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  • Feeding the Military-Industrial Complex

    The US's military procurement machine may be the single most successful system of wealth transfer ever devised. But as a provider of working equipment to defend the country against realistic threats, it is becoming more and more dysfunctional.

  • A New Era of Global Protest Begins

    In line with the steady rise in social unrest over the past decade, it's likely that we will witness an unprecedented escalation in large-scale citizen protests across the globe in 2016 and beyond.

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Jon Letman

Jon Letman

Jon Letman is a freelance journalist on Kauai. He writes about politics, people and the environment in the Asia-Pacific region. Follow him on Twitter @jonletman.

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Jon Letman is a freelance journalist on Kauai. He writes about politics, people and the environment in the Asia-Pacific region. Follow him on Twitter @jonletman.

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