Monday, February 29, 2016

What's war good for?

Because the invasion of the Middle East has been going on for so long, writers/thinkers have had ample time to study, evaluate and present on the situation.

Two articles published today stand as excellent examples

"1. We’re Never Winning These Wars: America Has Zero to Show For Its Decades of Bloodshed in the Middle East" by Tom Engelhardt

2. Failed US Policy in the Middle East by Ellen Rosser


Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Chris Hedges interview

Chris Hedges is one of the great thinkers of our time. If only people would take the time to listen to him.

This CSPAN interview with him seems to have been made in 2012, but it's timeless.

Why Is America in Decline? Chris Hedges on the U.S. Empire & Death of the Liberal Class (2012)


Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Article and song

One of the most informative articles I've seen on privacy/security re the Internet and social activities

Heads up on a great song that may be an oldie but I hadn't heard before