Telling the stories that the mainstream media no longer tell.

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 14 other subscribers

Archives

Categories

Follow me on Twitter

March 2015
M T W T F S S
« Feb    
 1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031  

“Stop Videotaping People” – PSU Marxism Instructor Tries to Shut Down Free Press

elasady close

Dateline November 17, 2012 – Portland Oregon: At an event held at Portland State University Cafeteria that is listed at as a “Public Event” on facebook, a Marxism Instructor tries to shut down the free press. Wael Elasady, who teaches a class in Marxism at Portland State University is one of the organizers for the event: a controversial poetry reading and Palestinian activism meeting. The syllabus for his class reads in part:

“The onset of the Arab Spring revolts in European capitals against austerity, and the emergence of Occupy Wall Street here in the US have made the need for understanding revolutionary political theories is [sic] more urgent than ever. This course is designed to introduce students to the basic concepts of Marxist thought with an emphasis on the ***practical application*** …” [emphasis added]

Elasady notices the camera, walks over and puts his hand in front of it. “Stop videotaping people…” he commands. After some push back from the reporter he backs down. #orwellian.

 

Enhanced by Zemanta
Similar posts

2 Comments

  1. November 20, 2012    

    I lol’d at the idea of the person going around constantly videotaping people thinking others asking him to stop is Orwellian.

  2. daylightdisinfectant's Gravatar daylightdisinfectant
    November 24, 2012    

    Why? A citizen not being able to exercise his right of Freedom of the Press on a public campus is not Orwellian? Elasady is * embarrassed* by the fact that we have exposed his organization as being made up of the racist, anti-American, anti-gay people that they are, and that they use public funds to promote their ilk. Just Google up his friend Neil Thomas Loehlein the *FORMER* president of the ISO caught on tape yelling anti-gay, anti-American remarks in the public square, and standing with those who yelled racist remarks. It’s all on tape, which is precisely what Elasady’s problem is: he doesn’t like getting caught. Too damn bad about him. It was my pleasure to recently video and report on their anti-gay buddy anarchist Johnny Christopher Wells brought up on felony charges down at the courthouse recently. Oh is he your buddy too Comrade? tsk tsk tsk.

This site sponsored by:

YOU! Your message could reach thousands of online consumers. Click CONTACT to inquire about advertising rates.

Paid advertisement

  • Renew Oregon! Broad New Coalition Shows Demand for Climate Action March 26, 2015
    Renew Oregon launches today! It will be the most powerful coalition ever assembled in Oregon to fight for climate protection. The post Renew Oregon! Broad New Coalition Shows Demand for Climate Action appeared first on Washington State Wire.
  • In Defense of the Dead-End Job March 26, 2015
    By raising the minimum wage, we’re buying fewer opportunities for our young people. Young workers will find themselves priced out of the labor market. That’s why a training wage makes sense — it allows teens a chance to gain important work experience. The post In Defense of the Dead-End Job appeared first on Washington State […]
  • 5 Charts that Explain U.S. Electricity Prices March 26, 2015
    All of the ten states with the lowest prices are either in the South or Pacific Northwest, and the reasons for their low rates has to do a lot with their power supplies. The post 5 Charts that Explain U.S. Electricity Prices appeared first on Washington State Wire.
  • Top 3 International Stories to Watch Today: Yemen, Iraq & Nigeria March 26, 2015
    1) As Houthi rebels continued to gain ground in Yemen this week, Saudi Arabia has decided to step in. The Saudis began “Operation Decisive Storm,” with 150,000 soldiers and a series of air attacks to drive back the Houthis from their positions. Iran has condemned the attacks. The turmoil inside Yemen could lead to great […]
  • Top International Stories to Watch Today: Denmark, Israel & Tunisia March 23, 2015
    1) After Denmark announced plans to add radar capability to some of its warships and participate in NATO’s missile shield, Russia made specific threats to target Danish ships. The missile shield is not directed as Russia but at other nuclear threats like Iran. Russia says the move is damaging to Russian-Danish relations and says it will carry out […]
  • Top International Stories to Watch Today: Syria, Pakistan & Germany March 18, 2015
    1) The U.S. reiterated that they are looking for a solution in Syria that will not include Assad (after Sec. of State Kerry said the opposite earlier this week). Syria claims they have downed a U.S. drone (that the U.S. admits is missing) for spying in an area where there are no ISIS militants.   […]
  • Federal Transit Inequities, Part 2 March 27, 2015
    A few weeks ago, the Antiplanner presented data showing that the distribution of federal transit dollars to urban areas was highly uneven, ranging from 26 cents per transit rider to $2.17 per transit rider. The main factor that appeared to make a difference was whether the urban area was building expensive new rail transit lines. […]
  • Self-Driving from San Francisco to New York March 26, 2015
    A self-driving car traveling from San Francisco to New York is about half-way through its journey, having reached Ft. Worth, Texas yesterday. The car is an Audi, but its self-driving electronics have been designed by Delphi, an auto supply company. Like Continental and Bosch, Delphi has been developing its own self-driving hardware and software. This […]
  • Withholding Funds to Improve Transit March 25, 2015
    The Washington Metro rail system is falling apart. Should local governments (which are responsible for most operations and maintenance costs) “key their payments to a certain number of problem-free rush hours, say 10 or so to start, before the payment is made?” a Washington Post reader asks Dr. Gridlock. “Maybe then they would be forced […]