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DRIVEN TO DESPAIR

H.L. Mencken wrote, “The notion that a radical is one who hates his country is naïve and usually idiotic. He is, more likely, one who likes his country more than the rest of us, and is thus more disturbed than the rest of us when he sees it debauched. 573 more words

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Sonali Kolhatkar: Black Women’s Lives Matter: Film Reveals Little-Known Story of the Grim Sleeper

 Margaret Prescod, founder of the Black Coalition Fighting Back Serial Murders, and host of “Sojourner Truth” on KPFK, Pacifica Radio, told me in an…

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A Media Entry - A Few of My Favorite Things

Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens are all very well and good, and certainly not bad things, but not my favorite things.  So this holiday season I’ll share some of my favorite things, and maybe they’ll become some of your favorite things as well. 1,121 more words

Humor

Random Recommendation Time!

Hi all,

Just in time for winter breaks that might lend themselves to some leisure time, I thought I’d recommend a time-suck that is both entertaining and enlightening! 177 more words

Media

John Pilger: War by Media and the Triumph of Propaganda

 Secrecy, Surveillance and Censorship

The information age is actually a media age. We have war by media; censorship by media; demonology by media; retribution by media; diversion by media – a surreal assembly line of obedient clichés and false assumptions.

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Militarism

teaching philosophy statement

The Teaching Philosophy Statement is a document that doctoral students are often asked to iterate throughout their graduate study in order to prepare them for the job market. 1,275 more words

Games

The Real Roswell Part 1

2014 marked the 67th anniversary of what has become known as the ‘Roswell Incident.’ In the years since the release of Charles Berlitz and William L. 2,568 more words

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