Navy Steals: The Military’s New Interest in single-sex STEM Camps

Here’s a little tidbit about the Navy Seals and the military industrial complex and how they are targeting 7 and 8 year old girls with Science, Technology, Engineering and Math instruction (STEM).  This is the same STEM outcome learning that Obama’s DOE and its Kitchen-Cabinet, The Lumina Foundation is carnival barking about. Seems the little darlings […]

Neoliberalism in the American military and its impact on civilians

In this enlightening article, Jennifer Mittelstadt writes about the neoliberal agenda to privatize and outsource the retirement and health care benefits of military personnel and their families.  Though many in civilian life might find this specific only to the military but as Mittelstadt so correctly notes, the impact of market reforms to military health care […]

Governor Walker’s victory and what it might mean: Police and thieves in the street

I recently read a shocking report about a country presumably trying to combat criminality, especially narco-trafficking, and to do so are using brutish and restrictive means to kettle the general population.  One such means is greater surveillance and repression, both on line, on phone and in the streets.   The article noted that country has passed […]

Could It Really Be That Easy?

The thing I like about the written word is that after you read it, it is still there.  I just heard a story on NPR that is so important and it was gone.  It was there for a moment and gone. A woman who has traveled in Afghanistan has written a book.  I didn’t get […]

ABC escalates Iran war propaganda: champions CIA dubious claim of “defected” Iranian scientist

author engages in comments (as do Operation Mockingbird assets) at source. ABC News reported as fact a CIA claim from unnamed US “officials” that a young Iranian nuclear scientist reported as abducted by his wife last year had voluntarily abandoned his family in Iran to allegedly defect to the United States. ABC doesn’t question the […]

Collateral Murder, the WikiLeaks video

This is the video shot of US military personnel firing upon and killing over a dozen people, including two Reuters journalists. Reuters has tried to obtain the video from the Pentagon several times without success. Thanks to anonymous whistleblowers, Wikileaks now has the video. The following is from Wikileaks’ site, Collateral Murder. 5th April 2010 […]