Government Funding Universities to Research Ways to Contain/Neutralize Activists
Every day, the world gets a little more dystopian sci-fi. Not only is the Department of Defense using social scientists to figure out ways to control dissent, they've spread the research around so that each piece of research on its own appears innocuous. That sounds like a familiar movie plot.
Last year, the DoD's Minerva Initiative funded a project to determine 'Who Does Not Become a Terrorist, and Why?' which, however, conflates peaceful activists with "supporters of political violence" who are different from terrorists only in that they do not embark on "armed militancy" themselves. The project explicitly sets out to study non-violent activists.
By min | December 10, 2014, 3:40 PM | Liberal Outrage
No doubt you're tagged now.
Winter Soldier, or with a name like Minerva, perhaps the Kree Empire. What next, Ronan the Accuser?
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