Saturday, December 7, 2019

Tag: National security

Exploring the shadows of America’s security state

Or how I learned not to love Big Brother.

A psychedelic spin on “national security”

The summer of surprisingly political love.

NSC head Flynn was brought down by the very spying machine...

Let’s also see this as a warning that the national security state has crossed a major line and needs to be unravelled.

Federal appeals court maintains block on Trump’s Muslim ban

The big question now is whether or not the Trump administration will appeal to the entire 9th Circuit Court of Appeals or ask the Supreme Court to intervene.

Out of Bounds, Off-Limits, or Just Plain Ignored

Six National Security questions Hillary, Donald, Ted, Marco, et al., don’t want to answer and won’t even be asked.

Mantra for 9/11

Fourteen years later and we are still living in an improbable world. Tom Engelhardt discusses the wars, interventions, assassinations, tortures, kidnappings, the growth of the American national security state and the spread of Islamic extremism.

Four Secret Service Assistant Directors Demoted Amid Scandals

Although acting Director Joseph Clancy demoted four assistant directors, they are now free to resign or report for new assignments within the Secret Service or its parent agency, DHS. Has the Secret Service suffered from a lack of leadership?

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Malignant normality silently takes hold in America

The national media should free itself from this president’s constant demand for exposure and attention.

What’s wrong with the republicans?

Fruits of the twin roots of evil: Slavery and imperial expansion.

The bee is officially on the verge of extinction

With our own health and well-being directly linked to these insects, we have to make it a priority to ensure the bee population's survival.
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Sweden provides free higher education, universal healthcare, free daycare — why can’t the U.S.?

In Sweden, healthcare costs are largely subsided by the state. Daycare and preschool programs are mostly free. College and university are free. Public transportation is subsidized for many users.

Bernie Sanders tops new California poll—but you wouldn’t have known it by reading this...

In latest #BernieBlackout example, Sanders’ deputy campaign manager notes it took major newspaper “three paragraphs to mention who is leading.”