Monthly Archives: May 2007

Hero Cindy Sheehan Reflects on America and Her Role in the Anti-war Movement

May 28, 2007 9:59 AM Subject: “Good Riddance Attention Whore” by Cindy Sheehan Ms Sheehan speaking at St Xavier University, February 2006. Photo courtesy of Daily Southtown I have endured a lot of smear and hatred since Casey was killed … Continue reading

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Ward Churchill Response: University of Colorado President Hank Brown’s Recommendation to Dismiss

President Hank Brown has quite predictably recommended that the Regents of the University of Colorado (CU) fire me – not, he claims, because of my constitutionally protected statements about 9/11 but because of my scholarship. However, as hundreds of academics … Continue reading

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Professor Kirstein to Present Paper at Renown International Military Conference: Inter University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society

Peace is better than War. War needs to be challenged as guarantor of peace. The Inter University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society, a leading organization of “defence intellectuals,” strategic planners, military scholars, academicians who teach withing the military educational … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Illusions: 2007

Remember the extermination during the Vietnam genocide when innocent babies and children were napalmed to death by American imperialist forces. I MEMORIALISE them this MEMORIAL Day. Nick Ut won a Pulitzer Prize for this June 1972 photograph of nine-year-old napalm … Continue reading

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Chicago Sun-Times Reporter Responds to Letter that was not published on Finkelstein Tenure Case

Dave Newbart wrote an article on DePaul University political science Professor Norman G. Finkelstein’s tenure case. I submitted a letter that appeared headed for publication but was later rejected. The reporter contacted me to explain his views. I appreciate the … Continue reading

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Chicago Sun-Times Gets Cold Feet: Now They Won’t Publish Letter on Finkelstein Tenure Case

This was the letter I had sent to the Chicago Sun-Times in response to Dave Newbart’s article on the Norman Finkelstein tenure case: I would like to take strong exception to the editorializing in Dave Newbart’s article on “Tenure and … Continue reading

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Paul D. Wolfowitz, American War Criminal, Uses Vulgar Language to Keep World Bank Presidency

Happier days when the architect of war was presiding over the “liberation” of Iraq. This is his threatening vulgar statement to some senior officials of the World Bank if they were to reveal the special favours he dispensed for his … Continue reading

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Updated: Chicago Sun-Times Weighs in on Finkelstein Tenure Case

The Chicago-Sun Times ran a story today on the Finkelstein tenure case. I present my reaction, excerpts and a link to the story. {Let us hope that DePaul University, as the article suggests, indeed resents external efforts to influence its … Continue reading

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Key Decision Today on Professor Norman Finkelstein Tenure Case

Today Friday May 11, 2007 DePaul University’s Tenure and Promotion Committee will meet to vote on Norman Finkelstein’s tenure case.

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Chicago Tribune and News Hounds on FOX News Story on Finkelstein Tenure Case

This is the Chicago Tribune story: I quoted an e-mail from DePaul University President Rev. Dennis Holtschneider at the end of the story that strongly suggests that DePaul University will not be intimidated by vicious, arrogant enemies of academic freedom … Continue reading

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Norman Finkelstein Interviewed in Socialist Worker on His Tenure Case

I do not agree with DePaul University political science Professor Norman G. Finkelstein’s assessment of the generally protected status of academic freedom in the U.S. He is too modest in stressing the uniqueness of his case although he concedes he … Continue reading

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Norman Finkelstein Defended by Premier Holocaust Historian Raul Hilberg and Oxford Middle East Expert, Avi Shlaim

Raul Hilberg the dean of historians on the history of the holocaust has frequently demonstrated his courage and toleration of dissent. When David Irving’s important book on Goebbels was censored by the armies of the night–censors of those who defy … Continue reading

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Howard Zinn: Calls for Youth Activism and Revisionist History

As my former advisor and professor when I attended Boston University, I can attest to the value of his scholarship in my teaching. Just this academic year alone, I incorporated into my reading lists Dr Zinn’s, People’s History of the … Continue reading

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Tonality: David Horowitz, Alan Dershowitz and My Formerly “Deranged Blog.”

David Horowitz, the erstwhile, radical leftist now conservative crusader against the “radical,” professorial presence in the Humanities and Social Sciences, does occasionally respond to legitimate criticism. A quality frankly some on the left eschew. I had taken some umbrage in … Continue reading

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Weekend Dreaming

Academic Freedom “Justice” for War Criminals Free Speech Equalisation of Conditions The End of American Dominance and Imperialism Justice for the Oppressed non-Judeo-Christian MAJORITY End of avaricious capitalism but limit state power and intervention. The demilitarisation of America and the … Continue reading

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Army Censors and Persecutes Joan Baez: Not allowed to Sing Before Troops

Bob Dylan and Joan Baez in 1964 Protest at Newark airport: Daniel Kramer photo. We are told by the war criminals that we are in Iraq to spread democracy to the Middle East. Well apparently the army wants to attenuate … Continue reading

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Professor Kirstein interviewed on Iran Public Television

Peter N. Kirstein, Ph.D., professor of history, was interviewed for two hours for an upcoming documentary, Voices from America, which will appear this spring on Iran Channel 4 television. It is a component of Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting. The … Continue reading

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