John Robb: Automation of Censorship and Extra-Judicial Assassination

The Automation of Government Coercion Posted: 25 May 2012 09:10 AM PDT I recently did a series of interviews for an international venture investing newsletter called Capitalist Exploits.  Here’s a question I got that I thought we be of interest to GG readers.  I’ve extended the answer a bit from the original in the interview. …

2012 Reality Sandwich: How I Tested the Boundaries of the Two-Party Tyranny

How I Tested the Boundaries of the Two-Party Tyranny Robert David Steele Vivas Reality Sandwich, 24 May 2012 For six weeks in early 2012 I ran for the office of President of the United States of America.  I was accepted by the Reform Party (one of six accredited national parties completely shut out of the …

Berto Jongman: Interesting Global Security Links

Book Review: Bring on the Beautiful Trouble – Toolbox for Revolution Database spotlight: Profiles of Perpetrators of Terrorism in the United States (PPT-US) DoD Installation Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and High-Yield Explosive (CBRNE) Preparedness Standards DoD Non-Lethal Weapons (NLW) Human Effects Characterization Get Ready to Shake, Rattle and Glow — The Worst is Yet to …

Review (Guest): Westmoreland – The General Who Lost Vietnam – Includes Second Review With Contextual Detail on Failure of Intelligence (Including Soviets Owning US Crypto)

Lewis Sorley A Man Promoted Above his Ability September 12, 2011 By Hrafnkell Haraldsson VINE™ VOICE I grew up during the Vietnam War. I was seven years old when General William Westmoreland was sent to Vietnam by LBJ to take charge of things there. I was eleven when he lost his job and by then, …

Winslow Wheeler: The F-22, Toxic Stealth, Secrets Screw Sick…

Dina Rasor and Pierre Sprey have collaborated on an important and informative piece on the F-22.  It expands the publically available thinking about the nature of the toxicity problem facing F-22 pilots, and–just as importantly–it probes the nature of one of the prime suspects for the problem: the F-22’s “stealth” coating.  Note at the end of …

Michel Bauwens: New Books – Open Source Model for Nanotechnology

New books advocate ‘open source’ model for nanotechnology Franco Iacomella16th May 2012 Source: UTS Nanotechnology and Global Equality, by Dr Donald Maclurcan, and Nanotechnology and Global Sustainability, edited by Dr Maclurcan and Dr Natalia Radywyl, build the case that global prosperity now demands innovation without economic growth, and nanotechnology shows such innovation is possible. “Practices …