farewell to academe

Xxxx Xxxxxx xxxxxxxxxx at xxxxxxxxxxxxx.xxx
Mon Mar 5 19:32:09 MST 2001


dear micheal,

thanks for being the few courageous in the academia. real world struggles
need more people like you and Jim.

And good luck with your plans in the future. stay with us.
in solidarity, Xxxx

----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael Yates" <mikey+ at pitt.edu>
To: <marxism at lists.panix.com>
Sent: Monday, March 05, 2001 8:17 PM
Subject: Re: farewell to academe


> Nestor,
>
> Yes, academic quality for all.  By the way, I am only able to retire
> because of the nature of my retirement money.  For 32 years I saved 8%
> of my pay and the University matched this with 12%.  A lot of this was
> used by the pension fund to purchase stocks and the great US bull market
> benefitted me greatly.  At age 55 I can access this account if I leave
> the University.  So I am going to leave.  But the University is not
> giving me any sort of early retirement.  Far from it.  After August I
> will have to buy health insurance for my wife and I or go without it.
>
> Thanks for you kind comments.
>
> In solidarity (y venceremos!!),
>
> Michael
>
> Gorojovsky wrote:
> >
> > En relación a farewell to academe,
> > el 5 Mar 01, a las 0:05, Michael Yates dijo:
> >
> > > Dear friends,
> > > And of course we will always be
> > > dedicated to the working class from which we came and whose
liberation,
> > > while a long way off, is the prerequisite for the creation of a
society
> > > with any pretension at all to freedom and democracy.
> > >
> >
> > And academic quality.
> >
> > Envious that you can get a pension at 55, but happy to know that now you
will
> > be able to better help all of us.
> >
> > Néstor Miguel Gorojovsky
> > gorojovsky at arnet.com.ar
>






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