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May 10, 2011
‘Simpsons’ actress stirs up Springfield with schools program linked to Scientology — Chicago Sun Times
Type: Press
Author(s): Dave McKinney
Source: Chicago Sun Times
SPRINGFIELD — Bart Simpson is creating a stir at the Statehouse. The actress who lends her voice to the iconic “The Simpsons” character wants children to love their parents, not break the law and treat others as they want to be treated. The character-building “Good Choices” program that espouses those virtues and that Nancy Cartwright developed through her non-profit organization could become an accepted tool for public school teachers to teach character development under an Illinois House resolution. The Emmy Award-winning ...
Mar 2, 2011
Massages, haircuts, and scientology? — 3AW693 News Talk
Type: Radio
Author(s): Neil Mitchell
Source: 3AW693 News Talk
Massages, haircuts, and scientology? Posted by: 3AW Radio | 2 March, 2011 - 11:27 AM Scroll down and play the interview of Neil Mitchell with Pauline Priest - Spokesperson for Church of Scientology (The flyer can be seen below the story) The Church of Scientology is out for new recruits and is advertising $10 haircuts and massages at their controversial new headquarters in Moonee Ponds. The event also promises nutrional advice, beauty treatments, and "walking with personal trainers around the neighborhood." ...
Item contributed by: Sponge
Feb 14, 2011
The Apostate // Paul Haggis vs. the Church of Scientology — New Yorker
More: Primary Sources: L. Ron Hubbard Leaves the Navy,
Type: Press
Author(s): Lawrence Wright
Source: New Yorker
On August 19, 2009, Tommy Davis, the chief spokesperson for the Church of Scientology International, received a letter from the film director and screenwriter Paul Haggis. “For ten months now I have been writing to ask you to make a public statement denouncing the actions of the Church of Scientology of San Diego,” Haggis wrote. Before the 2008 elections, a staff member at Scientology’s San Diego church had signed its name to an online petition supporting Proposition 8, which asserted that ...
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Jul 6, 2010
Coast-to-coast runner makes a stop in San Bernardino — San Bernardino Sun (California)
Type: Press
Author(s): Wesley G. Hughes
Source: San Bernardino Sun (California)
John Radich has harbored a wish to run across the United States since high school, and he's got a good start. He reached San Bernardino on Tuesday with at least 75 miles behind him already, and he'll be headed up Cajon Pass this morning with a couple of runners from San Bernardino. "It will take me two months to reach Chicago and then on to Atlantic City to dip my toes in the ocean as I did in the Pacific," the ...
Jun 8, 2010
Scientology takes hold in India — Global Post
Type: Press
Author(s): Mridu Khullar Relph
Source: Global Post
A controversial religion has gripped India with its business principles and self-help routine. NEW DELHI, India — In India, where the most popular psychology books include such titles as “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People” and “Who Moved My Cheese,” there's a new self-help guru in town: Scientology. Founded in 1954 by United States science-fiction writer L. Ron Hubbard, the Church of Scientology is the religion of Hollywood stars like Tom Cruise, John Travolta and Isaac Hayes, claiming a worldwide ...
Apr 7, 2010
Scientology rears head in Egypt's bookstores — Al-Masry Al-Youm (Egypt)
Type: Press
Author(s): Mohamed El Dahshan
Source: Al-Masry Al-Youm (Egypt)
Books penned by Church of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard are not a common sight in Egypt. Recently, however, Arabic-language translations of the books have begun to appear in Cairo, even bearing the stamp of approval–surprisingly–from Al-Azhar, the highest seat of learning in the Sunni Muslim world. Hubbard's book The Way to Happiness, which claims to be a non-religious work, and, more surprisingly, his Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health, which lays some of Scientology's 'scientific' foundations, were made available ...
Apr 6, 2010
Scientologie. «J’ai vécu 9 ans dans l’enfer de Sea Org» [Unofficial English translation: "Nine years of Hell in Scientology's Sea Org"] — Paris Match
Type: Press
Author(s): Irène Frain
Source: Paris Match
Au sommet de l’organisation de l’Eglise de scientologie, Sea Org est censée former les cadres de la secte. Aline*, inféodée et ruinée, a vécu une méthodique entreprise de déstructuration de la personnalité. Elle raconte. Dans l’Eglise de scientologie, le fond du gouffre, c’est à Copenhague qu’Aline* l’a connu. Cadre brillante d’une société financière, généreuse, idéaliste, élevée dans une ambiance religieuse, solitaire mais ouverte aux autres, elle est entrée dans la secte en juillet 1990. Neuf ans plus tard, toutes ses économies ...
