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The Election March of the Trolls (Truthdig)
There is no economic, political or environmental reform that can be implemented to impede the march of the corporate state.
How the Surveillance State Protects the Interests Of the Ultra-Rich (AlterNet)
As a global protest movement rises and spreads within the US, expect surveillance tactics honed in the “war on terror” to be used in the defense of wealth.
Is Homeland Security Spending Paying Off? (LA Times)
A Decade After The Sept. 11 Attacks, Federal And State Governments Are Doling Out About $75 Billion A Year On Domestic Security. Whether The Spending Spree Has Been Worth It Is The Subject Of Increasing Debate.
Day’s End (New York Magazine)
The 9/11 decade is now over. The terrorists lost. But who won?
The New Rules of College Sex (Philadelphia Magazine)
How the federal government and a Malvern, Pennsylvania, lawyer are rewriting the rules on campus hookups — and tagging young men as dangerous predators.
Cinnamon Girl – Matthew Sweet & Susanna Hoffs