Monthly Archives: April 2009

APRIL 30—ANOTHER BUSY DAY IN HISTORY: WHY NOT AN OFFICIAL DAY OF MOURNING STUPIDITY OF WAR AND A DAY OF REFLECTION AND RECONCILIATION?


APRIL 30—ANOTHER BUSY DAY IN HISTORY: WHY NOT AN OFFICIAL DAY OF MOURNING STUPIDITY OF WAR AND A DAY OF REFLECTION AND RECONCILIATION? By Kevin Stoda Ever since I was a twelve year-old and found myself sitting in a world … Continue reading

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Arlen Specter and the Miracle Bullet Theory comes to Obama’s Democratic Party


Arlen Specter and the Miracle Bullet Theory comes to Obama’s Democratic Party By Kevin Stoda, a Kansan in exile As many of my readers know, I–just like Arlen Specter (U.S. Senator, PA) and former Senator Bob Dole–, am a graduate … Continue reading

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THE BERLIN WALL—20 YEARS AFTER: WHY NOT A COMPARISON WITH OTHER WALLS? i.e. MEXICO/USA, PALESTINIAN BARRIER WALL, or KOREAN WALLS


THE BERLIN WALL—20 YEARS AFTER: WHY NOT A COMPARISON WITH OTHER WALLS? i.e. MEXICO/USA, PALESTINIAN BARRIER WALL, or KOREAN WALLS BY KEVIN STODA, in exile in Germany Just as the majority of Americans would like to see investigations of the … Continue reading

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REVOLUTIONS OF 1989—Part 3: UNBEARABLE LIGHTNESS OF UNCERTAINTY


REVOLUTIONS OF 1989—Part 3: UNBEARABLE LIGHTNESS OF UNCERTAINTY By Kevin Stoda, Germany NOTE: This is the second part in a series on contextualizing the Revolutions of 1989. The second part can be found at: http://www.opednews.com/articles/REVOLUTIONS-OF-1989-Part-2-by-ALONE-090421-856.html while the first part is … Continue reading

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REVOLUTIONS OF 1989—Part 2: CONTEXTUALIZATION of CHURCH’S ROLE


REVOLUTIONS OF 1989—Part 2: CONTEXTUALIZATION of CHURCH’S ROLE By Kevin Stoda, Germany NOTE: This is the second part in a series on conctextualizing the Revolutions of 1989. The first part can be found at: http://the-teacher.blogspot.com/2009/04/revolutions-of-1989part-1-tiananmen.html It was early June 1984 … Continue reading

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REVOLUTIONS OF 1989—Part 2: CONTEXTUALIZATION of CHURCH’S ROLE


REVOLUTIONS OF 1989—Part 2: CONTEXTUALIZATION of CHURCH’S ROLE By Kevin Stoda, Germany NOTE: This is the second part in a series on conctextualizing the Revolutions of 1989. The first part can be found at: http://the-teacher.blogspot.com/2009/04/revolutions-of-1989part-1-tiananmen.html It was early June 1984 … Continue reading

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REVOLUTIONS OF 1989—Part 1: Tiananmen Square & After Effects in Europe


REVOLUTIONS OF 1989—Part 1: Tiananmen Square & After Effects in Europe By Kevin Stoda As a teacher of history and the social science, I have followed the recent research and discussions on the role of individual memory in how history … Continue reading

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BOTH CHAPLIN AND HITLER WOULD BE 120 YEARS-OLD THIS APRIL


BOTH CHAPLIN AND HITLER WOULD BE 120 YEARS-OLD THIS APRIL By Kevin Stoda, Germany Ever since I first saw a small museum exhibition in Frankfurt, Germany in 1989, an exhibition which compared and contrasted the careers of Charlie Chaplain and … Continue reading

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PACIFICA RADIO—AN IDEA WHO NEEDS TO BE PREVALENTLY POSITIONED ALL OVER THE GLOBE, i.e. PEOPLE’S DISCUSSION AND RESEARCH RADIO AND TV


PACIFICA RADIO—AN IDEA WHO NEEDS TO BE PREVALENTLY POSITIONED ALL OVER THE GLOBE, i.e. PEOPLE’S DISCUSSION AND RESEARCH RADIO AND TV By Kevin Stoda, Germany/Kuwait Today is the 60th Anniversary for independent publicly sponsored radio in the USA—namely Pacifica Radio … Continue reading

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PACIFICA RADIO—AN IDEA WHO NEEDS TO BE PREVALENTLY POSITIONED ALL OVER THE GLOBE, i.e. PEOPLE’S DISCUSSION AND RESEARCH RADIO AND TV


PACIFICA RADIO—AN IDEA WHO NEEDS TO BE PREVALENTLY POSITIONED ALL OVER THE GLOBE, i.e. PEOPLE’S DISCUSSION AND RESEARCH RADIO AND TV By Kevin Stoda, Germany/Kuwait Today is the 60th Anniversary for independent publicly sponsored radio in the USA—namely Pacifica Radio … Continue reading

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