Mar 19, 2010
Scientology in St Lucia? — St. Lucia Star
Type: Press
Author(s): Alisha Ally
Source: St. Lucia Star
[Picture / Caption:Ludwig Alpers (Freewinds Port Captain) playing harmonica with Ras Abdular of the Wilton's Yard Association.] St Lucians beware! Scientology is coming!” That was the cry coming from a passerby near the Derek Walcott Square in the heart of Castries on Tuesday. It was the official launch of The Way To Happiness Program in St Lucia. Before the meat and potatoes of the program are delved into, organizers note that although the primary book is written by the founder of ...
Mar 9, 2010
School rapped over failure to declare Scientology links — Sydney Morning Herald (Australia)
Type: Press
Author(s): Anna Patty
Source: Sydney Morning Herald (Australia)
A LEAFLET advertising the Athena School in Newtown has been referred to the state's consumer watchdog for allegedly obscuring the school's link to Scientology. The NSW Greens yesterday lodged a complaint to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, claiming the leaflet represented false advertising and a potential breach of the Trade Practices Act. The Applied Scholastics logo, the education arm of Scientology, appears in the bottom corner of the leaflet, which includes the words ''education services and materials based on the ...
Jan 15, 2010
Infinite Complacency: Peta O'Brien's Letter II
Dec 31, 2009
Three of Scientology's elite parishioners keep faith, but leave the church — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
More: Recent high-profile defectors, Climbing The Bridge: A journey to "Operating Thetan'', Scientology's response
Dec 15, 2009
Scientology: 'The Crusade' continues — Gawker
Dec 9, 2009
Sydney MP blasts school grant over Scientology link — Central (Sidney, Australia)
Type: Press
Author(s): Robert Burton-Bradley
Source: Central (Sidney, Australia)
A Newtown School which teaches Scientology beliefs has received $1.4 million in government funding for less than 50 students. Greens MP John Kaye blasted State and Federal governments for providing the Athena School with $751,519 in ongoing funding until 2012, $135,287 for a new library, $114,713 for classroom refits and $50,000 for other works. According to the school’s website it teaches from The Way to Happiness, written by Scientology’s founder, L. Ron Hubbard. Mr Kaye said responses to questions on notice ...
Dec 2, 2009
Schools linked to Scientology will get $1.6m — Sydney Morning Herald (Australia)
Type: Press
Author(s): Anna Patty
Source: Sydney Morning Herald (Australia)
FEWER than 100 children will benefit from more than $1.6 million in Federal Government subsidies over four years to two schools strongly linked to the Scientology movement. The Athena School in Newtown will receive $751,519 in recurrent funding from the Federal Government for the 2009 to 2012 funding period. It has also been allocated $135,287 for a new library, $114,713 for primary classroom refurbishments and $50,000 for other refurbishments under the Rudd Government's Building the Education Revolution program. The Athena School ...
Nov 24, 2009
Rudd's concerns no bar to funds for school that uses Hubbard text — Sidney Morning Herald (Australia)
Type: Press
Author(s): Anna Patty
Source: Sidney Morning Herald (Australia)
THE PRIME MINISTER, Kevin Rudd, has expressed concern about the Church of Scientology but will provide subsidies worth more than $1 million to a Sydney school that promotes the teaching of the church's founder, L.Ron Hubbard. Mr Rudd said he shared some of the concerns of the independent senator Nick Xenophon, who used parliamentary privilege last week to level allegations of torture, perjury and financial coercion against the church. Newtown's Athena School is licensed by Applied Scholastics International, which is strongly ...
Nov 5, 2009
Blown for Good / Behind the iron curtain of Scientology (book) - 04 The landscape is changing — BFG Books
Nov 5, 2009
Blown for Good / Behind the iron curtain of Scientology (book) - 25 Never let me down again — BFG Books
Oct 20, 2009
School drops program due to ties to church — Washington Missourian (Missouri)
Type: Press
Author(s): Gregg Jones
Source: Washington Missourian (Missouri)
Union public schools will not participate in a crime prevention program due to its link to the Church of Scientology. Crime Free Missouri, founded by Union veterinarian Dr. Ava Frick, is an anti-drug campaign with the intent to "educate about the hazards and pitfalls and misconceptions around drugs; street drugs, alcohol, inhalants, and prescriptions." The program includes literature and drug take-back programs associated with Crime Free America. Union High School Principal Dennis Lottmann said Union Police school resource officers (SROs), and ...
Aug 27, 2009
Couple’s weekend job selling carpets brings them to Tigard on Sundays — The Times (Tigard/Tualatin/Sherwood, Oregon)
Type: Press
Author(s): Kristen Forbes
Source: The Times (Tigard/Tualatin/Sherwood, Oregon)
Karen and Chris Noel spend their weekdays working at the Church of Scientology in Portland, but on weekends they take on another role: carpet salesmen By Kristen Forbes The Times, Aug 27, 2009 Karen and Chris Noel spend their weekdays working at the Church of Scientology in Portland, but on weekends they take on another role: carpet salesmen. They sell rugs at various locations throughout the Portland area. On Sundays, they can typically be found in the parking lot of the ...
