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

 

“Inclusive Capitalism,” Nancy Pelosi, and the Dying Planet

by PAUL STREET A recent Washington Post and ABC poll finds that just 37 percent of Americans think that the Democratic Party “stands ...
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Progressive Democrats: Resist and Submit, Retreat and Surrender

By James Petras Source: the author's website INTRODUCTION Over the past quarter century progressive writers, activists and academics have followed a ...
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Climate change and the struggle against capitalism

By Patrick Martin Two events this week have focused renewed popular attention on the dangers inherent in global warming and ...
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Comparing ‘coups’: Macron’s is one, Maduro’s is not

Of course, the biggest coup of them all is the American Deep State (now available for the first time ever!) ...
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Dr Suzuki believes the Environmental Movement Has Failed. Capitalist Culture Irreformable.

Has the Environmental Movement Failed? A Conversation with Dr. David Suzuki TheRealNews Editor's Note:  Dr Suzuki examines the very temporary ...
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Social Security in the Great Jambalaya

[First iteration on The Polemicist, Friday, August 31, 2012] Social Security in the Great Jambalaya Further thoughts on the program ...
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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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