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Curbing Criminal Behavior

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In his now classic paper on fundamental forms of social organization, Tribes Institutions Markets Networks, RAND’s David Ronfeldt lays the foundation for further discussion on the dynamics of conflict over such values extended in his and John Arquilla’s paper Networks and Netwars, which is also the title of an anthology edited by them that considers [&hellip... more →

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Economic Warfare

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In the early 1990s, Daniel Junas, an expert on Reverend Moon’s political operations, proposed that Moon might have gotten his start with funding from Mitsubishi. Mitsubishi was named in the early 1980s, by the World Council of Indigenous Peoples, as one of the most threatening transnational corporations. Which, when you think about it, is not [&hellip... more →

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Hard to Imagine

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Yesterday, the Seattle Times ran an article about tribal healing projects undertaken to deal with the multi-generational community trauma resulting from the brutality of American Indian boarding schools in the US. Three years ago, the Canadian government appropriated $5 billion for a similar project to help First Nations survivors of the schools in Canada. Australia, [&hellip... more →

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Africa’s States Crumble

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Kenya is aflame with internecine tribal warfare. Sudan is split between the Arab controlled government, the Dinka, Fur, Nuba, and Nubian peoples. Rwanda, Uganda, Ethiopia, the Congo, and Chad have been equally faced with violence and warfare. Namibia battles separatist tribes in the northeast, and Zimbabwe’s government promotes division and violence against Zimbabwe’s various peoples. [&hellip... more →

Essential Services

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In 1994, the premier human rights activist support research center in the US closed its doors due to lack of funding. At the last minute, as phones were about to be disconnected, a group of foundations stepped forward to save the day. The reason they did was because the numerous high profile activist organizations across [&hellip... more →

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