Articles by Emanuel E. Garcia, MD | Intrepid Report

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The Real Target of the Alleged Chemical Attacks: Jeremy Corbyn
Emanuel E. Garcia, MD | Intrepid Report – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 Apr 2018

17 Apr 2018 – Very shortly thereafter, as if to make a bold connecting link between evil Russian and deadly chemicals, we have the story of Assad’s ‘regime’—it’s always a regime, isn’t it, instead of a government, and one never hears of Netanyahu’s ‘regime’ in Israel which has just killed unarmed stone-throwers, for which there is very clear-cut evidence.

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Going Out
Emanuel E. Garcia, MD | Intrepid Report – TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 Apr 2018

4 Apr 2018 – Someday it will come for our pale blue dot. The sun is scheduled to lose its fire in about four or five billion years, our lush green earth—or what’s left of it by that time—will grow cold forever. But now it’s just warming up, perhaps in anticipation of its icy future demise. The ice caps are melting, the seas are boiling, and the human species is proliferating.

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Requiem for the Promised Land
Emanuel E. Garcia, MD | Intrepid Report – TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 Nov 2017

31 Oct 2017 – Sometime in the early 1900s my maternal grandparents threw caution to the wind and left Italy to settle in South Philadelphia… I wonder how they would feel, were they alive today, to know that a bright hard-working kid from the lower echelons of the ninety-nine percent would now have little chance to find a way; and that, come hell, high water, or both, the one percent would rather bring us all down than relinquish one ill-gotten buck.

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The Blindness of the Left in the Age of Power
Emanuel E. Garcia, MD | Intrepid Reporter – TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 Mar 2017

The Left has been up in arms about transgender rights and the rights of immigrants, legal or illegal—and yes, immigration policies are everywhere and there are laws about immigration for every country, by the way—but absolutely blind to the war machine. We might recall that Athens, the birthplace of (limited) democracy, was a ruthless empire in the Peloponnesian War: privilege at home, horror abroad.

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A World of Difference
Emanuel E. Garcia, MD | Intrepid Report – TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Dec 2016

It is only in differences, however, that we sense and reach beyond ourselves. In fact, it is the ability to tolerate differences that allows for pacific cohabitation; and it is the ability to celebrate differences that leads to an appreciation of the wonderful joy of the world around us.

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The ‘Victorious’ Legacy of the Vietnam War
Emanuel E. Garcia, MD | Intrepid Report – TRANSCEND Media Service, 14 Nov 2016

The irony of the Vietnam War Memorial is no match for the irony inherent in the fact that the man who has won a Nobel Prize for Peace is the very same individual who has presided over drone-assassination, a programme whose distinction is as a kind of apex of dehumanised murder.

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The Greater Evil of ‘Lesser Evilism’
Emanuel E. Garcia, MD | Intrepid Report – TRANSCEND Media Service, 24 Oct 2016

It’s high time we freed ourselves from the politics of cronyism, fear and the greater evil of lesser evilism. If not now—when global stakes are at such a height, given nuclear weaponry, climate change, never-ending war and utter contempt for international law—when?

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The Ubiquity of Joy and Poetry
Emanuel E. Garcia, MD | Intrepid Report – TRANSCEND Media Service, 17 Oct 2016

A world in which the explorations of nature, the contemplation of art and the bringing together of people concerned not so much with what they can amass, with what fortresses they build, with what territory they can extend, but with what they may share, would prevail. A world of delight in the subtleties of the word, person to person, lip to ear. A world in which life would be all the more precious for its transience and fragility.

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Why and How I Talk about 9/11
Emanuel E. Garcia, MD | Intrepid Report – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Sep 2016

20 Sep 2016 – In my darker moments I sometimes wonder what’s worse: our age of an endless ‘war on terror’ ushered in by the events of September 11, 2001, or the fact that for the rest of my life I will be subjected to yearly anniversary commemorations of those events, replete with jingoistic absurdities.

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How Much Better Can You Eat?
Emanuel E. Garcia, MD | Intrepid Report – TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Sep 2016

When I read the Oxfam report, which revealed that the top 62 richest people on earth possess the wealth owned by the poorest half—yes, fifty percent!—of the world’s population, I wondered what in fact these 62 people want that they don’t already have? And if they have them, how much better can or will they live?

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Is Privacy Necessary?
Emanuel E. Garcia, MD | Intrepid Report – TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Sep 2016

In our age of universal self-disclosure through the so-called social media of Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and our age of universal snooping courtesy of the NSA and other like organisations throughout the world, privacy is well-worth re-examining. And it is well-worth examining in the context of adolescence.

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The Russians Are Coming . . . Again?
Emanuel E. Garcia, MD | Intrepid Report – TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Sep 2016

But I wanted to write something about the Russians—well, some of them, those I met on a recent trip to St. Petersburg. I wanted to write something genuine and personal and unpretentious, that might help to give enough of a glimpse into a place that might as well be Mordor according to the West.

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