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Journal: Why ISIS is killing teen boys

January 21, 2015 - 09:53 -- Admin

Here's some interesting outliers.  Information that isn't easy to parse.  Over the last week, local ISIS forces have:

  • Publicly executed 13 teens in Mosul who were watching a soccer game (Iraq vs. Jordan).  
  • Rounded up 15 teen boys for raising pigeons as a hobby in Diyala.  They executed three of them and burned the birds.

Why did they do this?  It wasn't just because they were being strict.  The key to unlocking this is found in this simple statement:

Lawfare vs. Uber

December 28, 2014 - 08:22 -- Admin

The number of lawsuits and police raids aimed at Uber is pretty amazing.  

Here's a smattering of the lawfare being waged against Uber (there are many, many others): 

Why the Sony Hack Worked

December 23, 2014 - 10:27 -- Admin

The Sony hack worked.  It did the job it was intended to do.  It coerced a major corporation and its corporate partners into changing their behavior.  

It's a good example of a type of attack we are going to see much more of.

However, it's important to understand why it worked so well.  It wasn't due to:

The Road to Turkdom

December 20, 2014 - 07:43 -- Admin

It should be clear to everyone that the economic and political system that replaced feudal agriculture is starting to fall apart.  

It's also pretty clear we need a new system, one that can operate at a global scale and fully embrace the potential of new technologies without turning us all into slaves (or killing us).

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