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Alcohol & War

ALCOHOL AND WAR

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EXCESS DRINKING CAUSES

1 domestic violence and barroom fighting.. in some cases fatal shootings as drinking hunters or bar room drinkers release violently emotions uncorked by booze

2 break up of marriage through breakdown of fidelity, domestic violence, spending time in bars instead of home, etc

3 millions of traffic fatalities and broken neck paraplegics, faces
turned into roadmaps through windshield collisions, decapitations, loss of limbs etc

4 fires as alcoholics go to sleep with lighted cigarettes

At Least 25 States, 2 Canadian Provinces, Norway Have Mad Deer, Mad Reindeer, Mad Moose, Mad Bear Etc

A campaign of silence by corporate media with their meat ad profiteering and by federal agencies which historically protect the meat industry have criminally neglected informing the public of Mad Deer, Mad Cow, Mad Caribou, Mad Elk etc.

At Least 25 States, 2 Canadian Provinces, Norway Have Mad Deer, Mad Reindeer, Mad Moose, Mad Bear Etc

A campaign of silence by corporate media with their meat ad profiteering and by federal agencies which historically protect the meat industry have criminally neglected informing the public of Mad Deer, Mad Cow, Mad Caribou, Mad Elk etc.

The Dutch racist Blackface tradition/Goodbye to Black Pete/Danger of fascism

THE DUTCH RACIST BLACKFACE TRADITION/GOODBYE TO
ZWARTE PIET [BLACK PETE]/DANGER OF FASCISM

This is a longread about a racist caricature and the threat of fascism
in the Netherlands

Warning:
The American ''Father Christmas'' Santa Claus and the Dutch
''Sinterklaas are two different Fairy Tale Figures, although Santa Claus
is derived from the Medieval Dutch ''Sinterlklaas''
So the Dutch Feast of ''Sinterklaaas'' [5 december]
is not Christmas Feast!

The Sad Unethical Record OF William P Barr

The Sad Unethical Record OF William P Barr
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William P Barr, former employee of CIA and attorney general for 2 years in the G H W Bush regime, is being considered for nomination by Donald Trump.

1. Barr is opposed to women's sovereignty over their own bodies.

2. Barr's history includes wanting more and more prisoners in already crowded jails.

3. As an attorney for a telephone company Barr was responsible for scuttling some FCC rules.

4. Senator Rand Paul said William Barr thought the (unconstitutional) Patriot Act did not go far

44 Of Many Categories Of Prisoner Rights

One reason the US has the biggest per capita prison population in the world is that privatized prisons' profiteers have a financial motive to keep people in jail.
44 Of Many Prisoner Rights
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Prisoners have a right to

abolition of the bail system

abolition of mandatory sentencing

abolition of private prisons with their profiteers

who make money if people are left in jail

abolition of prison farms which murder animals, birds

abolition of solitary confinement

access to lawyers

access to spiriual texts

3 Of The World's Most Loyal Dogs, And Their Grieving Vigils

3 of the world's most grieving and loyal dogs kept lonely vigils for years.
Hachiko of Tokyo was an akita, Shep of Montana a sheepdog and Greyfriars Bobby was a skye terrier. German shepherds are also a breed of dog associated with extreme loyalty.

Greyfriars Bobby Of Scotland
Hachiko was a dog in Tokyo whose human taught at Tokyo University.

[OUL] Now Up on YouTube, Adam Kotsko "Neoliberalism's Demons"

The YouTube video of Saturday December 15, 2018 is now available for viewing on the YouTube channel of the Open University of the Left.

https://youtu.be/UULOrJFwGtY

This, and prior video programs are viewable on our YouTube channel:
https://www.youtube.com/user/OpenUnivoftheLeft

Our website is located at:
http://openuniversityoftheleft.com/

Our Facebook page is located at:
https://www.facebook.com/Open.University.of.the.Left/

Teachers at Old Town School of Folk Music File to Form Union

CHICAGO – At a rally filled with music and celebration, teachers from the Old Town School of Folk Music announced today that an overwhelming majority of faculty have signed cards to form a union with the Illinois Federation of Teachers (IFT) and have a greater voice to address issues in their workplace. Immediately prior to the event, the teachers – who formed the Old Town Teachers Organization (OTTO) - requested voluntary recognition of the union from School administration. If the School declines, an election will take place in the coming weeks.

[OUL] Dr. Adam Kotsko at Open University of the Left

Join Open University of the Left on Saturday December 15, at 2:30 pm at the Lincoln Park Public Library 1150 W. Fullerton Ave. (cross street Sheffield) Chicago, free parking, wheel chair accessible (Bus route: 74 Fullerton, Red line: Fullerton)

Dr. Adam Kotsko presents: Neoliberalism's Demons

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