Archive for the ‘gary leupp’ Category

MARX AND WALKING ZEN

Sunday, June 23rd, 2019

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ENDING THE PARK ERA IN SOUTH KOREA FOR GOOD

Wednesday, April 11th, 2018

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LIBERATING EUROPE FROM RUSSIAN GAS

Sunday, August 13th, 2017

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IMAGINING A “CLEAN BREAK” WITH ISRAEL… OVER IRAN

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

Are people today more susceptible to lies, packaged and organised as truth? That's the true role of any "nation-building press". The world of science acknowledges matter-of-factly that Iran is not pursuing a nuclear weapons program. There is simply no evidence for one. The UN's International Atomic Energy Agency, staffed by specialists ...

THE JAPANESE DISASTERS

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

We cannot attribute either divine or human agency to the movements of tectonic plates off the coast of Honshu. This is just - shikataganai - the way things happen on our young vigorous planet. But, as history professor Gary Leupp laments, it may happen that the worst part of this ...

THE EGYPTIAN REVOLUTION

Tuesday, February 1st, 2011

At first the revolution was televised only by Al Jazeera when the rest of the mainstream press gave passing coverage to the Egyptian revolt. The fear was that Western powers would lose their influence over a key Middle Eastern ally. But Professor Gary Leupp argues change is for the better. ...

THE YEMENI TONER CARTRIDGE BOMB STORY

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

Parcels that may or may not contain bombs. Devices in parcels that may or may not explode in mid-air. Targets in the USA that may or may not be targets if said bombs were supposed to explode mid-air. There you have it a series of contradictions, of hurriedly manufactured terrorism, ...

THE POPE’S COVER-UP

Thursday, April 15th, 2010

Given the rash of reports about the current pope's alleged involvement in the cover-up of clerical child abuse in a number of countries, Gary Leupp has produced a timeline for the convenience of anyone studying the matter. As the history professor pointed out, it's no doubt incomplete, but hopefully helpful ...

FIGHT THE REAL ENEMY

Thursday, March 25th, 2010

Clerics of the Roman Catholic Church in Ireland and the US were engaging in wide-scale child abuse, and the Church itself was covering it up, for years. Meanwhile, the Pope hasn't said anything yet about the hundreds of abuse cases in Germany occurring under his watch, when he was Archbishop ...