“I’m going to engage in intellectual inquiry wherever it may take me, even if it goes straight into the the very existence and bowels of the University of California, Yale, you name it.”-Darrell Hamamto
On this week’s edition of Real Politik James is joined by University of California Davis Professor Darrell Hamamoto, The two discuss politics within the academy, the ideological correctness that tends to characterize professional life within the modern American university system, and how such orientations impede the quest for knowledge and truth. They also consider the challenges faced by the younger generation, and the major influences on modern social thought, such as the work of C. Wright Mills and Herbert Marcuse.
By Sofia Smallstorm
I asked the famous media studies ”””””””””’ from ””””””’ ”””””””’ ”””””””””’ for an interview we could call “The Real James Tracy,” promising that if the result was different I would change the title. You know him as the lone [working] academic who publicly began to question Sandy Hook, for which he received an avalanche of attacks from the national media, along with severe reproof by ””””’.*
By James F. Tracy
June 15, 2014
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Dear Mr. Cooper,
In this episode of Checkin’ It Out we are joined by two especially knowledgeable individuals to examine the dangers posed by the wide deployment of electromagnetic radiation-emitting devices in taxpayer-funded schools and other public spaces.
by Jim Fetzer*
“The only people who don’t want to disclose the truth are those with something to hide” – Barack Obama (2010)
By Sofia Smallstorm & Pure Momentum Network
In this interview, Sofia Smallstorm speaks with former school administrator Paul Preston about his life as an educator and his analysis of the Sandy Hook school shooting. Mr. Preston spent 41 years in the California public school system, going all the way from custodian to district superintendent. He was a teacher, coach, vice-principal and principal before retiring in 2012 as superintendent of two charter schools.
Requests for public records under the Connecticut Freedom of Information Act can result in threats of arrest under felony harassment charges. This is what former Florida State Trooper and school safety expert Wolfgang Halbig discovered after repeatedly telephoning and sending the series of emails, a portion of which appear below, to Newtown, Connecticut state and U.S. federal officials demanding more information on the Sandy Hook School massacre of December 14, 2012.
Updated Feb.11, 2014
By James F. Tracy, with research provided by MHB Reader and Commenter Beth D.
On the day following the most tragic mass murder events in US history and amidst a cascade of local, state and federal law enforcement officials, Al Barbarotta busied himself inside Sandy Hook Elementary School. Mr. Barbarotta directed the transfer of furniture to a renovated school in the nearby town of Monroe where students would eventually resume classes.
From USDE Project SERV
On January 6, 2014 the U.S. Department of Education announced it is awarding an additional $1.9 million to Newtown Public School District to help with ongoing recovery efforts following the tragic shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in December 2012.
An appendage of the world’s foremost advocate of psychiatric treatment, the American Psychiatric Association, is actively promoting a “teacher training program” that will enlist public school staff to identify “troubled thought patterns” of teenage students, NBC news reports. The campaign is being pushed by the American Psychiatric Foundation, the “philanthropic and educational arm of the American Psychiatric Association,” according to APF’s own website.