Posts Tagged "University of Alberta"

Robert Fisk: Arab Awakening

Robert Fisk: Arab Awakening

Robert Fisk knows a scam when he hears one. He rejected the term “Arab Spring” as soon as it was manufactured by the U.S. State Department. True to form, the world-renowned journalist made his own assessment and borrowed “Arab Awakening” from George Antonius’ 1931 book of the same name to describe the eruption that has been occurring across the Middle East over the...

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Gabor Maté: Toxic Culture

Gabor Maté: Toxic Culture

Gabor Maté knows how to attract a crowd. Today the “world-renowned physician and writer” gave a Keynote Presentation at the University of Alberta that the police had to shut down. Not for anything he said or did, but because too many people swarmed into the Telus Centre to hear him. Someone complained and forty-five minutes into his presentation the organizers had to arrange another...

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