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You Should Be Reading Carlton Meyer

You should always keep up to date with Carlton Meyer’s blog. The most recent link seems to be:


Normally I am very critical of USA warfighters, but Meyer is a USA warfighter who criticizes his own military-industrial complex.


Political Economy

The economics of ‘Afrophobia’ in South Africa

This article first appeared in my weekly column with the Business Daily on April 26, 2015

Over the past few weeks, Africans have been victims of what can only be termed brutal and bestial attacks at the hand of some black South Africans. 543 more words


Dan Sanchez explains why Google is evil

Google’s boycott campaign against war photography and alternative media

by Dan Sanchez

What happens when a dynamic company, started by a couple of idealistic friends in grad school, succeeds so wildly that it becomes a mega-corporation that pervades the lives of hundreds of millions? 4,408 more words

Political Economy

Muskets, Sexual Torture, and Dark Armor

Actually, “dark armor” doesn’t fit the rest of this post, it’s just another Druaga reference, just because Druaga makes me nostalgic. 277 more words

Political Economy

Economics humor

I know… sounds like an oxymoron, doesn’t it?

Via CoyoteBlog

Political Economy

Brave New Sudan

By Albrecht Hofheinz, University of Oslo

There’s been elections in the Sudan last week. Did anyone notice? Not really. Presidential incumbent Omar al-Bashir won comfortably with an official 94% of the votes; his ruling National Congress Party will continue comfortably to dominate national and state assemblies. 1,516 more words

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Ethnic cleansing sure to follow xenophobia

When we keep quiet as foreigners are being attacked, we are only making the ground fertile for the germination of other chauvinistic tendencies….

By Fred Khumalo… 864 more words

Political Economy