17 Jun. 2007

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A few good stories worth linking to...

Permanent Bases the World Over: Behold the American Empire by Tom Engelhardt:
The Korea model is just one of the administration's many grotesque, self-interested misreadings of history, but it isn't new. It isn't a fantasy the President and his top officials have just stumbled upon in post-surge desperation. It's the fantasy they rumbled into Baghdad aboard back in 2003. It's the imperial fantasy that has never left their minds from that first shock-and-awe moment until now.
Pentagon vs. Peak Oil:
How wars of the future may be fought just to run the machines that fight them.
Twenty Things You Should Know About Corporate Crime:
Did you know that corporate crime inflicts far more damage on society than all street crime combined? This and 19 more amazing facts about the state of corporations in America.