Monthly Archives: November 2006

Kirstein Cited in Major Review of David Horowitz, The Professors

Cary Nelson, Jubilee Professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and president of the American Association of University Professors, cites me as an example of Mr Horowitz’s attempt to blacklist and castigate progressive faculty. … Continue reading

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Five Point Plan to Bring Stability to Iraq and the Region

1) An international arrest warrant should be issued by the International Criminal Court, which the criminal United States does not even recognise, or other appropriate jurisdiction against senior American officials who instigated and ruthlessly decided to invade Iraq and are … Continue reading

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Professor Sadanand Eloquently Defends Persecuted Professor Ward Churchill

I received this via e-mail and am in accord with its argumentation. I presume its authenticity. November 22, 2006 Dear Prof. Lodwick I understand that your P&T Committee at the University of Colorado is hearing Prof. Ward Churchill’s appeal against … Continue reading

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Senator McCain, Mr Bush and Senator Kerry: the State of American Militarism

During the 2004 presidential election, Vietnam was a major issue in the campaign. Predictably the issue was which of the two candidates was the most virile, violent and eager to go to war or an agency for death and combat … Continue reading

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Ending the Racist War Crime in Iraq

Disengagement from Iraq will not be facilitated by introducing more troops in country. Senator John McCain's proposal is outrageous. This man has no conception of war from below. A navy pilot who bombed innocent civilians and other collateral targets in North … Continue reading

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Veterans Day Four Years Later! E-mail Colloquy between Richard Yanikoski and Peter N. Kirstein

Four years ago on November 11, 2002, I was suspended, removed from the classroom and reprimanded as a result of an e-mail I sent to a cadet at the United States Air Force Academy. The reprimand was placed in my personnel file on December 23, … Continue reading

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Karl Marx, Das Kapital Coming to a Theatre Near You

Collective puts Marx's Das Kapital on stage Jess Smee in Berlin Thursday November 9, 2006 The Guardian There is no wedding, no romantic interest and no plot to speak of. Instead the reader of Karl Marx's epic work, Das Kapital, … Continue reading

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Late Thursday or Early Friday Revelations: New Documents to be Released

Friday will be for all intents and purposes the fourth anniversay of my suspension for an antiwar e-mail. The actual date, as the Wall Street Journal joyously proclaimed in two anti-Kirstein editorials, was November 11, 2002. Their ebullient proclamation of joy … Continue reading

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Native American C.U. Graduate Student Questions Professor Churchill’s Provenance and Standing.

The e-mail exchange transpired on November 4 and 5th, 2006 between University of Colorado Graduate Student Heidi McCann and Professor Kirstein. Professor Kirstein, My name is Heidi McCann.  I am Yavapai-Apache/Kashia Pomo/Coast Miwok born for the Yavapai-Apache Nation of which … Continue reading

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Courageous University of Colorado A.A.U.P. Chapter Defends Ward Churchill from Dismissal.

STATEMENT OF THE AAUP CHAPTER AT THE UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT BOULDER REGARDING THE INVESTIGATION AND RECOMMENDED TERMINATION OF PROFESSOR WARD CHURCHILL  The American Association of University Professors has been fighting to protect academic freedom, faculty governance, and due process … Continue reading

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University of Northern Iowa Student Advises Me to Leave Country and is Doing Research Paper on Me.

Editing of both e-mail for typographical and occasional stylistic purposes was done. His e-mail initiated the exchange. This is what I wrote at the top of my e-mail followed by interpolations after most of his sentences below. I have removed the student's e-mail address.  … Continue reading

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