Aug 19, 2009
Rapper Doug E. Fresh finds faith in Scientology — Essence (magazine)
Type: Press
Author(s): Terrance Dean
Source: Essence (magazine)
Visit any neighborhood in the Black community and you're bound to find a church on nearly every city block. When it comes to faith-based communities, African Americans are believed to be one of the most religious and spiritual especially those who practice Christianity, Islam, Catholicism, or Judaism. There are even some Buddhists, thanks in part to iconic celebrity, Tina Turner, who introduced Black folk to the religion in her autobiography, "What's Love Got to Do With It." But, when it comes ...
Jul 30, 2009
Educational matters: Church should be more upfront — Glendale News-Press (California)
Type: Press
Author(s): Dan Kimber
Source: Glendale News-Press (California)
About 20 years ago a delegation from the church of Scientology came to my school and asked that I be fired from my position as a teacher (some might take note here of a recurring theme in my professional life). They had objected to a conversation I had with my students about a constitutional issue, and secondarily, about truth in advertising. Time magazine had just done a feature article about the organization, and it managed to make its way into a ...
Jul 6, 2009
Scientologists advertising with alias web sites — Switched
Type: Press
Author(s): Evan Shamoon
Source: Switched
Web and animation designer Reese Leysen is inundated with Google Adsense and YouTube ads on a daily basis, much like the rest of us Internet dwellers. One day he decided to poke around a bit and noticed that the site for "Foundation for a Drug-Free World" was chock-full of top-dollar production, the sort that would be far out of the reach of a typical non-profit organization on a limited budget. This left him scratching his head. Later on, however, he stumbled ...
Feb 3, 2009
[ABLE and other Scientology-linked secular fronts]
Type: Account
Author(s): Lawrence H. "Larry" Brennan
I worked on the corporate restructuring in the early 80s that lead to the various “ABLE” groups (Narconon, Applied Scholastics, etc.) falling under the “ABLE” umbrella which in turn was 100% controlled by organized scientology’s Sea Organization under different corporate umbrellas (mostly Church of Scientology International “CSI"). I also handled or oversaw the handling of all their main legal matters around the world as part of the Guardian’s Office for some seven years prior to that. Prior to the “corporate sortout” ...
Jan 25, 2009
Scientology base denied by officials — Albuquerque Journal
Type: Press
Author(s): Jeff Proctor
Source: Albuquerque Journal
Copyright © 2009 Albuquerque Journal Journal Staff Writer The Second Chance drug rehab program was pitched to lawmakers and the judiciary as the missing link in a broken system that recycled non-violent drug offenders between jails, prisons and the streets. The past year, it has struggled through money problems and accusations that it is housing ineligible inmates. On Saturday, faced with a city-delivered Jan. 31 deadline to vacate, Second Chance officials moved the last of its inmates out. But throughout the ...
Nov 8, 2008
Church of Scientology waiting to pounce in Mumbai, India —
Sep 21, 2008
Cult fiction: Scientologist church plans blitz of Irish schools under the guise of charity group — Sunday World (Ireland)
Sep 19, 2008
The Urban Afreeka Foundation Presents The “I Afreeka” Project (TIAP) [leaked] —
Sep 4, 2008
Anonymous fights Scientology in schools // We don't need no... — The Register (UK)
Type: Press
Author(s): John Leyden
Source: The Register (UK)
The Anonymous collective has announced a new phase in its protests against the Church of Scientology, targeting the alleged mistreatment of youngsters by Scientologists. Operation: School's Closed is due to take place on 13 September and will involve a wave of protests against the "Church of Scientology management, its attempts to infiltrate schools, and its internal exploitation of children". The planned demos follow seven previous protest days outside Scientology centres around the world, each with a particular theme. The Church of ...
Aug 1, 2008
Red Alert: Scientologists creeping back — Asian Tribune
Type: Press
Author(s): Janaka Perera
Source: Asian Tribune
Among the 'garbage' that was washed ashore in Sri Lanka in the immediate aftermath of the tsunami were a number of foreign-funded, unscrupulous evangelist groups. Among these were the 'Scientologists' trying to fish in troubled waters. After exposure by several foreigners including some German journalists as well as the Venerable Medagama Dhammananda of the Asgiriya Buddhist Chapter Sri Lanka, the group kept a low-profile, while 'helping' in the tsunami relief operations for sometime. It now appears that these nefarious crusaders are ...
May 1, 2008
Scientology and the state: Narconon’s influence in the prison system
Type: Research
Author(s): Drew Tewksbury
Abstract: Scientology has never been a stranger to controversy and now an alternative prison rehabilitation center based on Scientology drug treatment stirs concern with medical experts. The Second Chance Center is a small facility outside Albuquerque, N.M., which uses the Scientology-based drug treatment program called Narconon. It is the first prison-based rehabilitation center in America that was designed specifically to foster the Narconon system, and its founders hope that it will be the model for more centers around the country. The ...
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