would Adversely Impact School's Reputation'

AP | BOB MOEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

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 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.

'The Manchurian President': Conspiracy Theories, Birtherism, and Guilt by Association

Terry Krepel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Terry Krepel

The goal of Aaron Klein's new book, The Manchurian President: Barack Obama's Ties to Communists, Socialists and Other Anti-American Extremists, is summed right there in the title.

Ayers, Wright Talk Mideast Peace At Chicago Church

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

OAK PARK, Ill. — Two men who created waves for President Barack Obama on the campaign trail have appeared together at a suburban Chicago church ...

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...

Get Your War On: White Man's Burden (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

The white guys breaks down and confesses he's not made of stone, he's made of glass. The really thin kind. ...

Bill Ayers Calls Attempt To Have Him Fired 'Absurd'

Chicago Tribune | Steve Brosinski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Calling a state senator's push to get him axed from his public university job "frivolous," William Ayers on Thursday said lawmakers have more importan...

Bill Ayers To Publish Graphic Novel

Publishers Weekly | Calvin Reid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Teachers College Press, a scholarly, professional and trade publisher focused on the theory and practice of teacher education, has reached agreement ...