Monthly Archives: February 2015

Constant Monitoring Means A New Society of “Permissions”.

The first freedom lost in a surveillance society is the freedom to control one’s public identity. But the second freedom lost in a surveillance society is the freedom to make spontaneous unselfconscious choices. Through awareness of constant monitoring we experience … Continue reading

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The Forever War.

  If you would like to protest the Forever War, there is organizing going on to meet in DC for a teach-in HERE.   To go further into the last frame of the story: Read Mohammed’s Stillborn Dreams.  

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Suicide Pie.

One qualitative study said four factors were related to a rise in the suicide rates associated with the Great Recession and unemployment: Financial struggles. Unemployment. Broken Relationships. Loneliness. I would call that “suicide pie” which the 99% are being forced … Continue reading

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The Rise And Fall Of American Pensions.

March 3rd, 2015. Today pension cuts go into effect in Detroit after the city filed for bankruptcy. Instead of being the first creditors to be honoured in the bankruptcy proceedings, the Detroit city retirees were placed behind bondholders and suffered … Continue reading

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The 2015 Authorization To Use Military Force Is A Highly Symbolic Document.

  It is the Authoritarianism: “The President (State of the Union 2012) has held up the military as an example for society to emulate. They don’t question whether their superior officers are misguided; in the President’s words: Most of Al … Continue reading

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Who is crazy?

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On “The Right To Be Forgotten”.

On The Right To Be Forgotten: My ideal privacy protection scenario to protect an individual’s public identity. In my ideal privacy protection scenario an individual’s public identity would be protected by a hierarchy of three steps. The person, the individual … Continue reading

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