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Henry A. Giroux: Orwell, Huxley and the Scourge of the Surveillance State

We must also be attentive to the ways in which being spied on has become not only normalized, but even enticing. …

Edward Snowden and other critics are correct about the dangers of the state’s infringement of privacy rights, but their analysis should be taken further by linking the issue of citizen surveillance with the rise of “networked societies,” global flows of power and the emergence of a totalitarian ethos that defies even state-based control. 

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Militarism

Take Back Your Words

Meaningful and honest communication requires that the unspoken linguistic contract be honored, that is: words have meanings and they should be recognized for what they mean. 224 more words

Censorship

Child Labor (A dark side of society)...

When ever we speak about our childhood we all imagine the games we played, The books we read, the friends we had, shortly we all just think about our good times. 341 more words

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This Isn't Okay (I Promise)

Today, I checked AbsolutePunk.net as I do sometimes during work just to see if something happened like Brand New sending out unanswered fan mail for 2005…or something. 570 more words

More Travelers Want Sustainability along with Luxury

Guest post by Barbara Radcliffe Rogers

A new survey shows an encouraging trend in travel preferences, with more than half the 32,000 travelers polled saying that sustainability would be a factor in their choice of destinations and lodgings.  489 more words

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Vote - only one time, please - as yourself

Let’s agree

Every administration, Republican President- Democratic-controlled Congress
AND Democrat President- Republican-controlled Congress:

  • Raises the minimum wage
  • Spends tax dollars on disease research
  • Uses “war” to spur the economy…
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Prose Poetry

love wins

This one’s a quicky–a repost from Instagram of my initial thoughts on the Supreme Court’s Obergefell v. Hodges ruling to legalize same-sex marriage in all 50 states. 257 more words

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