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10 Years Later: Anti-War Writings, Old & New

Krane (right, in red shirt with dreadlocks) on March 19, 2003 joins a crowd of anti-war demonstrators sitting-in at Court and Union, the main intersection of uptown Athens, Ohio which borders the main campus of Ohio University. Photo by Lindsay … Continue reading

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Latino group discusses conflict with Ohio University newspaper

(Latino Student Union member Ashley Diaz in front of a mural protesting racism in The Post. Photo by James Robels) By Damon Krane October 2007 The InterActivist Magazine (Athens, Ohio) ************************ Newspapers don’t often become news. But when they do, … Continue reading

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Group strives to bring Democracy Now! to WOUB

A conversation with Carolyn Fisk, Bob Smiddie and Bob Sheak By Damon Krane September 2007 The InterActivist Magazine (Athens, Ohio) ************************** Democracy Now! is the non-profit, independent, public affairs news program of acclaimed journalist Amy Goodman, who often co-hosts the … Continue reading

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Finding fellowship in a life of struggle

A conversation with Amy Melnyk By Damon Krane September 2007 The InterActivist Magazine (Athens, Ohio) ************************** Amy Melnyk has worked with an exhaustive list of local nonprofit organizations, community and campus activist groups since she moved to Athens in 2000. … Continue reading

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Veteran LGBT rights activist reflects on time at Ohio University

An interview with Mickey Hart By Damon Krane & Dana Stewart October 2006 The InterActivist Magazine (Athens, Ohio) http://theinteractivist.blogspot.com/2008/02/veteran-lgbt-rights-activist-reflects.html ************************ A tireless activist for peace and justice since coming to Ohio University in the early 1990s, Mickey Hart now runs … Continue reading

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Hiphop scholar mixes culture, politics of Black resistance

(Photo by Damon Krane) A conversation with Akil Houston By Damon Krane September 2006 The InterActivist Magazine (Athens, Ohio) ************************* Akil Houston teaches courses on film and media studies in Ohio University’s African American Studies department. He is a published … Continue reading

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OU alum witnesses Israel’s 2006 war on Lebanon

A conversation with Jehan Mullin By Damon Krane September 2006 The InterActivist Magazine (Athens, Ohio) ************************ Jehan “Gigi” Mullin is a former president of the Ohio University chapter of human rights group Amnesty International. She graduated OU in 2000 with … Continue reading

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