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Born in New York, March 14, 1949. Staff writer for the New York City Tribune, Economic Growth Report, Register-Star. Presently publish on the websites "Peter's New York," 911blogger, and OpEd News. Mr. Duveen heads up a project known as "The Museum of Brooklyn Art and Culture,' which explores cultural subjects of Brooklyn's past and hosts periodic exhibitions and lectures. He is co-proprietor, with his wife, Junalyn, of "The Siberian Coffee Pipeline Company," which aspires to supply the world with freshly brewed coffee generated from major brewing installations in Siberia. He has also created a planning system known as the Millennial Flexi-Planner, which accommodates short-term and long-term (1,000 years or more) scheduling in a single compatible framework.
Beyond the mushroom cloud: what planners have in mind (8 comments)
Judging from the incredibly aggressive and abrasive posture the United States has of late taken toward Russia, the No. 2 nuclear power in the world, it's time for Americans to ask if a nuclear exchange is in their future.
Saturday, January 25, 2014
The Assad government states its case at Geneva II
As it is often difficult to obtain the Syrian viewpoint on the conflict in that country from our Western media, the complete text of the speech delivered today at the Geneva II talks by Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem, obtained from the Syrian Embassy in Washington, D.C., is reproduced in full without comment.
Monday, November 4, 2013
An Era That Has Gone II
In this second installment, we extend the panoramic view of young Nancy Middlebrook's lineage to her mother's side in the family, but Nancy's own life course takes an unexpected turn. Series: An era that has gone
Group promoting vote on new 9-11 probe will switch to PR effort (1 comments)
NYC CAN, an organization that led a signature drive to let New Yorkers choose whether to reinvestigate 9-11, has decided against mounting another attempt after a Judge ruled against their effort. The organization will instead emphasize a public relations outreach.
NY's newest U.S. Rep muddies waters on Fed audit bill
The new offices of U.S. Rep. Scott Murphy come with his election to a House seat in March. But will the investment of taxpayer money for the flashy digs reap benefits, or obfuscation, for the public at large? Rep. Murphy's answer to a constituent's question about auditing the Fed indicates that it may be the latter.
Gov. Paterson laments condition of New York economy
In Glens Falls to congratulate Scott Murphy on his congressional victory, New York Gov. David Paterson said there was much work to be done to remedy the existing economic conditions throughout the state.
Culinary Archeology II: How to make a kick-ass cup of coffee (5 comments)
In the late 1870s, a group of society women from Brooklyn, New York established a workfare program in their neighborhood. The program has long since disappeared, but the ladies left us with a cookbook that contains some interesting instructions for making a cup of coffee.
Saturday, December 6, 2008
Culinary Archeology I (3 comments)
There is satisfaction in taking an old recipe and bringing it back to life. It's an up-beat way of showing one's appreciation for those who have left the earthly plane.
Wednesday, December 3, 2008
Trio turn 9-11 issues into a blockbuster for local theater (2 comments)
Loose Change Final Cut was the focus of a popular mobilization undertaken by three upstate New York activists. Their effort logged in a record attendance for a local theater, and gave people a chance to find their voice by joining a new activist group.
Former SEC chief: Paulson to stay in new administration (1 comments)
Arthur Levitt, financial insider and former SEC head, believes that the next presidential administration will retain Henry Paulson as Treasury Secretary at least for a time, since the Paulson team is dealing with the current financial upheaval. How the candidates feel about this is anybody's guess.
Friday, October 3, 2008
Ron Paul: "Bailout" bill could trigger a major depression (7 comments)
Ron Paul warned today that the bailout bill making the rounds of Congress could trigger a recession. He charged that the bailout, and historical fiscal and monetary policy in general, was counterproductive to a well-functioning economy.
Monday, September 29, 2008
Return to the gold standard, not a bailout, will cure the nation's economic ills (3 comments)
Congress removed gold reserve requirments for Federal Reserve notes over 40 years ago. This legislation destroyed the gold standard and led to the nation's current economic crisis. A return to a commodity standard such as a gold standard will go much farther toward helping the nation's economy than a bailout.
Sunday, September 7, 2008
A matter of Rape-Speak: The New York Times on Serbia (2 comments)
Rape-Speak is the lingua franca of the foreign policy establishment, of which the New York Times is one of the primary instruments. Articles are phrased in a manner that literally wallpapers over reality, in an attempt to create a new reality that muffles the voices it is intended to silence into submission.