Lawrence McQuillan | Thursday March 15, 2018 at 5:49 PM PST | Comments Off on Free Market Think Tanks, Persuasion, and Big Data
Can free market think tanks do a better job of persuading people?
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Sam Staley | Friday May 4, 2012 at 6:28 AM PST | 26 Comments
By the time you read this, I’m probably little more than a glob of metal, like so many millions of my brothers and sisters. And I did nothing wrong. For a while, I blamed my owner—didn’t he know that the TSA wouldn’t let him take me on an airplane? But, of course he did....
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Tags: Civil Liberties, Civil Society, counterterrorism, Criminal Justice, Family, family, Freedom, Personal Liberty, personal responsibility, Terrorism, terrorists, The State, Totalitarianism, Transportation, transportation security administration, tsa, war on terror
Anthony Gregory | Wednesday April 27, 2011 at 10:57 AM PST | 1 Comment
The newest round of WikiLeaks revelations unearths troubling facts about the U.S. prison facility at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. Operating for more than nine years now, the prison camp was originally said to be holding “the worst of the worst”—terrorists of the same moral plane and dangerousness as those who committed the attacks of 9/11....
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Tags: 9/11, Abdullah Mehsud, Afghanistan, Civil Liberties, Enemy Combatants, Extreme Reaction Force, jihadist, Law, Middle East, Military, Morality, Obama administration, Osama bin Laden, Pakistan, Pakistani Army, Personal Liberty, Presidential Power, prison camp, Privacy, renditioning, Said Mohammed Alam Shah, Taliban, Terrorism, terrorists, The State, Torture, Transparency, War, war on terror, WikiLeaks
Robert Higgs | Wednesday October 8, 2008 at 6:15 PM PST | 8 Comments
Suppose you are the publicity officer for a U.S. imperial legion in some God-forsaken hellhole, where your job is to tell the world what the forces have been doing there lately. What they’ve actually been doing, of course, is killing people, with little regard for who they are, and destroying a lot of property, with equal...
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Tags: Afghanistan, collateral damage, George Orwell, interventionism, Iraq, militarism, Military, Pentagon, Propaganda, terrorists, The State, War, war in Iraq