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The tradition of manufacturing applause for public performances goes back to the Roman emperor Nero.
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Gallup's initial job approval measure for President Donald Trump finds the public evenly divided, with 45% approving and 45% disapproving.
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The plan excludes the “military, public safety, and public health.”
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It’s now looking like the brief show of GOP resistance to the nomination of Rex Tillerson for secretary of state was just that, a show. The senate’s le ...
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"All you have to do is stay. Don't leave. Don't fire your people in the United States,” Trump said.
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How and where citizens can challenge the president of the United States.
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Antifascist protester shot by Trump supporter amid mass counterprotest on UW campus, but Yiannopoulos spins a tale of martyrdom to his audience at end of speaking tour.
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The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an appeal by Texas seeking to revive the state's strict Republican-backed voter-identification requirements that a lower court found had a discriminatory effect on black and Hispanic people.
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Southeast Asia specialist, online educator, Facebook refugee ...
My main interests include contemporary affairs in Southeast Asia, the entire Islamic world, minorities everywhere, global issues, American studies, exploring net resources, and local Maryland news.  Currently, I am posting on all these subjects in four of my blogs.  Most postings also appeear eventually on Google+ in my profile's Posts column there.

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Still alive, albeit barely so. If you advocate violence or racism or other evils, or engage in cyberbullying, I will just ignore or block you.
  • Harvard University
    MA and PhD - Sociology, social anthropology, social psychology, clinical psychology, 1961 - 1968
  • Syracuse University
    Journalism program, 1957 - 1958
  • Knox College
    BA - Philosophy, religion,psychology, 1958 - 1961
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Self: John A., apakabar. Wife: Chew Sock Foon.
Perhaps public intellectual fits for most of my life, though I also tell jokes when provoked.
  • Online educator
    Webmaster, blogger, internet researcher, 2004 - present
  • Editor - Indonesia Publications
    Owner, publisher, and researcher, 1984 - 2004
  • Social science analyst - US Information Agency Office of Policy and Research
    Full-time researcher - Southeast Asia issues and international survey research, 1977 - 1984
  • Chair - Sociology Department, University of Alabama in Huntsville
    Full-time academic - sociology, 1974 - 1977
  • Assistant Professor, Marywood College
    Full-time academic - aociology, Marywood College, 1973 - 1974
  • Assistant Professor - Cornell University
    Full-time academic - Southeast Asia Program and Sociology Department, 1972 - 1973
  • Assistant Professor - NUS, then called University of Singapore
    Full-time academic - sociology, 1968 - 1971
  • Grad student and Instructor - Harvard University
    Full-time in then Department of Social Relations, 1961 - 1968
  • Researcher - Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Part-time experimental social psychologist, 1963 - 1965
  • Researcher - Raytheon Corporation
    Part-time arms control researcher, 1962 - 1963
  • Researcher - Itek Corporation
    Part-time arms control researcher, 1961 - 1962
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