Canadian Anthropology, the Human Terrain System, and the Minerva Research Initiative: Canadian Responses

One Canadian Response As part of a broader framework of Canadian responses to the militarization of anthropology, and in particular the potential for American influence in this respect on Canadian anthropology, I am pleased to announce that the subject occupies several pages of the current issue of Culture, the newsletter of the Canadian Anthropology Society […]

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Preparing for Domestic War in the U.S.?

Every new day brings more grave news from the U.S. As the McCain-Palin campaign is now intent on whipping up the frenzy of the uninformed ever further, doggedly pursuing the line that the next President could himself be an enemy of the state; as McCain supporters shout “Off with his head!” about Obama at a […]

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Arresting Democracy Now

Thanks to Deathpower for spreading this news: Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! was arrested at the Republican National Convention for “probable cause for riot.” Apparently other journalists were also arrested and charged with “felony riot” or “obstruction.” And then some will have the gall to lecture China and Russia and Iran about “democracy” and “freedom […]

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