Tag Archives: Naomi Klein

Addition to Blog Post, “Religion, Oil, and the Middle East

Here’s a paragraph I’ve added to my blog post, “Religion, Oil, and the Middle East” that further develops my point concerning the overriding significance of oil in US Middle East policy: In the June 2, 2016, issue of the London Review … Continue reading

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Religion, Oil, and the Middle East

Although many discussions about Middle East arrangements, disagreements, wars, and rearranging alliances focus on religion, oil is a much more important causative factor in past and present Middle East events and developments.  Oil drives U.S foreign policy in this part of the world and … Continue reading

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GEORGE’S OFFICE WALL

“Each new technology creates an environment that is itself regarded as corrupt and degrading.” Marshall McLuhan, Understanding Media, Critical Edition, p. 13. “News is not what happened but a story about what happened.”  Robert Danton, reviewing Lee McIntyre, Post-Truth, http://www.nybooks.com/articles/2018/06/28/fantasyland-bunk-greatest-show-on-earth/ “Facebook … Continue reading

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