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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.

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SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, July 4, 2009
Virologist to make his case for lab origin of swine flu Dr. Adrian Gibbs, after having alerted the World Health Organization that the new swine flu circling the globe may have emerged from a laboratory, has submitted a paper defending his position to a scientific journal.
(7 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, October 3, 2008
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.
Painting of an African-American household by Harry Roseland, From ImagesAttr
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, July 31, 2016
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 (12 Articles, 14431 views)
(43 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, December 4, 2016
Government pollution of MSM drives people to seek alternatives Government and mainstream media pose censorship as a solution to a problem they created--the public's reliance on alternative news sites for accurate information and dialogue.
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(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, April 22, 2009
Author Griffin: Obama, special prosecutor best hope for new 9-11 probe Author and theologian David Ray Griffin hopes to encourage people to take a second look at the events of September 11,. 2001 in light of the new evidence that has emerged over the past few years against the government's account of that day.
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, August 24, 2009
Book review: A man turns his life around by confronting his demons Book Review: "Outrunning My Shadow: Surviving Open Heart Surgery and Battling Obesity," by Keith Ahrens. 199 pages, 2009, Nihoa Press
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(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, March 27, 2009
Culinary Archeology III: The Lemon Meringue Pie of Yvonne Pène Dubois Yvonne Pène du Bois's recipe for Lemon Meringue Pie is featured in its historical and cultural context. The article is one of a series, sponsored by the Museum of Brooklyn Art and Culture, that explore recipes and the interesting stories behind them.
Wavetree Hall, rendered by the illustrator Maitland de Gorgoza, From ImagesAttr
SHARE More Sharing        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 (12 Articles, 14431 views)
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(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, December 6, 2008
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.
Unsolicited encounters, From ImagesAttr
(35 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, June 25, 2015
The existence of God and the purpose of life Three similar testimonies of unsolicited encounters with God lend credibility to the premise of God's existence.
(23 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, August 26, 2016
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.
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, January 14, 2009
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.
Hiroshima after the atomic bomb was dropped., From ImagesAttr
(8 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, August 3, 2014
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.
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, September 29, 2008
Return to the gold standard, not a bailout, will cure the nation's economic ills 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.
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(12 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, February 23, 2019
Russia flouts Nuke Strength vs US provocations Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin is attempting to warn Americans that U.S. provocations against his country will be met by a stern response if the circumstances warrant. This could include the use of a new generation of nuclear-capable weapons and delivery systems. Russia denies having violated the 1987 Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty and clearly spells out where the US has violated the treaty.
Portrait by Stanislav Rembski of his sister Isabel (detail)., From ImagesAttr
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, September 6, 2016
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 (12 Articles, 14431 views)
The parlor of the Henshaw home on State Street, by Stanislav Rembski, From ImagesAttr
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, July 4, 2016
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 (12 Articles, 14431 views)
(14 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, November 20, 2008
Author Griffin calls for the formation of a truth and reconciliation commission to heal the wounds of 9-11 Forgiveness, not revenge, should be the hallmark of a new 9-11 investigation, says author David Ray Griffin.
Blumenfeld/Post series on JFK highlighted prosecutorial pressure on coroner., From ImagesAttr
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, April 22, 2013
Medical examiner could feel pressure in Boston Marathon bomb case In considering a cause of death of one of the alleged perpetrators of the Boston Marathon bombing, the Massachusetts medical examiner may have to fend off pressure to make the facts fit officialdom's storyline.
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(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, January 25, 2017
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 (12 Articles, 14431 views)
An illustration from Brooklyn Life magazine, May 10, 1924., From ImagesAttr
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, September 30, 2018
An Era That Has Gone XI Having achieved a level of accomplishment in his new habitat, Stanis is at last received into a prestigious artists' club.
Series: An Era That Has Gone (12 Articles, 14431 views)
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(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, October 18, 2013
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 (12 Articles, 14431 views)
Illustration by John La Gatta from the cover of a 1913 edition of Brooklyn Life magazine., From ImagesAttr
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, October 22, 2018
An Era That Has Gone XII (Finale) The Christmas season generates a flurry of activity among artists of Brooklyn Heights and the Henshaw family.
Series: An Era That Has Gone (12 Articles, 14431 views)
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, September 7, 2008
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.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, December 23, 2016
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 (12 Articles, 14431 views)
Cornelia Gracie Henshaw poking a cow with a stick in Bellport, Long Island, 1890s., From ImagesAttr
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, April 3, 2016
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 (12 Articles, 14431 views)
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, December 3, 2008
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.
Portrait of Nancy Middlebrook by Stanislav Rembski, From ImagesAttr
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, June 12, 2016
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 (12 Articles, 14431 views)
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SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, April 29, 2009
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.
SHARE More Sharing        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 (12 Articles, 14431 views)
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, November 16, 2008
Shays relates evidence of election fraud in House race Although Rep. Christopher Shays cites evidence for election fraud in the House race he lost earlier this month, he mysteriously states that he lost the election fair and square. Can he have it both ways?
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, August 30, 2008
Former Senator Hart Urges Dems to Soften Stance on Russia Former Senator Gary Hart recommends softer stance on U.S. Russian relations.
SHARE More Sharing        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.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, October 18, 2009
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.
(7 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, March 4, 2016
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.
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(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, July 3, 2013
NPR covers for FBI in Bulger trial NPR tailors its coverage of the Whitey Bulger trial to deflect serious criticism of the FBI.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, October 24, 2008
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.
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SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, July 7, 2009
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.

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