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THE WAR TO END PEACE

This was written in 1938 by someone who could see the dreadful direction of the Price System’s operations.  Sadly, it is still relevent today. THE WAR TO END PEACE Technocracy objects to the casualties of the, so-called, Peace, arising from the Price System because it reduces the fit to the unfit, and increase the poverty and […]

Militarism and Profit, aka WAR

WAR – MILITARISM AND PROFIT Taken with inclusions and deletions from the booklet the “Arms and the Men,” Factual matters not affected:  majority published by the editors of Fortune Magazine, March, 1934. According to the statistics from the Vietnam war, it cost $45,000 to kill one enemy soldier.  In today’s type of warfare in which […]

Internet Privacy Laws

US internet privacy laws, what does it mean for your data? By Simon Torkington March 31, 2017 The US House of Representatives has passed a bill that effectively tears up internet privacy rules. Under the Obama administration, service providers had to get permission from customers before using and selling their personal data to advertisers and […]

Scandalous Prison Record

Lois M. Scheel  Published in: 1996  Social Trends Newsletters, May. 1996, No. 147 It’s been almost 100 years since Clarence Darrow gave this speech, and in all that time we haven’t learned what he knew all along: Locking people up doesn’t work. 1.5 million Americans now live behind bars. Statistics prove that by locking people up […]

Crimes Against Humanity

John Taube        1996    Published in:  Technocracy Digest, 1st quarter 1996, No. 319   North America’s culture is a culture of science — which if taken full advantage of — will usher in a new way of life. Let’s pause and reflect on science, wars, and “crimes against humanity.” Science. On August […]

Facing Facts in the War on Drugs

REMOVE THE PROFIT Mr. Nyhan makes an interesting point, one that has been bandied around for several years. Remove the profit from illegal drugs, and the problem will disappear practically overnight. Gone would be the pushers. Gone would be the reason for their existence. Without the pushers, there would be fewer drug addicts. The drug […]

Violence, Violence, Violence

Shamefully, violence is the hallmark of contemporary times. Given we have a highly developed society, where are the roots of such primitive and destructive behavior? In their book, Beyond Language; Social and Cultural Factors in Schooling Language Minority Students, John U. Ogbu, University of California at Berkeley, and Maria Eugenia MatuteBianchi, U. of C. at […]