2.24.2017 Nearly Naked Links

From Thursday’s Files

Interest in Exoplanets – https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2017/02/seven-exoplanets/517446/

Tolstoy’s Kingdom of God – http://www.gutenberg.org/files/43372/43372-h/43372-h.htm

Excommunicating Tolstoy – https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Decree_of_Excommunication_of_Leo_Tolstoy

Scypes on Strategy

Strategic Thinking and Organizing Resistance

Thomas Merton on Simone Weil, Pacifism – http://www.dartmouth.edu/~engl5vr/Merton.html

Eurasian Geopolitics of Defense

4 NATO members choose Russia to defend them over NATO – poll

Persistently Mediated Fascism – http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/features/matt-taibbi-milo-yiannopoulos-isnt-going-away-w468012

Fukushima’s Omnipresent Catastrophe

Fukushima: a Lurking Global Catastrophe?

Alleging ‘Protest’ As Elite Smokescreen

The New Wave Of Violent Protests Is Exactly What The Elite Want — Here’s Why

Controlling Algorithms Rather Than Vice Versa – https://www.fastcoexist.com/3068167/algorithms-control-our-lives-are-they-benevolent-rulers-or-evil-dictators

Growing Fascination With Nazi ‘Victory’ – https://theconversation.com/ss-gb-why-the-renewed-obsession-with-alternative-nazi-histories-73157

Hypocrisy About Yemen & Saudis

The West’s Moral Hypocrisy on Yemen

Silicon Valley and DOD Collaborate on Biodeath Machines

Silicon Valley and the Pentagon – The New Pioneers of Biological Warfare

Trump’s Media Enemies Not ‘Progressive’ Friendly

The Press Is Trump’s Enemy, Not the Left’s Friend

HST’s Fear-&-Loathing Campaign Article – http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/timewarp-campaign-72-19730705

Anti Fascist African American Activism – http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/39539-fighting-cops-and-the-klan-the-history-and-future-of-black-antifascism

Ruling-Class Splits, Working-Class Solidarity

Behind the “Deep State Coup”

Aldrich Ames’ Story – http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/double-agent-aldrich-ames-is-arrested

Town Meeting Uprisings Confront Congressmen – http://www.commondreams.org/news/2017/02/21/voters-shame-cowardly-reps-town-halls-hosted-cardboard-cut-outs

Predatory, Domineering Intelligence – https://aeon.co/essays/on-the-dark-history-of-intelligence-as-domination

America’s Thriving Police State – http://us4.campaign-archive2.com/?u=f6eb78f457b7b82887b643445&id=c6364309e0&e=798f08cf09

Volatile Mixes: Inequality, Populism, Democracy

Global Inequality, Populism And The Future Of Democracy

Christianity, Community, Merton – http://www.plough.com/en/topics/community/communal-living/thomas-merton-building-community-on-gods-love

Karl Jaspers’ ‘On My Philosophy’ – https://www.marxists.org/reference/subject/philosophy/works/ge/jaspers.htm