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How We Could End the Permanent War State by Gareth Porter (#NoWar2016)

by Gareth Porter
Writer, Dandelion Salad
worldbeyondwar.org
September 26, 2016

Remarks at #NoWar2016

My remarks are related to the problem of media as a factor in the war system but not focused primarily on that. 1,612 more words

Politics

Chris Hedges | The Algebra of Revolution (Video)

“We’ve all become a sacrifice zone.”   

Counterpunch Media of the Day  July 15, 2016

Chris Hedges. Pulitzer Prize winner journalist, columnist for Truthdig, author of 13 books, including his latest, …

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Militarism

Abby Martin and James Risen: Fighting Censorship, The Surveillance State and Permanent War

Dandelion Salad

with Abby Martin

teleSUR English on Jul 1, 2016

Few journalists know the cruelty of government censorship as well as James Risen, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist at the New York Times, targeted for several major stories implicating criminality by the US war machine and its national security state.

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Politics

Jane Jacobs' Monstrous Hybrids: Guardians vs Commerce


Jane Jacobs’ Systems of Survival: The Moral Foundations of Commerce and Politics identified two primary syndromes, the meme-complexes (reinforcing rule sets) prevalent in human society: the Guardian Syndrome of hierarchical, honor-based organizations like the military and government, and the Commercial Syndrome, practiced in trade, industry, and science. 925 more words

Government

US Military: From No Standing Armies to Permanent Global Power

Standing armies were viewed with great suspicion by the Founding Fathers, who knew their influence could result in unnecessary wars and the corruption of the Republic when military leaders pushed into civilian governance. 1,633 more words

Government

Six Mistakes on the Road to Permanent War

Source: TomDispatch, by Ira Chernus

In the muddled midst of last week’s mass killing in San Bernardino, California, a few words skittering across my Twitter feed gave me pause. 578 more words

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