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VIRTUAL UNIVERSITY

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“Everything you didn’t learn in college, but should have.”



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

 

A Historical Reminder of What Defines the United States, As Told by a Former Slave

CYNTHIA CHUNG—With this newly discovered orientation, Douglass not only put the preservation of the Union as something necessary and expedient ...
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The Battle of Seattle was fought by the pro-war “left” in Northern Syria

MAX PARRY—The biggest misconception across the political spectrum, especially on the right, is that this leaderless and haphazard movement is ...
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MALTHUS REVISIT’D

Many people on the radical left —including some of its most intelligent voices—are suspicious if not downright hostile to Malthusian ...
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Seriously, Get The Hell Out Of Afghanistan

CAITLIN JOHNSTONE—The mass media have continued to add to their mountain of Gish gallop fallacies promoting this narrative with a new Daily Beast report citing ...
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This Russia-Afghanistan Story Is Western Propaganda At Its Most Vile

CAITLIN JOHNSTONE—As The Intercept‘s Glenn Greenwald notes, both parties advancing the amendment cited in their arguments the completely unsubstantiated intelligence leak that was ...
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Mapping The State’s Strategy Of Repression Against The Rebellion

Probably the biggest task is building strong networks of solidarity, even with liberals when possible. This is a long-term project ...
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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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