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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 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.
An Era That Has Gone (Part 10)
In this tenth installment of "An Era That Has Gone," young Nancy Middlebrook and her mother Esther give up their apartment on the upper West Side of Manhattan and move to the townhouse of their relatives, the Henshaws, on State Street in Brooklyn Heights. Series: An Era That Has Gone (10 Articles, 8640 views)
Friday, December 23, 2016(1 comments)
An Era That Has Gone IX
During the summer of 1924, as Stanis (Stanislav Rembski) begins to acclimatize himself to a new working environment, Nancy (Middlebrook) finds some recreational outlets for her creative and fun-loving nature. Series: An Era That Has Gone (10 Articles, 8640 views)
An Era That Has Gone VIII
A year and a half after his landing at Ellis Island, Stanis begins to strengthen his foothold in the art world with the help of his friends, the Henshaws. Two shows and a public appearance are occasions for showcasing his work and the philosophy behind it. Series: An Era That Has Gone (10 Articles, 8640 views)
Friday, August 26, 2016(23 comments)
Is "shock and awe" in the cards for Damascus?
Actions against the Syrian government by the United States follow the same pattern as those against sovereign states that were destroyed through U.S. intervention. Recent activity indicates that a "shock and awe" campaign may be a part of U.S. military strategy against the Syrian capital of Damascus.
Sunday, July 31, 2016(1 comments)
An Era That Has Gone VII
The Brooklyn cultural scene of 1924 is seen as a welcoming place for immigrant artists searching for an environment in which to prosper. (Readers are referred to the six previous installments for background on this, the seventh installment.) Series: An Era That Has Gone (10 Articles, 8640 views)
Monday, July 4, 2016(3 comments)
An Era That Has Gone VI
Corrie takes the initiative and visits Stanis at his studio, and Stanis, in turn, attends a party at the Henshaw residence. The synergy from these respective interactions moulds a new future for both. Series: An Era That Has Gone (10 Articles, 8640 views)
Sunday, June 12, 2016(1 comments)
An Era That Has Gone V
Young Nancy Middlebrook, vulnerable and shy, sits for portrait painter Stanislav Rembski, who manages to capture a deep characterization of the sitter. Series: An Era That Has Gone (10 Articles, 8640 views)
Sunday, May 29, 2016
An Era That Has Gone: Part 1V
Stanislav Rembski, a portrait artist, emigrates to the United States after completing his studies on the continent and establishing himself as a competent portrait painter there. Series: An Era That Has Gone (10 Articles, 8640 views)
Sunday, April 3, 2016(2 comments)
An Era That Has Gone III
This third installment of "An Era that has gone" walks us through the support afforded by Nancy Middlebrook's closest relatives and friends at the death of her father. Series: An Era That Has Gone (10 Articles, 8640 views)
Friday, March 4, 2016(7 comments)
Congressman charges NPR with being "advocate" for government
In an interview conducted by National Public Radio's David Greene, U.S. Congressman Darrell Issa charges NPR with failing to uphold journalistic standards of objectivity in its coverage of the FBI-Apple, Inc. controversy. Astute observers have long held that NPR is little more than a mouthpiece for government narratives.
Beyond the mushroom cloud: what planners have in mind
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 (10 Articles, 8640 views)
Friday, October 18, 2013(2 comments)
An era that has gone
"An Era That Has Gone, the story of a venerable Brooklyn Heights family and the support they lent to an up-and-coming portrait artist. Series: An Era That Has Gone (10 Articles, 8640 views)
Group promoting vote on new 9-11 probe will switch to PR effort
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
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(3 comments)
Culinary Archeology I
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(2 comments)
Trio turn 9-11 issues into a blockbuster for local theater
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
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(7 comments)
Ron Paul: "Bailout" bill could trigger a major depression
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.
A matter of Rape-Speak: The New York Times on Serbia
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.