Category Archives: 9-11

New Zealand Firefighters perform a powerful Haka for those lost on 9-11

by Chuck Stanley The Fire Service of New Zealand does the traditional Haka ceremonial war dance for their comrades who are about to do the annual Memorial Stair Climb of the Skytower. This climb is to celebrate the lives of … Continue reading

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raw Turkey and martial law’s disasters, natural & cultural

By ann summers Shock Doctrines in 2016 are at work in the current historical context and its appeals for “law and order” are more about shock and awe in their discourse, however constructed. Emergencies caused by natural or cultural events … Continue reading

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Screw Political Correctness – DAESH is Salafi-jihadism

By ann summers “PC” as a RWNJ / GOP media canard: reactionary language licenses for LIVs in a pluralist democracy President Obama on Tuesday offered one of his longest public explanations yet for why he doesn’t use the phrase “radical Islam” … Continue reading

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Memes of a feather: ‘radical Islamic terrorism’ and ‘radical Christian terrorism’

Immanuel Kant — ‘Out of the crooked timber of humanity, no straight thing was ever made.’   By ann summers Home-grown extremism still intersects and is intersectional, so expressing “radical islamic terrorism” like “radical Christian terrorism” are as PBO indicated today about political talking points, there’s no … Continue reading

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Public Safety in the post-Pulse era

By ann summers    Orlando’s horrific domestic extremist attack demonstrates that with the constant, cyclical negation of private and public rights there cannot be win-win solutions in a modern democracy that has foundationally resisted the notion of a theocratic state. An … Continue reading

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Goodbye Person of Interest, gone but forever prescient

Despite appearances, I am not that avid a Person of Interest fan, I just like the strength/flaws of Shaw/Root…a symphony.  The program was basically the problem of machine intelligence and the role of human ethics in its construction with a … Continue reading

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Why yes, that is an equation in my pocket, and no, I’m not happy to sit next to you!

  By ann summers Use a differential equation, get profiled… Pasta sauce is called “gravy” in South Philly but if you look too “foreign” and know some math, you could get in trouble. Gonna be a tough time at the … Continue reading

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