Tag Archives: National Security State

Globalisation: Hyperstition, Surveillance, and the Empire of Reason

By S.C. Hickman Source: Techno Occulture Edmund Berger in his essay Underground Streams speaking of various tactics used by the Situationists, Autonomia, and the Carnivalesque: “Like the Situationists the Autonomia would engage with the tradition of the Carnivalesque alongside a Marxist political … Continue reading

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War on Terror: Greatest Covert Op

(Editor’s Note: The following commentary is drawn from a speech delivered by Douglas Valentine at a 2010 peace conference. In expanded version is included as the final chapter of his book “The CIA as Organized Crime: How Illegal Operations Corrupt … Continue reading

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The Deep State’s Dominant Narratives and Authority Are Crumbling

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds This is why the Deep State is fracturing: its narratives no longer align with the evidence. As this chart from Google Trends illustrates, interest in the Deep State has increased dramatically in … Continue reading

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Why Do “Progressives” Like War?

By Philip Giraldi Source: Unz Review Liberals are supposed to be antiwar, right? I went to college in the 1960s, when students nationwide were rising up in opposition to the Vietnam War. I was a Young Republican back then and … Continue reading

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Chicken

By Mark Dancey Source: The Baffler

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Keep Fear Alive

The bald-eagle boondoggle of the terror wars By Kade Crockford Source: The Baffler “If you’re submitting budget proposals for a law enforcement agency, for an intelligence agency, you’re not going to submit the proposal that ‘We won the war on … Continue reading

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Does “Creative Destruction” Include the State?

  By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds When do we get to exercise democracy and fire every factotum, apparatchik, toady and lackey in the state who has abused his/her authority? Everyone lauds “creative destruction” when it shreds monopolies … Continue reading

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The New American Order

1% Elections, The Privatization of the State, a Fourth Branch of Government, and the Demobilization of “We the People”  By Tom Engelhardt Source: TomDispatch.com Have you ever undertaken some task you felt less than qualified for, but knew that someone … Continue reading

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