Category Archives: New Mexico Tech

Book Review: The Closed Corporation (1968) by James Ridgeway

The Closed Corporation: American Universities in Crisis by James Ridgeway 1968, Ballantine Books, New York. The Closed Corporation: American Universities in Crisis, is a book written by James Ridgeway in 1968. In it he gives a good overview of the … Continue reading

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Playas NM Videos

Here’s a collection of videos about Playas, New Mexico, aka “Terrortown USA.” http://video.foxbusiness.com/v/1011479539001/troops-get-dose-of-reality-at-training-center/    

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New Mexico Plays Home To Terror Town, U.S.A.

New Mexico Plays Home To Terror Town, U.S.A. Simulated Attacks Prepare for Worst By Ariana Eunjung Cha  Washington Post Staff Writer Sunday, May 8, 2005; Page A01 PLAYAS, N.M.– With its pristine Spanish-style houses and flowering gardens, this remote town … Continue reading

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2006: Bingaman Bringing In Military Dollars

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, June 22, 2006 BINGAMAN: DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION BILL CLEARS SENATE   BILL SUPPORTS NEW MEXICO MILITARY EFFORTS & DOE LABORATORIES     WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman today said he is pleased the Senate has passed … Continue reading

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UNM Gets Grant of Over $50 Million From Army in 2003

UNM Gets Grant of Over $50 Million From Army in 2003 Back in 2003 UNM was awarded a grant from the US Army.  It was given to UNM along with New Mexico State University, with UNM being the project leader.  … Continue reading

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Homeland Security Buys an Entire Town, Playas NM

The Town of Playas, New Mexico was a virtual ghost town before 2003.  It was developed in the 1970’s by Phelps Dodge, the mining company.  It was intended to house 500 workers and their families employed at the nearby copper … Continue reading

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