COCAL is the Coalition of Contingent Academic Labor, a nearly 20 year old network of contingent activists and their organizations that does a conference (now tri-national – USA, CAN (including QBC) , and MEX) every other year, usually in August. It also sponsors a listserv, called ADJ-L, and has an International Advisory Committee and a website www.cocalinternational.org and Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/COCALInternational>.
These updates are compiled and distributed weekly by Joe Berry and are reprinted here with his permission. These are the updates from June 11, 2016.
Please join me in mourning the death of one of my heroes, boxing world champion Muhammed Ali, at 74 of Parkinson’s. Though “adopted” by the mainstream establishment in recent years, for many people he always represented the ultimate personal courage, self sacrifice, generosity, resistance, and militancy in his refusal to fight in Viet Nam and his support for all struggles…
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