INDICATIONS & WARNING: Political Violence Forecasts

Predictive Societal Indicators of Radicalism In collaboration with our academic partners Prof. Cingranelli at the Political Science Department, SUNY Binghamton University and Profs. Sam Bell and Amanda Murdie at the Department of Political Science, Kansas State University, we developed a Domestic Political Violence Model that forecasts political violence levels five years into the future. The …

Crisis Group CrisisWatch N°89, 3 January 2011

Five actual or potential conflict situations around the world deteriorated and two improved in December 2010, according to the latest issue of the International Crisis Group’s monthly bulletin CrisisWatch. Côte d’Ivoire was gripped by political crisis as incumbent President Laurent Gbagbo refused to cede power after losing to rival Alassane Outtara in the late-November presidential …

Wikileaks V Rolling Update CLOSED

30 December 2010 Cyber-sabotage and espionage top 2011 security fears (BBC) The WikiLeaks War on America (Commentary) The Dark Side of Wikileaks (Atlanta Post) Assange: I’ll reveal info that will spark Arab world coups (YNETNews) Assange: Many Arab Officials Work With CIA (CBSNews) WikiLeaks founder vows to release all files in case of death or …

Reference: $1.5 Billion Health Care “Rationing Board”

NCFF APB: ****A MUST VATCH VIDEO***** HEALTH CARE DEATH PANELS/RATIO… Wait a minute here! Nancy Pelosi said that we need to pass the healthcare bill to see what’s in it. Now that it’s passed and we’re getting to see the details, Ecuador, New Zealand, Costa Rica, and even Italy are looking like great places to …

Greg Palast, Big Oil, & PBS (Petroleum Broadcast System)

The Petroleum Broadcast System Owes Us an Apology by Greg Palast for Truthout/Buzzflash Wednesday, October 27, 2010 Tonight, my dog Pluto and I watched the PBS ‘Frontline’ investigation of BP, “The Spill.” PBS has uncovered a real shocker:  BP neglected safety! Well, no shit, Sherlock! Pluto rolled over on the rug and looked at me as if to say, Don’t we …