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video-photos: No Drones Protest-Boston 3 / 21/ 2015
no drones boston 3-21-15.jpgBoston-March 21, 2015: No Drones Protest in solidarity with yesterday's Spring Rising anti-war protest in DC.
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22 Mar 2015 | Filed under: News / War and Militarism
Photos/Video: Boston Protest Against War Authorization Bill In Congress
16397905507_1291330629_o.jpgFeb. 21, 2015-Boston Common:
About 20 anti-war protesters held a speakout
against Obama's request for authorization
to use military force against Iraq and Syria.
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22 Feb 2015 | Filed under: News / War and Militarism
video-photos: Boston Protest Against US Wars on Iraq/ Syria
anti-war boston 11-15-2014.jpgThe first of monthly Boston peace protests to stop
the US wars on Iraq and Syria.
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16 Nov 2014 | Filed under: News / War and Militarism
Video/Photos:Anti-war Boston Vets For Peace Parade on Veterans Day 2014
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12 Nov 2014 | Filed under: News / War and Militarism
Fatal encounter: Jennifer Laude meets US Marine Corps
24-October-2014-Justice-for-Jennifer-Laude-LGBT.jpgPHILIPPINES: As I peered at Jennifer Laude’s serene face in the open casket, I saw the wound on her forehead that was barely concealed by the mortician’s make up. I did not see the bruises on her neck and shoulders, but a person familiar with the autopsy said they were severe.
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21 Oct 2014 | Filed under: News / Gender : GLBT/Queer : Human Rights : International : War and Militarism
Call for Medical Aid Donations for Kobane
Kobane sorely needs medical supplies to maintain the defense of the city and many civilians. Doctors inside Kobane are fixing up people the best they can, including external fixation limbs mangled by gunshot wounds, but still people are bleeding to death after reaching aid stations and while being held up by Turkish border police on the way to nearby Turkish hospital. The main clinic in Kobane has been overrun by IS and later destroyed and medical care is now taking place in private homes. IS also recently burned an entire supply warehouse belonging to a local Kurdish relief organization. We've formulated a list with suggested donations that individuals and collectives can pack up and mail themselves.
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19 Oct 2014 | Filed under: News / War and Militarism
Two Pieces on Surveillance
Surveillance // Panopticon // Security Culture // Paranoia

Why hammer out concepts--be it speculative, critical, or pragmatist--if there is a meta-authority overseeing it all? Why conspire in the light?....We need to develop dissident knowledge of how to bring down drones, detect sensors, hack servers, distort GPS signals, and disrupt Google by fooling its algorithms. Forget the next innovation cycle. If the common hacker’s paranoia informs us correctly, we lost the war years ago and are surrounded. Soon we will be called to surrender, one by one.
--Geert Lovink "Hermes on the Hudson: Notes on Media Theory after Snowden. e-flux.com/journal, April 4, 2014.


A culture of security is one which enhances an organization's capacity to determine its interests and act on them in spite of another organization's opposed interests. Corporate workforces and law enforcement agencies both cultivate cultures of security, as do management teams, investment rings, smugglers, unions, militia men, and academic researchers. All of these cultures are supposed to control flows of information (trade secrets, exclusive suppliers, price indexes, strategic plans, etc.) and restrict communication in furtherance of an organization's interests.

Among dissident circles, the term Security Culture has been popularized as a response to the absence of organization and shared organizational interests. Security Culture carries a few hard and fast rules (don't talk to cops, need-to-know basis, interrupt gossip, etc.) which have established a rough outline of best practices when daily life and sensitive operations overlap or are indistinguishable.

Best practices are fundamental to the Insurgent, who frequently operates without clear structures of command and communication, enjoys limited operational awareness, and can hardly imagine an everyday life divorced from sensitive operations. The Insurgent, however, should not be confused with a dissident or “common hacker,” as Lovink puts it, and the conflation of Security Culture with Operations Security carries heavy tolls.
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30 Sep 2014 | Filed under: Commentary / Organizing : Police and Prisons : Technology : War and Militarism
Photos/Video-Boston Protests New War On Iraq
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14 Sep 2014 | Filed under: News / War and Militarism
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