Saturday, March 2, 2024

Tag: fear

How terror came home and what to make of it

A nation rich in fear.

Trump invokes compassion to justify violence

We must not allow our pain to be weaponized against each other. We must not be seduced by fear or manipulative stories.

Profit maximization is easy: Invest in violence

More violence leads to more fear making it easier to gain greater social control to inflict more violence….

Fear strikes AT, not OUT!

Fear always translates into anger which can translate into violence. Thus, it can never strike out, only ‘strike AT!’

The American state of mind: Apprehension, frustration, distrust, fear

How much longer will they take this kind of beating before we see a societal eruption?

Don’t Grade Justice on a Warped Curve: Assessing the Case of...

The government has been using fear as a weapon against truth-telling, by harassing, threatening, and imprisoning whistleblowers. Citizens like Jeffrey Sterling are being punished for speaking out against the corruption.

Planting Fear Into the American Mind

It seems, in order to pass a certain agenda, modern time presidents will use the idea of fear. Keeping U.S. citizens afraid of terrorism and other countries have let aggressive military policy become justified.

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Republicans hatched a secret assault on the Voting Rights Act in Washington state

After he helped create the state’s voting maps, a redistricting commissioner quietly worked with national Republican figures to bring a lawsuit against his own work.

Fossil fuel footprint: Corals reveal industrial pollution’s deep sea impact

New study uncovers historical pollutants from burning fossil fuels in Mediterranean corals, highlighting human influence on marine ecosystems.
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My ultimate history crash course

To understand the present, study the past. 

The foreign policy issue that could decide the U.S. presidential election

Leading Democrats and Republicans are scrambling to look "tough" on immigration.