Guardian: Pentagon Preparing For Mass Civil Breakdown; DoD Report: Activists Are “Social Contagions” It’s about time and Fuck them!

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Easily and hands-down, one of the most stunning pieces of investigative journalism I’ve ever read. My dear, fellow “social contagions,” you simply cannot make this Strangelovian shit up; then again, your tax dollars are already paying for it. I’m speechless…

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Pentagon preparing for mass civil breakdownSocial science is being militarised to develop ‘operational tools’ to target peaceful activists and protest movements

Nafeez Ahmen
The Guardian
Thursday, June 12, 2014   2:00PM EDT

A US Department of Defense (DoD) research programme is funding universities to model the dynamics, risks and tipping points for large-scale civil unrest across the world, under the supervision of various US military agencies. The multi-million dollar programme is designed to develop immediate and long-term “warfighter-relevant insights” for senior officials and decision makers in “the defense policy community,” and to inform policy implemented by “combatant commands.”

Launched in 2008 – the year of the global banking crisis…

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