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Further Notes on Student Power

Regents are not Apolitical On May 6, 1997, Editor in Chief of the Daily Lobo, Susan Montoya, wrote an editorial denouncing the endorsement of Republican congressional candidate Bill Redmond by Richard Toliver, a Regent of UNM. Montoya said the problem … Continue reading

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Air Force military research at UNM, 1994-1998

From previous research on the effects of military research in universities, I attempted to look at the effects on my own university, the University of New Mexico (or, why i took a couple years more to graduate). We have seen … Continue reading

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On Robert Gates

This post does not have much to do about New Mexico itself, just another example of elite ties in politics.  This one is about Robert Gates and his ties to the Bush family.  And how presidents have been more and … Continue reading

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September 30th, 2012: Where This Blog Stands For Now

I have just finished up my most recent project on this blog, the profile of Larry Willard, that is in five parts.  And that project will be the last one on this blog for now.  As of now I will … Continue reading

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U.S. Aid to Iraqi Opposition Groups (2003)

U.S. Aid to Iraqi Opposition Groups, 2003. $92 million, given to six groups.  These are the groups: *Iraqi National Accord *Iraqi National Congress *Kurdish Democratic Party *Movement for Constitutional Monarchy *Patriotic Union of Kurdistan *Supreme Council of the Islamic Revolution … Continue reading

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Local Police Forces Increased Militarization Under the War On Terrorism

The War on Terrorism changed many things within the United States.  One area was in local law enforcement being more involved in anti-terrorist activities.  The precursor was the establishment of the Department of Homeland Security, which created more collaboration between … Continue reading

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Warrior Cops:The Ominous Growth of Paramilitarism in American Police Departments

Warrior Cops The Ominous Growth of Paramilitarism in American Police Departments By Diane Cecilia Weber [In the Summer/Fall 1999 edition of Issues & Views, we ran a summary of this important study by Diane Cecilia Weber, published by the Cato … Continue reading

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