J. Neil Schulman

Posts by J. Neil Schulman

Defending Discrimination & Deportation

February 13, 2017 - 11:45 pm

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“I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.” –Martin Luther King, Jr. In his most famous speech Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., spoke in favor of discrimination. What, […]

Julius Schulman Violin Hero

January 15, 2017 - 11:33 pm

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I became, first, a photographer, then a writer, then a filmmaker, because I did not learn to play the violin like my father, Julius Schulman. My father, simply and demonstrably, was one of the greatest violinists of the twentieth century, a century noted for master violinists such as Yehudi Menuhin, Efrem Zimbalist, Sr., Mischa Elman, […]

The Crown

January 6, 2017 - 3:58 pm

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Standing in front of the Queen As an American, intimate at Court Her nation renders sovereign honors. I copy them and say to her, “First time.” “What was it like, for you?” I asked her. “Not the first time. I imagine that Must have been a thrill. But the third time Or the twentieth?” The […]

Cult of the Individual

December 28, 2016 - 2:31 am

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This play was performed in a table reading at Samuel Edward Konkin III’s Agorist Institute in Long Beach, California, with Konkin reading Dan Conrad, J. Neil Schulman reading Joel Rosenbaum, Victor Koman reading Vincent Andrews, Bob Cohen reading Mark Levy, and J. Kent Hastings reading Peter Braun. CULT OF THE INDIVIDUAL A play in One […]

Dealing With Your Alien

November 6, 2016 - 10:47 am

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Dealing With Your Alien By J. Neil Schulman, D.oC Dedication: To Be Figured Out Later Introduction The idea for this book came to me in a dream I had early this morning, November 6, 2016, the Sunday just before the presidential election between Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. Yes, […]

The Real Presidential Election

October 15, 2016 - 3:31 am

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My fellow Americans. No, wait. This is written also for the unAmerican. What happens at the polls on November 8, 2016 in the U.S. presidential election simply does not matter. It’s not unimportant because balloting itself will be tampered with, which is how the media spin it when Donald Trump says the election is rigged. […]

Presidential Witch Hunt

October 12, 2016 - 8:12 pm

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The first life lesson I had in how a witch hunt works was when I was an elementary student at Center School in Natick, Massachusetts, 41 miles and less than an hour’s drive from Salem. But in my case it wasn’t 1693 but 1963. Our fifth-grade teacher, Miss Masterson, stepped out of the classroom for […]

Trump Campaign Sponsors Libertarian Movie

October 3, 2016 - 5:08 pm

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Las Vegas, NV-AZ (OPENPRESS) The presidential campaign for Republican candidate Donald J. Trump began today sponsoring showings of the libertarian movie “Alongside Night” — based on the Prometheus-award-winning 1979 first novel by J. Neil Schulman endorsed by Nobel-laureate Milton Friedman, “A Clockwork Orange” novelist Anthony Burgess, and Dr. Ron Paul — on the Roku 24-Hour […]

The Litmus Test for Agorism

September 17, 2016 - 7:56 pm

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Samuel Edward Konkin III, and I, co-founded what today is called Agorism or the Agorist movement. Sam was Agorism’s chief theoretician in published works such as The New Libertarian Manifesto (1980) and The Agorist Primer (1986). Before that Sam introduced counter-economics in his talks to the CounterCon conferences I organized in fall 1974 and spring […]

Why I’m Screwed

August 28, 2016 - 7:32 pm

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I recently posted on Facebook, then as a web page, a request for voluntary compensation (“donation” implies I’ve done nothing to merit it) for the content I’ve given away free for many years. My request for financial support during a life crisis when I can’t pay my bills hasn’t brought in a dime. I conclude […]