Category: Philadelphia Daily News

The real scandal of Obama’s second term

February 7th, 2013 in 2013, Andrew Bacevich, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, Philadelphia Daily News 0 comments

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Andrew Bacevich, College of Arts & Sciences

He was just a skinny 22-year-old seemingly no different from so many college kids back in 1983 – writing ponderous pieces for a student newspaper about the nuclear freeze movement and railing against “the military-industrial interests” with their “billion-dollar erector sets” — under the headline “Breaking the War Mentality.”…

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“As successor to George W. Bush, Obama is continuing Bush’s wars by other means. Rather than invading and occupying countries, he relies on alternative methods, with missile-firing drones his preferred weapon of war.”

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Rung bells taking toll on Birds’ old-timers

February 1st, 2012 in 2012, Centers & Institutes in the News, Newsmakers, Philadelphia Daily News, Robert Stern, School of Medicine 0 comments

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Robert Stern, School of Medicine, Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy

Dr. Robert Stern, co-director of the Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy at Boston University and a national authority on football-related brain injuries, said players from the leather-helmet, no-face-mask era of the 1940s might have faced serious risks, even though they played before the modern era of vicious helmet-to-helmet hits…

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