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They ‘vanished into the sands’: Productions of Self and Other during the ‘War on Terror’

by Jacob Antoine

The US had a turbulent entry into the twenty-first century. The attacks on the World Trade Centre in 2001 catapulted the Bush administration into crisis mode. 3,257 more words


What Went Wrong With... Killer Mike, OutKast & Other Assorted Sellouts Like T.I.?

When shit gets real, celebrities get fake. The protests in response to the murder of George Floyd by white Minneapolis policeman Derek Chauvin, have led to certain entertainers to weigh-in on the situation. 1,121 more words


Cardinals DL Corey Peters says virtual learning period a good opportunity for some players

With no on-field work this offseason so far, Arizona Cardinals players and the rest of the players in the NFL have only had virtual meetings. No one has been able to rep what they have learned on the field. 771 more words


Tomgram: Danny Sjursen, The End of War As We Know It? | TomDispatch


Posted by Danny Sjursen

Covid-19, an ongoing global human tragedy, may have at least one silver lining. It has led millions of people to question America’s most malignant policies at home and abroad.

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'The Report'

As emotions rise in the US following the 9/11 attacks, the war on terror produces CIA procedures of considerable concern. As chair of the Select Committee on Intelligence, Senator Dianne Feinstein (an indomitable Annette Bening – … 109 more words


Monday, May 25, 2020

 Okay. Well. So.


 Staying up too late for too many nights in a row playing XCOM has wrecked my sleeping schedule to the point that I wound up staying up all night doing something totally unrelated to this, Gibberish, the games, the book I’m reading, the Actual Paying Work I need to do this week, or pretty much anything else I usually kill the hours with until about 10 a.m. 620 more words

The Work

This Eid And Beyond Boycott Goods Made With Enslaved Labor Of Uyghurs Even If It Is Your Favorite Brand

Bidding farewell to Ramadan, celebrating Eid?

Well, the Muslims of East Turkistan under Chinese occupation had neither Ramadan nor will they have Eid…

Not only that, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) run government has transferred Uyghurs and other ethnic minority1 citizens from East Turkestan to factories across the country. 291 more words