Wednesday, July 27, 2005

Campaigners lose 'peace tax' bid

Looks like the case for conscientious objection to tax conscription may have to go to Strasbourg.
Guardian Unlimited Politics | Special Reports | Campaigners lose 'peace tax' bid

Wednesday, July 13, 2005

Beam It Right There, Scotty

"'When you're dealing with people whose full intent is to die, you can't give people a choice of whether to comply,' said George Gibbs, a systems engineer for the Marine Expeditionary Rifle Squad Program who oversees directed-energy projects. 'What I'm looking for is a way to shoot everybody, and they're all OK.' "
Wired News: Beam It Right There, Scotty:

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Wednesday, July 06, 2005

Environmental Peacemaking

"I tell you, 'environmental peacemaking' is a meme with legs. I expect to meet graduate students of the subject in five years or so..."
WorldChanging: Another World Is Here: Environmental Peacemaking: