ANTHROPOLOGY–The Definitive Definition (2nd edition)

ANTHROPOLOGY–DEFINITION an·thro·pol·o·gy  /ˌanTHrəˈpäləjē/ Noun The professional looting of other cultures, by persons with few original or significant ideas of their own. Institutionalized raiding among academics, by persons with few original or significant ideas of their own. An established sport among white people which, like cricket, has been exported internationally and is sometimes unnecessarily copied by… Read More ANTHROPOLOGY–The Definitive Definition (2nd edition)

Plagiarism on the “Open Anthropology Cooperative”

Previously I have stated that plagiarism was not one of the issues that I was raising concerning the so-called “Open Anthropology Cooperative” and its disrespect for boundaries and separate identities and political affiliations, let alone the officially authorized butchering of the concept of “open anthropology” on that network, now evacuated of all meaning. However, I… Read More Plagiarism on the “Open Anthropology Cooperative”

The next two posts about Ward Churchill…

…will consist of, first, the closing arguments for both sides of Ward Churchill’s wrongful termination suit, and second, the jury’s verdict. The trial was supposed to have ended yesterday (Friday, 27 March, 2009), on the 15th day of hearings. However, given bad weather, and some overtime, closing arguments are not likely to be heard until… Read More The next two posts about Ward Churchill…

Ward Churchill v. “The Good Americans”: How Churchill’s Critics Made His Case

“I could never again raise my voice against the violence of the oppressed . . . without having first spoken clearly to the greatest purveyor of violence in the world today — my own government.” — Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., April 1967, Riverside, California. While I am not prepared to predict the outcome of… Read More Ward Churchill v. “The Good Americans”: How Churchill’s Critics Made His Case