Culture of the National Security State, an Interview With Deepa Kumar

By: Sunday October 19, 2014 5:25 pm

This is the last in a series of interviews Deepa Kumar gave the Real News Network wherein she tells host Paul Jay “that a culture of fear and obedience has developed so we give consent to Cold War policies, to hot wars, to the complete militarization of society.”


FDL Book Salon Welcomes Bruce Schneier, Liars & Outliers: Enabling the Trust that Society Needs to Thrive

By: Sunday June 17, 2012 1:59 pm

Liars & Outliers explores some of the deeper principles on which social health depends. The subtitle of the book conveys the main theme: “Enabling the Trust that Society Needs to Thrive.” It is a systematic assessment of the conditions that allow people to assume the best rather than the worst from the others they encounter during the day.

FDL Book Salon Welcomes William Arkin, Top Secret America: The Rise of the New American Security State

By: Sunday November 6, 2011 1:59 pm

In July 2010, as Washington Post journalists Dana Priest and William Arkin were getting ready to publish the first article in their Top Secret America series, they got an unusual request from the office of the United States’ intelligence director: Please don’t publish a key part of your research.

Follow Firedoglake
CSM Ads advertisement