Monthly Archives: February 2014

Restrepo’s Afghanistan

Restrepo is a great documentary about soldiers in Afghanistan. Sebastian Junger spoke in a John F. Kennedy Library forum. He explained why young men are particularly disadvantaged in transitioning back to civilian life after experiencing war. He pointed out that the average … Continue reading

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Without Words

It’s the same old story. We’ve been working our tails off. I’ve lost count of how many weekends we’ve worked through or how many hours I put in through the course of a work day. We’re working like sweatshop slaves. … Continue reading

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February 11th

Inscribed on a plaque in the stairwell at the Statue of Liberty- “They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.” February 11th has been designated to fight back against mass surveillance. … Continue reading

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