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.


REQUIRED READING


JACQUES PAUWELS: Napoleon Between War and Revolution

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JACQUES PAUWELS: OPERATION BARBAROSSA: MYTHS AND REALITY

German platoon during a lull in the advance.

 

JACQUES PAUWELS: Democracy: Rise and Decline since 1945

JACQUES PAUWELS: The French Revolution, First Step Toward Democracy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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America Is At War And In Denial

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PARADIGM SHIFT

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Historical Nihilism and the Fall of the USSR [ENG subs] [Chinese Documentary]

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The Pervasive Lies on Both Sides of the Global Warming Debate

The Pervasive Lies on Both Sides of the Global Warming Debate

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The Gwangju Uprising and American Hypocrisy: One Reporter’s Quest for Truth and Justice in Korea

The Gwangju Uprising and American Hypocrisy: One Reporter’s Quest for Truth and Justice in Korea

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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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