Monthly Archives: January 2008

Senator John McCain: “Maverick War Hero” is a War Criminal and Possibly Mass Murderer

Senator John McCain, Republican of Arizona, and presumptive Republican presidential nominee, has also attempted to ride the path to power and influence due to his extremely violent activities as a navy pilot. Mr George W. Bush, who visited Vietnam in November 2006, visited … Continue reading

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Professor Kirstein Remarks at Women and Gender Studies Symposium

Panel Presentation: Women and Gender Symposium, St Xavier University, January 26, 2008, Chicago, Illinois Spanish philosopher Miguel Unamuno said, “At times, to be Silent is to Lie.” In higher education self-censorship may sometimes be construed in that manner. For example, … Continue reading

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Professor Kirstein to Participate at DePaul University Academic Freedom Conference:

I am honoured to be involved in this venue since it is organised and conceptualised by DePaul University students who were galvanised by the egregious decisions to deny tenure to Dr Norman G. Finkelstein and Dr Mehrene Larudee. This is … Continue reading

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“Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan” Lives: New Photos of Greenwich Village Walk on 4th Street

  Photo by Don Hunstein, February 1963 Bob Dylan’s second album, perhaps the greatest folk album of topical songs ever released, was titled the Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan. (1963)  For some reason there has been an upsurge in interest in the photo … Continue reading

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Dr King’s March on Washington, Bob Dylan and Senator Obama Sermon

The Reverend Dr Martin Luther King Jr at March on Washington, August 28, 1963. Here he delivered his “I Have A Dream” oration. At the march, Bob Dylan sung “Only A Pawn In Their Game” (link to verse and audio … Continue reading

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Encyclopedia of the Culture Wars: Kirstein To Publish Essay Articles on J Robert Oppenheimer and Academic Freedom

For Update Information see link: “The Times They Are A-Changin’”  New from M.E. Sharpe Encyclopedia of the Culture Wars Issues, Voices, and Viewpoints Two‑Volume Set Edited by Roger Chapman, Palm Beach Atlantic University Although openness and inclusion are cornerstones of … Continue reading

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New York Times Columnist Maureen Dowd Actually Criticises Israel

Maureen Dowd was with Mr Bush on his foray into the Middle East and filed this column in today’s New York Times. Here are some surprising excerpts that address the one-sided approach of American diplomacy and the suffering of the … Continue reading

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Senator Hillary Clinton’s Revisionist History

Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton in addition to her misreading of the role of Dr King’s prominence in the civil rights movement, demonstrated additional partisan and revisionist history that is inaccurate. Revisionist history is the motive force behind historiography but it can … Continue reading

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Are President Clinton and Senator Clinton Racists?

Much has been made of recent comments directed at the Obama campaign by President Bill  and Senator Hillary Clinton. The House majority whip and highest ranking African-American in Congress, Democratic Representative James E. Clyburn of South Carolina, is contemplating an Obama … Continue reading

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Twenty New Hampshire Soldiers Killed in Iraq War Aggression. Vote Against the War!

The New Hampshire primary is scheduled for Tuesday, January 8, 2008. Twenty New Hampshire military personnel were killed in the immoral, terrorist Iraq War. Both Senators Hillary Rodham Clinton and John Edwards voted to authorise the use of military force … Continue reading

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Mr Bush’s French Poodle President Nicolas Sarkozy Resisted in Student Strike

For seven weeks, a massive movement has been growing within the French University system, uniting professors, students and staff in a struggle against President Nicolas Sarkozy’s new university reform law, the law concerning the “Liberties and Responsabilities of the Universities” … Continue reading

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