Booz Allen Hamilton: “helping the government insure domestic tranquility” — Edward Snowden

Introduction On June 24th, 2013, The Huffington Post reported that Edward Snowden, the former government contractor who leaked information on the National Security Agency’s surveillance programs, says he sought a job with Booz Allen Hamilton to gather evidence on the agency’s data collection networks (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/24/edward-snowden-booz-allen-hamilton_n_3491203.html). In a June 12, 2013 interview with the South China […]

Bush Administration Convicted of War Crimes – Dr. Francis Boyle #N3

by NextNewsNetwork http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FCVOZTAxFb4   Former U.S. President George W. Bush recently dedicated his Presidential Library in Dallas. The ceremony included speeches by President Obama, ex-President Bush, and every other living ex-president. But none of the speeches so much as mentioned to Iraq war — the undertaking that dominated George W. Bush’s presidency, and will define […]

Boston Bombers: All in the CIA Family

  According to Daniel Hopsicker in MadCow Morning News, it turns out Ruslan Tsarni, the uncle of the two alleged Boston bombers, was married to the daughter of former top CIA official Graham Fuller. Uncle Ruslan, in turn, had a decade-long business relationship with Halliburton, the oil company/defense contractor formerly run by Dick Cheney that […]

The PKK Assassinations in Paris

Somehow I find myself on the mailing list of the PKK (the Kurdish Workers Party), which is engaged in armed struggle against Turkey for an autonomous Kurdistan and cultural and political rights for all Turkish Kurds. According to Wikipedia, international human rights groups document decades of human rights abuses against the Kurds. In addition to […]

Moulding Young Minds through the militarization of education: US Public Schools Preaching the Virtues of War On Iran

Moulding Young Minds: US Public Schools Preaching the Virtues of War On Iran Patrick Henningsen 21st Century Wire Dec 18, 2012 http://21stcenturywire.com/2012/12/18/us-public-school-is-preaching-the-virtues-of-a-war-on-iran/ What exactly are we teaching your children? I remember my history lessons in school. Among many things, I can recall Normandy, Patton’s march through France and the Battle of the Bulge, Korea, Vietnam […]

Want to know who Cory Booker is and what he really stands for?

Back in July of 2010, I reported on the New Jersey Teacher’s Village that would combine zoning for three charter schools and corporate labor houses  for corporate teachers. Well, the plan came to fruition and the big sponsors, along with Chris Christie, who you would expect to pass the begging bowl to corporations is Mayor of […]

Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are not Just

Part 1 of 2- U.S. Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are not Just: Eastern and Western Ethics of War Applied to the U.S. Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan This article is the first part of a two part analysis which will discuss various aspects of the causes and conduct of the U.S. wars in Iraq […]

I AINT IN IT: The Rhetoric of Domination

Language is important in conveying the ideas and attitudes that shape our worldviews and influence our perspectives. And the specificity of the words we use as language is critical to conveying certain ideas influencing those attitudes. With this understanding, I must take issue with the language of the public dialogue that writes me (and you) […]

CAFR: UC budget fully funded with one-fifth of one percent of CA state “investments”

source. The UC system had a budget deficit for this ending school year of $0.65 billion. The policy response was to deny 2,300 students enrollment, lay-off over 2,000 faculty and staff, furlough teaching days and cut 10% salaries, and raise tuition by 32%. For less than one-fifth of one percent of the investment total of […]