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Guest Post: Rolling Stone – A Case against Censorship

July 18, 2013 by

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guest post by Warren J. Blumenfeld Editor’s Note: This piece is printed with permission. We provided the images and links.  The release of Rolling Stone’s August 2013 issue featuring bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on its cover has set ablaze a virtual firestorm of protest. A long list of celebrities, including John Rich, Kelly and Jack Osbourn, […]

Guest Post: Child Abuse in the Name of God

July 18, 2012 by

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guest post by Warren J. Blumenfeld Editor’s Note: This piece is printed with permission. We provided the images and links.  “You’ve got to be taught To hate and fear, You’ve got to be taught From year to year, It’s got to be drummed In your dear little ear You’ve got to be carefully taught. You’ve […]

From Bullying to Genocides: From Micro to Macro

April 19, 2012 by

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by Warren J. Blumenfeld As we approach Yom HaShoah, the Holocaust and Heroism Remembrance Day on 27 Nisan (Jewish calendar), April 19 this year (Gregorian calendar), I reflect upon my familial history: two scenarios with somewhat varied outcomes. When I was a young child, I sat upon my maternal grandfather Simon Mahler’s knee. Looking down […]

Guest Post: Consuming Machines of Death

April 10, 2012 by

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guest post by Warren J. Blumenfeld Editor’s Note: This piece is printed with permission. We provided the images and links.  In its attempt to pull in shoppers on so-called “Black Friday” (the day following Thanksgiving), the camping and outdoors superstore, Cabela’s, handed out envelopes to the first 800 people over the age of 18 who […]

Guest Post: “Colorblindness” is Denial

March 25, 2012 by

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guest post by Warren Blumenfeld With the ascendency of Barack Obama during the primaries and his election as the forty-fourth president of the United States in 2008, and to the current time, on numerous occasions the media have asserted that the United States can now be considered as a “post-racial” society, where the notion that […]