Tag Archives: Drones

The Titanic Sails at Dawn: Warning Signs Point to Danger Ahead in 2017

By John W. Whitehead Source: A Government of Wolves “When did the future switch from being a promise to being a threat?” ― Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters Despite our best efforts, we in the American police state seem to be … Continue reading

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Deep State America Why U.S. Policies Serve No National Interests

By Philip Giraldi Source: Information Clearing House On September 9th the Washington Post featured a front page article describing how the Defense Department had used warplanes to attack targets and kill suspected militants in six countries over the Labor Day … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Sleep Dealer

“Sleep Dealer” (2008) is a dystopian parable directed and co-written by Alex Rivera. Luis Fernando Peña stars as Memo, a hacker who also works as a type of virtual migrant worker. It’s revealed through flashback how his situation was a … Continue reading

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The Superpower Conundrum

The Rise and Fall of Just About Everything By Tom Engelhardt Source: TomDispatch.com The rise and fall of great powers and their imperial domains has been a central fact of history for centuries.  It’s been a sensible, repeatedly validated framework … Continue reading

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Don’t forget Malala Yousafzai’s appeal to Obama: end the drone war

By Zack Beauchamp Source: Vox.com On Friday morning, 17 year-old Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai won the Nobel Peace Prize. Yousafzai’s prize is well-deserved: she’s been a prominent campaigner for girls’ education for years, and survived a Taliban assassination attempt for her … Continue reading

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It’s Time for Some Anti-Science Fiction

Source: The Hipcrime Vocab It’s Time for Some Anti-Science Fiction Why must positive depictions of the future always be dependent upon some sort of new technology? Neal Stephenson is a very successful and well-known science fiction writer. He’s also very … Continue reading

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Posterity Will Hate Us: Building a Lasting Legacy of Death

By Chris Floyd Source: Empire Burlesque What do we aim at? Houses! Who do we kill? Everyone inside the houses! What are their names? We don’t know! What did they do? We don’t know! Are they civilians? We don’t care! … Continue reading

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A Bad Week For U.S. Diplomacy

Granted, most weeks are bad weeks for U.S. diplomacy, but this week was particularly rocky because it marked the 68th session of the U.N. General Assembly. On Tuesday, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff pulled no punches in a speech highlighting how … Continue reading

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