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Debating the End of the Human Terrain System, Part 1

The year 2015 finally saw the final public confirmation of the termination of the US Army’s Human Terrain System, which apparently has ceased to be an effective reality since late September 30, 2014 ( 2,307 more words

Human Terrain System

Mustard Seed Presents a Thoughtful, Timely "Terrain"

Human Terrain
by Jennifer Blackmer
Directed by Lori Adams
Mustard Seed Theatre
August 29th, 2014

Mustard Seed Theatre’s new 2014-2015 season is filled with new plays, with the one exception being their upcoming encore performance of last year’s critically acclaimed… 699 more words

St Louis Theatre

Imperial violet, the flames licked skyward out of the boiling black smoke engulfing workers and nearby residences, cringing in fear, hearing loud explosions. The giant crude oil refinery and storage tank fire that began on August 6, 2012 was a culmination of a century of social and environmental injustices committed by Chevron against the people of the two working class towns of Richmond and San Pablo in the rich and environmentally vulnerable delta area where the San Joaquin and the Sacramento Rivers merge from north and south, draining the Central Valley of California and the Sierra Nevada and the Cascades Mountain Ranges to flow through the tidewaters of Carquinez Straits into San Francisco Bay. 4,255 more words


10 Jobs That Barely Existed on 9/10/01, From Robot Squadmate to Warplane Whisperer

From Las Vegas drone warrior to human-terrain analyst, 10 military jobs that went from obscure to in-demand after bin Laden struck.



UK NGO Seeks U.S. Army Funding: Somalia Opportunity, Shadow Anthropology

“I recognize that this two year project, which overtly maps rural communities, trade connections and key local stakeholders with pastoralists around Hargesisa and Berbera, could be used as a resource for building Human Terrain Maps of this critical region of the Horn of Africa.

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Shadow Anthropology

“The challenge for anthropologists is to discover without killing.”

“With notebooks and pens we will end suicide bombings and gore. Sensitivity to backward culture will help us to control the horror.

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So You Want to Join the Human Terrain System: Welcome, Anthropologist

An excellent little video that neatly summarizes, in the appropriately burlesque fashion, the situation of unqualified anthropologists who join the Human Terrain System, and the desperate and deceitful nature of the sales pitch that they get from recruiters. 40 more words