Monthly Archives: July 2011

Chiefs Chair Mike Mullen Misses Point in Op-ed on Peoples Republic of China

In an op-ed “A Step Toward Trust With China” in the New York Times the outgoing chair”man” of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Mike Mullen, presents a faux moderation in his call for a more transparent, open military dialogue with the … Continue reading

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The Spine Journal Has Backbone! Devotes Issue to Corruption in Spine-Disorder Research with Medtronic Pay to Play Scheme

Emanating from the Dr Timothy Kuklo Medtronic Infuse research scandal, The Spine Journal devoted its entire June issue to the ongoing crisis in spine research due to greed, Big Pharma’s tentacles of bribe money and the utter lack of medical … Continue reading

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New York Times on Pay to Play Scheme with Medtronic’s Infuse: Yet Dr Kuklo Surprisingly Omitted

I find it curious that Dr Timothy Kuklo’s involvement in the pay to play scheme with Medtronic is ignored in this article in the New York Times. While briefly questioning the financial relationship of Dr Thomas A. Zdeblick with Medtronic … Continue reading

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National Labor Relations Board Grants St Xavier Request for Review of Pro-Adjunct Union Ruling: And a Little History

St Xavier University lost its bid to prevent the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) from asserting jurisdiction Continue reading

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Correction of Name of NLRB Hearing Officer at St Xavier University v Adjunct Hearing

In my commentary on my appearance at the May 2, 2011 National Labor Relations Board hearing in Chicago, I identified the Hearing Officer as Regional Director Joseph Barker. I did so because his name appears at the bottom of the … Continue reading

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New York Times “Highlights” My Comment on Casey Anthony Acquittals

The New York Times takes comments for some of its articles. Mine was #165 in order of publication. They “highlight” a “selection of the most interesting and thoughtful comments that represent a range of views.” I commented on the Anthony … Continue reading

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Professor Tomis Kapitan Responds to Cary Nelson’s article on Anti-Semitism

It is important that AAUP avoid even the hint of censorship. It is essential that criticism of Israel not be restricted by cultural norms of racialism that could preclude impassioned, robust criticism of an occupying nation. Nationalism educes emotions; the … Continue reading

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