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[Cross-posted at The Left Coaster. ] A question of perpetual fascination for sociologists and political scientists is the transformation of Germany in the 1930’s into a foaming, unstable violent ...
by paradox
Comment Count 46 comments on Wed Feb 18, 2015 at 07:07 AM PST with 13 Recommends
I see no possible way we ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 63 comments on Tue Feb 17, 2015 at 08:00 PM PST with 42 Recommends
I like scenery, and hiking, and wilderness, and epic landscapes. I like aerial photography too, and have taken up videography {ground-based} the last few years. One lazy Sunday a few weeks ago I ...
by jamess
Comment Count 21 comments on Sun Feb 15, 2015 at 09:29 AM PST with 15 Recommends
Competition of good-paying jobs is fierce these days, but there is one job sector where they will train you, you can get paid six-figures, and you don't even have to work hard. No kidding, in ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 176 comments on Fri Feb 13, 2015 at 08:51 AM PST with 128 Recommends
by Tom Tomorrow
Comment Count 36 comments on Mon Feb 09, 2015 at 06:50 AM PST with 79 Recommends
This is a story about drones. It is not about how Amazon and Alibaba are experimenting with drones to deliver goods to customers, or how the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration, while still trying ...
by Bill Berkowitz
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Feb 05, 2015 at 07:08 AM PST with 6 Recommends
A few years ago I wrote, in The Myth of Precision Bombing , these points: 1. So-called “precision” bombing, though the use of JDAMs and drone-carried devices, has greatly increased the ...
by Cartoon Peril
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun Feb 15, 2015 at 03:25 PM PST with 8 Recommends
Pretty bad . Tens of thousands of Pakistanis have sought shelter at a sprawling refugee camp in a volatile region of Afghanistan after crossing the mountainous border to escape a military ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 106 comments on Sun Feb 01, 2015 at 09:12 AM PST with 95 Recommends
A daily series, Connect! Unite! Act! seeks to create face-to-face networks in each congressional district. Groups ...
by Azazello
Comment Count 62 comments on Tue Jan 27, 2015 at 07:30 AM PST with 44 Recommends
This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here . [ Note for TomDispatch Readers: For those of you fascinated by America’s ...
by TomDispatch
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Jan 26, 2015 at 08:50 AM PST with 5 Recommends
[Cross-posted at The Left Coaster. ] In the movie Stripes, circa 1981, actor Bill Murray is exhorting his fellow soldiers to rally to the flag, hitch up the testicles and their packs and hustle up ...
by paradox
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Jan 21, 2015 at 09:00 AM PST with 13 Recommends
Nixie's The One! With the advent of the ...
by annieli
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Jan 06, 2015 at 04:03 PM PST with 5 Recommends
by Matt Bors
Comment Count 32 comments on Wed Dec 31, 2014 at 06:50 AM PST with 37 Recommends
According to a recently leaked CIA report, our amazingly popular global drone war doesn't work .
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 99 comments on Fri Dec 19, 2014 at 03:13 PM PST with 71 Recommends
MQ-9 Reaper drone. Tom Englehardt writes The Senate Drone Report of 2019: Looking Back on Washington's War on Terror . An excerpt:
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 45 comments on Thu Dec 18, 2014 at 08:00 PM PST with 37 Recommends
Stephen Hawking really set the chattering classes to chattering, which his latest ominous warning about unfettered AI (Artificial Intelligence). Afterall without ever-smarter Computers, where would ...
by jamess
Comment Count 62 comments on Sat Dec 06, 2014 at 10:52 AM PST with 41 Recommends
The administration of George W. Bush committed a number of actions, some of which are likely criminal , some of which expand the powers of the ...
by joe shikspack
Comment Count 801 comments on Thu Dec 18, 2014 at 06:30 AM PST with 158 Recommends
H.A. Goodman posted a lengthy article titled, "I'm a liberal Democrat. I will vote for Rand Paul in 2016." Wow! That's a click-bait headline if I ever did see one. In Goodman's flawed and ...
by TeamSarah4Choice
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Nov 20, 2014 at 09:20 AM PST with 5 Recommends
It’s been more than three months since 18-year-old Michael Brown was gunned down by Ferguson, Missouri police officer Darren Wilson; more than six weeks since many in the public first heard and/or ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 195 comments on Wed Nov 12, 2014 at 04:51 AM PST with 156 Recommends
Didn't you just love it when President George W. Bush walked hand in hand with his favorite Saudi potentate ??? That's Prince Abdullah. Effectively the ruler of Saudi Arabia. Thing is, that ...
by waterstreet2008
Comment Count 67 comments on Sun Nov 09, 2014 at 06:08 AM PST with 27 Recommends