Category Archives: Government Spying

Why the militarization of our borders?

Theoretical research project: Why the militarization of our borders? And why the continual attacks on our democratic political rights? Under Bush, one might have thought that these were temporary policies, him pandering to his wacko nut-case political base. But the … Continue reading

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The American character

The American character Fareed Zakaria says current policies make Americans “look like scared, fearful, losers”; is he right? BY GLENN GREENWALD (updated below) Fareed Zakaria, normally a reliable and pleasant purveyor of conventional “centrist” wisdom, has a genuinely good and surprisingly confrontational CNN column … Continue reading

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