Here are the Blogs in the Lorna Salzman category.
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Saturday, 19 November 2016
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by Lorna Salzman Robert Fantina, writing today in counterpunch says - seriously - that the tunnels built by Hamas into Israel were for bringing “crayons and pasta”…..but just from whence they are coming and where they are going isn’t clear. Into Israel from Gaza? That’s where the tunnels are. ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/19/2016 3:30 PM by Lorna Salzman
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Wednesday, 9 November 2016
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by Lorna Salzman "This is the real potential disaster of 2016: That legitimate economic discontent is going to be dismissed as bigotry and xenophobia for years to come.” -- Thomas Frank, August 2016 (author of “Listen, Liberal!”) The Guardian UK, August 13, 2016. I dislike truthdig and especially ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/09/2016 3:49 PM by Lorna Salzman
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Tuesday, 27 September 2016
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by Lorna Salzman I watched the presidential debate on Sept. 26th even though I have managed to avoid reading the daily pap fed us about this quite boring campaign. Who “won”? That’s the wrong question to ask. There were no winners. Each side scored some points and got stymied on others. It goes ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/27/2016 12:37 PM by Lorna Salzman
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Thursday, 18 August 2016
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by Lorna Salzman After a study and survey of the make-up of Turkish prisoners, it was determined that only 0.1% of them had a high school education, and of these, only 0.001 possessed a higher degree from a university. This study came twenty years after several complaints were received from former ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/18/2016 3:27 PM by Lorna Salzman
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Tuesday, 26 July 2016
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by Lorna Salzman Islamism will defeat us only if we submit to censorship of free speech and the demands of the radical left, guilty liberals and Social Justice Warriors, including those sitting in seats of power in academia. Great Britain is taking the lead on this but American universities are not ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/26/2016 1:09 PM by Lorna Salzman
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Sunday, 26 June 2016
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by Lorna Salzman Through the miracle of (reverse) time travel, Will Shakespeare read Katy Waldman’s essay on why it’s OK for students to read the white, racist, sexist, colonialist writers who form the basis of today’s academic “canon” in universities.  So let’s go back in time and postulate what ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/26/2016 1:58 PM by Lorna Salzman
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Monday, 30 May 2016
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Katy Waldman:  "If you want to become well-versed in English literature, you’re going to have to hold your nose and read a lot of white male poets. Like, a lot. More than eight. The canon of English literature is sexist. It is racist. It is colonialist, ableist, transphobic, and totally gross. You ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/30/2016 4:29 AM by Lorna Salzman
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Thursday, 19 May 2016
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A population activist recently asked whether setting aside wildlife habitat should be reduced  in order to allow greater resource exploitation by local communities in the less developed world. While this particular activist has no connection to corporate exploitation and resource extraction by foreign ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/19/2016 1:43 PM by Lorna Salzman
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Wednesday, 9 December 2015
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Dear Caroline Lucas: I am writing as a co founder of the New York State Green Party, as a former congressional candidate of the Suffolk County Green Party in New York State, and as someone who sought the U.S. Green Party presidential nomination in 2004. I was an environmental activist, writer and ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/09/2015 5:01 AM by Lorna Salzman
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