Posts Tagged ‘non-violent’

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Pentagon preparing for mass civil breakdown

Anyone who is not them is now equated with a disease:

“Among the projects awarded for the period 2014-2017 is a Cornell University-led study managed by the US Air Force Office of Scientific Research which aims to develop an empirical model “of the dynamics of social movement mobilisation and contagions.”

It never avoids my attention that this most politically violent institution on the planet is consumed with this idea of addressing “political violence.”

“This project is not about terrorists, but about supporters of political violence.”

That would be the entire Congress and a good percentage of the country that cheers on the US military’s so-called “adventures” around the globe. The hypocrisy is visible from orbit. The US military is all about “political violence,” and it is the main purpose for its existence. It’s what it does, day in and day out, with about 1,000 bases around the globe arming, training and meddling in the politics of other nations, violently.

This cognitive chasm is of Orwellian dimensions.

“Minerva-funded social scientists tied to Pentagon counterinsurgency operations are involved in the “study of emotions in stoking or quelling ideologically driven movements,” he said, including how ‘to counteract grassroots movements.'”

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“The War on Drugs was the biggest swindle I’ve ever seen, globally.”
-Neill Franklin, Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP)

 

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Blockadia Rising: Voices of the Tar Sands Blockade

 

Activists vs. tar sands destruction and pollution.  Full-length investigation of tar sands project and grassroots opposition.