Encircling Empire: Report #19—Militainment

Encircling Empire Reports is a selection of essays, blog posts, and news reports covering a given time period, providing links and representative extracts or key passages from each resource, usually focusing on certain countries/continents and/or processes in each report. The focus of the reports ranges from imperialism discussed in broad strokes, to specific facets of… Read More Encircling Empire: Report #19—Militainment

Encircling Empire: Report #8, 21 October-11 November 2010

The special focus this week is the monumental Wikileaks Iraq War Logs release, which transpired since the last EE Report, as well as materials on militarization and militarism, and the Canadian non-withdrawal from Afghanistan.… Read More Encircling Empire: Report #8, 21 October-11 November 2010

Encircling Empire: Report #1, 03-11 September 2010

To summarize, here are the top three essays that we call must reads for this week:

“Will Our Generals Ever Shut Up? The Military’s Media Megaphone and the U.S. Global Military Presence.” By Tom Engelhardt.
“What America Has Lost: It’s clear we overreacted to 9/11.” By Fareed Zakaria.
“WikiLeaks: The Global 4th Estate.” By Nozomi Hayase.… Read More Encircling Empire: Report #1, 03-11 September 2010