Monthly Archives: October 2015

Shrinking the Technosphere= Part Two

by Dmitry Orlov Club Orlov (October 14 2015) Part One: http://cluborlov.blogspot.com/2015/10/shrinking-technosphere-part-i.html Political technologies have three main goals: 1. Changing the rules of the game between participants in the political process. 2. Introducing into the mass consciousness new concepts, values, opinions

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Shrinking the Technosphere=Part One

by Dmitry Orlov Club Orlov (October 13 2015) On September 28, while addressing the UN General Assembly, Putin proposed “implementing nature-like technologies, which will make it possible to restore the balance between the biosphere and the technosphere”. It is necessary

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This nuclear power deal with China is one of the maddest ever struck

Polly Toynbee theguardian Wednesday 21st October 2015. The decision to allow China to build nuclear power stations in the UK is sheer folly, especially at a time when Cameron is shutting the door on renewable energy The grand kowtow continues its humiliating

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The Letter from the Church that the UK Prime Minister ignored.

Dear prime minister, Like you, your government and the people of our nation, we are deeply concerned for the refugee crisis that we have to face together. We are grateful to you and your ministers for the conversations they have

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“Rupert Murdoch is Deviant Scum”

For Murdoch and FOX, the chickens might be coming home to roost. BY MATT TAIBBI October 13, 2015 Rolling Stone. It all comes back to Rupert Murdoch. As multiple recent news stories have proven, the 2016 presidential race is fast

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Volkswagen and Cheating Software.

CRYPTO-GRAM October 15, 2015 by Bruce Schneier CTO, Resilient Systems, Inc. Volkswagen and Cheating Software For the past six years, Volkswagen has been cheating on the emissions testing for its diesel cars. The cars’ computers were able to detect when

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Imperial Failure. Lessons from Afghanistan and Iraq.

by Ralph Nader CounterPunch (October 12 2015) October 17 2013 – Aleppo, Syria – ISIS fighters holding the Al-Qaeda flag with ‘Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant’ written on it. on the frontline. Islamic State of Iraq and the

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