Robert Steele: Government Policy Primer

None of the candidates have a coherent national policy matrix in part because they don’t want one — their staffs are not designed to actually create coherent national policy that addresses all threats and needs in the context of a grand strategy on one side and a balanced budget on the other. What we have …

Stephen E. Arnold: Collaborative Economy Lacks Information Access Solutions — Will Dark Web Dark Innovation Eclipse Payment Industry & “Open” Governments?

Search Left Out of the Collaborative Economy Honeycomb … I saw a post which pointed me to the Chief Digital Officer Summit and that pointed me to this page with the amazing honeycomb shown below. The title is “Collaborative Economy Honeycomb 2: Watch It Grow”   …  But what caused me to perk up and pay …

Chuck Spinney: Bill Polk Primer on Syria & Chemical Weapons

My friend Bill Polk, a well-known historian with extensive experience in the Middle East and Central Asia and author of many books on these areas, has written a backgrounder on how to make sense out of the Syrian chemical weapons issue.  He has given me permission to distribute it.  Herewith is his most interesting primer on …

Berto Jongman: New studies: ‘Conspiracy theorists’ sane; government dupes crazy, hostile + Cabal / Conspiracy Meta-RECAP

New studies: ‘Conspiracy theorists’ sane; government dupes crazy, hostile Dr. Kevin Barrett PressTV, 13 July 2013 Recent studies by psychologists and social scientists in the US and UK suggest that contrary to mainstream media stereotypes, those labeled “conspiracy theorists” appear to be saner than those who accept the official versions of contested events. In short, …