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Newspapers are Rags and Criminals are Dignitaries

Newspapers are Rags and Criminals are Dignitaries

To the Editors of the Bloomington, Indiana Herald-Times (a Schurz Communications Product), I think we must conclude that the HT is not a newspaper dedicated to anything like journalism.  Perhaps it is at best a community gossip sheet.  Please supply your own comparisons. It has been conveyed to me on more than one occasion that […]

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Because We Said So

I felt the below was worth passing on.  We have no “establishment” journalism any longer; from the NYT to the Washington Post to Your Local Paper (if you still have one), these vestiges of another era serve only to promote the reigning ideology of business.  And how can we blame me them, we opine, they […]

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Educating Unethical America: The Lie of Impartiality

Or, immorality in amorality Or, the Ownership View Or, the View from the Top I. I got canned in January 2010.  We had had several shake-ups in middle to upper management and had a new “brash” VP that, upon reflection, seemed to have been given the “clean house” directive.  I’m sure there were myriad other […]

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Interchange: The Future Cannot Be Capitalist: Michael Yates on the Working Class

AUDIO: The Future Cannot Be Capitalist With Covington Catholic High School students offering a fresh examples of the embodied ideologies […]

LeRoi and Ornette – Becoming in Time

I was listening to a PoemTalk (PennSound) about LeRoi (Amiri Baraka) Jones’s early poem “Kenyatta Listening to Mozart“ and one of […]

WFHB’s Interchange – Just a Spoonful of America

Audio: Just a Spoonful of America The title of our show, “Just a Spoonful of America – Prescribing American Studies […]

Luis Buñuel’s The Young One: Anatomy of White Male Supremacy (WFHB’s Interchange)

AUDIO: Luis Buñuel’s The Young One: Anatomy of White Male Supremacy We open with the jazz tune, “Epistrophy,” from Eric […]

WFHB’s Interchange – A Targeted Divide: What Bullets do to Bodies and Lives

AUDIO: What Bullets do to Bodies and Lives This is the special 90-minute finale for our series A Targeted Divide. […]

WFHB’s Interchange – A Targeted Divide: Crime, Decline, and the Rise of the Citizen-Protector

AUDIO: Crime, Decline, and the Rise of the Citizen Protector For our second show in our three-part series, A Targeted […]