This Does Not Represent the Views of the University

I know that I am not the first person to ask this, but when did universities start having “views”? When some professors indulge their rights to free speech or put academic freedom into practice, they can sometimes express views that some members of the public find controversial, distasteful, or reprehensible. In such cases, one frequently reads their […]

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Living in the Wasteland of the Free

By Iris Dement We got preachers dealing in politics and diamond mines And their speech is growing increasingly unkind They say they are Christ’s disciples But they don’t look like Jesus to me And it feels like I am living in the wasteland of the free We got politicians running races on corporate cash Now […]

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Resistance Blogging

Pax Americana has a seemingly vast number of posts dealing with tactics of nonviolent resistance and noncooperation, of which blogging can be one element. (Boycotting is another element, and this will come up again when I speak of the Pentagon’s Minerva Research Initiative.) Pax Americana’s attempts to reconfigure blogging as an oppositional tool, an outlook […]

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