Mini-Me: CODE RED Called for US Lack of Electoral Integrity — Jonathan Simon on Computerized Election Theft

Who?  Mini-Me?

Who? Mini-Me?

Huh?

CODE RED: Jonathan Simon’s Hail-Mary for Democracy

I have been witness to and participant in more than a decade of strenuous but essentially fruitless efforts to challenge the passivity with which America has collectively accepted an “upgrade” that gave us a concealed, computerized, privatized vote counting process–a Trojan Horse which the forensic evidence we have painstakingly gathered links inextricably to a bewildering political sea change tantamount to a rolling coup.

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Apr 17

Yoda: From Fast Food Strikes to Social Justice

Got Crowd? BE the Force!

Got Crowd? BE the Force!

Minimum wage is on the margins — electoral reform is root.

Fast-food strikes widen into social-justice movement

Central to Wednesday’s strike is the evolution of its scope. What began two years ago as a fast-food workers movement has propelled into something wider, with Wednesday’s protests including a range of workers workers from adjunct professors to home care and child care providers to Walmart employees.

See Also: Open Power / Electoral Reform

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Apr 16

SchwartzReport: Police Killed 111 People in March Alone –Generally People of Color, Mentally Ill, or Both

Stephan A. Schwartz

Stephan A. Schwartz

This report should outrage you. As you read it remember that in the United Kingdom in 2014 British police officers pulled their weapons and fired three — that’s right, 3 — shots. That’s fewer shots than there were wounds on Michael Brown’s or Walter Scott’s bodies. It should be pointed out that this carnage is occurring in the United States that has seen a sharp decrease in crime, particularly violent crime.

Police Killed More Than 100 People In March

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Apr 11

Berto Jongman: Flawed Terrorism Research Driving Flawed Counterterrorism Programs? PBI: Or Just Plain Dishonesty?

Berto Jongman

Berto Jongman

Is Flawed Terrorism Research Driving Flawed Counterterrorism Policies?

More than thirteen years after the U.S. intelligence community named the prevention of terrorism its number one goal, it seems to have little understanding of what drives terrorism, or how to counter it. And, if the recently increasing criticism is correct, the government’s investment in academic terrorism research isn’t helping. It may be because the government is continuing to fund research supporting discredited theories of terrorist radicalization, rather than objective empirical analyses.

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Apr 8