By Maria Telesco
Lynne Stewart is serving a 10-year prison sentence for the “crime” of effectively representing her client in a terrorism case.
If you were in serious trouble, maybe accused of terrorism, the best court-appointed lawyer you could hope for would be Lynne Stewart. A criminal defense attorney for more than 30 years, judges would often assign Stewart to represent those who were accused of crimes so outrageous that other attorneys wouldn’t touch them with a 10-foot pole.
Stewart has dedicated her life to defending the oppressed. Now, at age 74, her reward for a lifelong career …[Read the details]
Fresno Center for Nonviolence – May 2013
Lou Baker (right) and George B. Kauffman at an American Chemical Society meeting.
By George B. Kauffman
(Author’s note: The following is a tribute to my mentor and longtime friend, Louis Coombs Weller Baker (November 24, 1921–April 15, 2003), on the 10th anniversary of his death.)
Compound α: Ode to a Complex Salt [CoCO3NH3)4]NO3.1/2H2O
“There and Back Again,” Bilbo Baggins’ original title for the Hobbit—J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring
I It sits in a small, squat bottle on my office shelf, A dull, brick-red, free-flowing powder, Carefully labeled in a meticulous adolescent hand, “Compound α, May …[Read the details]
By Alex Vavoulis
Antiwar and free speech fights at Fresno State in the late 1960s and early 1970s resulted in the establishment of the Fresno Free College Foundation and radio station KFCF 88.1 FM.
The Slow Death of Fresno State, written by Professor Kenneth Seib of the Fresno State College English Department in 1979, is a tribute to the people who joined the struggle for a better college community and a more enlightened society in the late 1960s and the early 1970s. This e-book provides an authoritative account of their struggle. The Fresno Free College Foundation’s (FFCF) board …[Read the details]
Fresno Center for Nonviolence – April 2013