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marmar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 05:16 PM
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British Poodle Alert: Blair to lecture Yale students on faith and globalisation
from the Independent UK:



Blair to lecture Yale students on faith and globalisation
By James Macintyre
Saturday, 8 March 2008


Tony Blair is to expand his interest in inter-faith relations by taking on a part-time role teaching about "faith and globalisation" at Yale.

The former prime minister, who is the Middle East envoy for the Quartet of the EU, Russia, the UN and the US, will lead a seminar at the prestigious American university next year.

News of Mr Blair's latest role comes after he was awarded Yale's Howland Distinguished Fellowship, created in 1915 for any "citizen of any country in recognition of some achievement of marked distinction in the field of literature or fine arts or the science of government". Richard Levin, Yale's President, said: "The appointment of Mr Blair provides a tremendous opportunity for our students and our community. As the world continues to become increasingly interdependent, it is essential that we explore how religious values can be channelled toward reconciliation rather than polarisation.

"Mr Blair has demonstrated outstanding leadership in these areas and is especially qualified to bring his perspective to bear. We are honoured that he is planning to join the Yale community."

Details of the course are being discussed with Yale's School of Management and Divinity. A spokesman for Mr Blair last night emphasised that the new role would not affect the amount of time the former prime minister spent on his Israel-Palestine role.

"He remains committed to his role in the Middle East and the amount of time he will be spending on that will be unaffected," the spokesman said, adding that Mr Blair is returning to the troubled region this weekend and held talks with President Bush on Tuesday. ......(more)

The complete piece is at: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/blair-...




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malaise Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 05:17 PM
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1. Fuck Tony Blair
May that complicit war criminal suffer to the end of his days.
May David Kelly haunt him for the rest of his life.
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peace13 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 05:31 PM
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2. Well that tells you how *ucked up Yale is.
Guess the class on Satan and his minions already had an instructor. Really if I had a degree from Yale I would consider never telling anyone. Peace, Kim
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LeftishBrit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 05:43 PM
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3. Hmmm, is there some connection there with Yale being Bush's alma mater?
I pity the students, having to listen to the Poodle yap.
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provis99 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 05:51 PM
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4. Yale has always been a right wing school
Not surprised they'd give an award to Bush's asslicker Tony Blair.
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