Thursday, June 23, 2016

Am I dreaming? Did the UK just leave the EU?

Wow! I am delighted to see the headlines that the neo-liberal corporate-overlord international Brahmin caste is losing its diabolical hold over the local, the authentic, the common! Great news!

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Heaven Help Us: Univison Headline Is "Omar Mateen Liked to Be Cuddled"

Speechless--well almost, I managed to get through a half hour of discussion of this madness:

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

CogWatch 43 -- Orlando, the history of propaganda, and the need for critical thinkers

Stella Morabito joins me for this podcast trying to make sense of the propagandistic reactions to the Orlando massacre. How can Soviet history and other histories -- even the Aeneid by Virgil -- help us be critical and skeptical readers of press in the aftermath of tragedies?

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Interviews with Janet Mefferd and Steve Deace

I also was interviewed by Steve Deace for his national show: I set in around 40:00 in--

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

My statement on CSUN communications

This is the auto-reply for my CSUN digital accounts:

Dear Email Sender,

This is the email account I have used in conjunction with my work at CSU Northridge. Please be advised that I have resigned from my position at Northridge and will only be responding to emails from this account, in the following circumstances:

Saturday, June 11, 2016

CogWatch 42: Last podcast as a "Los Angeles professor!" I speak with Lily & June, young conservative activists

CogWatch will continue but since I've already resigned from CSUN, this is the last podcast in which I will get to say, "This is Robert Oscar Lopez, your usual host, a professor of English and Classics in Los Angeles...."

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Why I Quit a Tenured Position

Here is the story behind the choice I made, which everyone said nobody could ever do. I quit tenure.