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Corporate U, Inc.

Cal fires still burn Now four firefighters are injured and at least five people are dead in the Valley and Butte fires of Northern California, each over 70,000 acres now with hundreds of homes and buildings destroyed, looters being arrested, and cadaver dogs…


Censor this, LSU

The Baton Rouge Advocate broke a Sept 2 story on yet another episode of blatant campus censorship. This time it’s Louisiana State University forcing tenured faculty person Teresa Buchanan out of her job for potty mouth. She used bad words. Shame on her.…


Fred Waage writes a novel(la)

Review of “The Birth Spoon” by Fred Waage East Tennessee State University English professor (since 1978) Fred Waage claimed on the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment chat board that writing literature and criticism are equivalent. Any lit prof can write…


Chapter 8 — Yes it does flow downhill (draft)

Editors Note: The usual disclaimer. What follows is fiction by Barry Roberts Greer printed here, though we plan to distance ourselves from any association once our commitment to publish the draft is fulfilled. We had no idea he intended to to this. Chapter…