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LIES, DAMNED LIES, AND THE END OF LIFE AS WE KNEW IT (or, Die, Ayn Rand, why won’t you die?)

Publié le 23 mai, 2010 | Pas de commentaires
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LIES, DAMNED LIES, AND THE END OF LIFE AS WE KNEW IT (or, Die, Ayn Rand, why won’t you die?)

We’ve heard that the cover-up is worse than the scandal, but we’ve moved far beyond mere scandal. These are cover-ups of things that subvert the entire nature of “civilized” humankind: like the true scope of C.I.A. Black Ops and renditions, like what really happens at Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo Bay, or “drone” operations that kill […]

Civilization vs. Brutalization: Countdown to Armageddon

Publié le 4 avril, 2010 | Pas de commentaires
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Civilization vs. Brutalization:  Countdown to Armageddon

Over the past months the world has been watching the Americans, and especially President Barack Obama, to see if democracy and the rule of law will continue to decompose in the tomb or resurrect and shine. So far, it doesn’t look good. Violence against women increases world-wide, new laws being made to marginalize and control […]