VIRTUAL UNIVERSITY

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Understanding the world by learning its truths.



First created for our fraternal site Cyrano’s JournalVIRTUAL UNIVERSITY is a space specifically devoted to materials that people should have acquired in college but for a variety of reasons, including the degradation of higher education in the United States  (making it more “vocational”), and the strong bourgeois bias that permeates all disciplines, never did.  Stay tuned, as we are still working on a very large curriculum backlog and more essays of lasting quality may be posted at any time.


 EMPOWERING ESSAYS

 

Logging Dead Trees is Bad for Forests

GEORGE WUERTHNER—Beyond the fact that thinning projects cannot realistically halt blazes that occur under extreme fire weather conditions, logging is ...
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 Propaganda! Pardon Me, Is Mine Really Bigger Than Yours?

ANDRE VLTCHEK—If you protest, if you dare say that kicking out and gagging alternative media sources stinks of the lowest ...
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JIM KAVANAGH’s classic analyses of the Ukraine coup: Charge of the Right Brigade (part 1)

JIM KAVANAGH—As someone who finds it insulting to go to demonstrations in America’s most liberal cities, where protestors are literally ...
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The Increasing Likelihood Of Nuclear War Should Straighten Out All Our Priorities

CAITLIN JOHNSTONE—Cohen explains how the political pressures placed on Trump by the ongoing fact-free allegation that he is a Kremlin ...
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Betting the Earth on a Game of Wrap-Cut-Smash

STAN COX—The Earth is having to deal with continuous, largely unchecked emissions of greenhouse gases, along with soil degradation, mass ...
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Saber-Rattling, Nuclear Threat – Or an Even More Devastating War?

Wherein Peter Koenig argues that nuclear war with Russia (or the Sino-Russian alliance) may not be in the cards for ...
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SPECIAL BONUS ESSAYS
 • JOEL KOVEL: THE ENEMY OF NATURE
How Capitalism is on a Collision Course With Nature
PATRICE GREANVILLE: UNDERSTANDING AMERICAN CAPITALISM 

• STEVEN JONAS, MD, MPH
BEYOND FINANCING AND PAYMENTS: PROBLEMS FACED BY THE US HEALTHCARE SYSTEM
• RUSSIAN FEDERATION MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS: WHITE BOOK ON VIOLATIONS OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND THE RULE OF LAW IN UKRAINE (April 2014) 
JOHN PILGER: THE ISSUE IS NOT TRUMP, IT IS US.

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