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

 

Yellow Vests, Class Struggle and Spontaneous Revolution

GAITHER STEWART—Do rabid protesters-hooligans undermine their own movements by devastating shops and burning cars? Or do undercover agents do the ...
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American ‘Liberal’ Delusions on Trump

FINIAN CUNNINGHAM—The so-called “liberal-left” in the US – which has nothing to do with leftwing or socialist politics as most ...
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Trump’s Biggest Lie?

ERIC ZUESSE—Invasions and coups, like those, are (and were, before Trump became President) pure aggressions. Despite Trump’s lies, America is ...
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The US Has Military Forces in Over 160 Countries, but the Pentagon Is Hiding the Exact Numbers

NICK TURSE—he U.S. military is finally withdrawing (or not) from its base at al-Tanf. You know, the place that the ...
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The Joke’s on You—(Don’t ever say Steve Almond didn’t warn you).

STEVE ALMOND—In a 1906 address at Carnegie Hall entitled “Taxes and Morals,” Mark Twain lambasted plutocrats who advertised their piety ...
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Media vermin never sleep: Cheap jokes as vectors for a nuclear Armageddon

PATRICE GREANVILLE—We know by now that faux rebel satirists like Colbert are really smooth and stealth warmongering disinformers, having perfected ...
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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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