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Make corporations pay more!

  Dec 14, 2015     1685 Views     Comments Off on Make corporations pay more!  

AAUP-OR supports A Better Oregon by Margaret Butler, Executive Director A Better Oregon is the campaign to end chronic underfunding of education, healthcare and senior services through a modest increase in the minimum tax for large corporations.  The AAUP-Oregon Executive Committee made the decision to support the initiative petition because our members are tired of the continued crisis in state funding.  If we make the pie bigger, we can increase funding for higher education. Many groups have been in conversation for a long time about the need for reinvestment in education and social services, and after testing many possible ideas…

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PSU: solidarity at faculty Senate

  Dec 14, 2015     1727 Views     Comments Off on PSU: solidarity at faculty Senate  

Portland State University by Pam Miller, President, PSU-AAUP Greetings everyone! Hope everyone is doing well. I am certain we are all looking forward to the winter break. It does mean preparation for winter quarter, tying up loose ends, etc., yet let us all get some rest, enjoy some good food, and enjoy the company of friends and family. On Monday, November 30, PSU-AAUP packed the Senate to hear a joint bargaining update from our union and from administration. Many Senators wore their red shirts as did the 100 or so members who attended this action. Signs, applause, and good news filled the…

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