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To Mitch Daniels: My Senior Seminar on Howard Zinn

America’s Great Historian Howard Zinn (r) Arrested for Anti-war Vietnam Protest I think President Mitch Daniels would benefit from seeing my syllabus on the works of Howard Zinn. In addition other revisionist scholars who maybe interested in an immersion course on the historiography … Continue reading

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American Association of University Professors Announces October Investigation of National Louis University

August 13, 2012 Dr. Nivine Megahed                                                                                                                        President                                                                                                                                      National Louis University                                                                                                                  122 South Michigan Avenue                                                                                                              Chicago, Illinois 60603 I am writing to follow-up on my letter of July 17 notifying you and others of the names of the members of the … Continue reading

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St Xavier University v NLRB in Adjunct Faculty Efforts to Unionize

In this initial blogging on this situation I will present links to various documents that elucidate the effort of the St Xavier University Adjunct Faculty to pursue collective bargaining and the university’s determined efforts to prevent it. In 2010 the … Continue reading

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Kirstein Blog and University of North Carolina Doctoral Dissertation Survey.

Doctoral Candidate Carolyn Hank Carolyn Hank a Ph.D. candidate in the School of Information and Library Science at Chapel Hill is doing research on her doctoral dissertation on the use of blogs by “academics.” I guess an ample number are involved in … Continue reading

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Kirstein Blog Will Be On Hiatus…

  …Keep the transformative demands and the dream of a less violent, hegemonic and nationalistic America alive. kirstein@sxu.edu

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Blog Anniversary #2 “Interview” (July 27, 2005-July 27, 2007)

Liberation Gazette: Welcome Professor Peter N. Kirstein to Liberation Gazette. This is the second anniversary of your blog. What is your assessment of this enterprise at the end of its second year? PNK: Well it has been a hectic year. … Continue reading

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A Reflection on the Finkelstein Case and this Blog

I have received for months and have seen in the so-called blogosphere inquiries as to how I acquired certain information on the Finkelstein-Larudee academic freedom-tenure cases. The source that enabled me to first reveal the difficulties that Dr Norman Finkelstein … Continue reading

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Peter N. Kirstein v. The New York Times: A Journey Through the Lofty Senior Editor Bureaucracy in Search of a Correction in Finkelstein Case

Dr Norman Finkelstein is an assistant professor of political science at DePaul University. He is applying for tenure and promotion in rank to associate professor and I was the first to report that the professor was encountering some obstacles. The … Continue reading

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Military Empire Keeps “Hitting” Blog

I post fairly frequently in rough groups of ten hits from the far reaches of the U.S. military establishment. It is nice to know that there is an interest among military personnel in my comments. Whenever I receive authentic, provocative … Continue reading

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More Military Industrial Complex Visitors to Blog

1) Air Mobility Command Comp/Systems Squadron, Scott AFB, Illinois 2) Directorate of Automation Services, Ft Belvoir, Virginia 3) HQ, 5th Signal Command 4) McGuire Air Force Base, New Jersey 5) Naval Computer and Telecommunications Center, Naples, Italy 6) Randolph Air … Continue reading

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The Empire Comes Knocking: Ten Military Entities Visit Blog

True confessions. I receive a significant number of “visitors” from the national-security establishment to put it delicately. This includes of course the military. Each day numerous components of the far-flung U.S. military empire access my blog–even on Sundays and holidays. … Continue reading

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Welcome Mr President: Iranian leader Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is now Blogging.

One can access a link to his new blog at my Blogroll on the right. The Iranian president is outspoken, refreshing and unwilling to accede to diktat by the American-British-Israeli alliance. I agree that Iran is entitled to nuclear power … Continue reading

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1st Year Blog Anniversary (July 27, 2005-July 27, 2006) and F.A.Q.

One year ago today I initiated the blog with this post although it was updated. I have been asked if members of the administration are aware of my blog and if they have communicated any reaction to it. I do not have … Continue reading

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First Blog and Disclaimer

This is my first blog. It won’t be the last! I hope this weblog will present effective counterargumentation and observations about the American Empire and the failed dream of its founders. This blog will present radical visions and different perspectives … Continue reading

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