Pigeons from Hell

Hey, I've never said so but the banner image is an artist's conception of the Death Pit at the Royal Tombs of Ur, excavated by Sir Leonard Wooley in the 1920s and featured in a newspaper story of the time. The Death Pit was the site of human sacrifice on a massive scale, with before …

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Who’s the Leader of the Club? Reflections on cute propaganda in the age of creeping fascism

I once thought the combination of propaganda and crowd control was never practiced more effectively in this country than in the lead up to the Patriot Act. We live in a brave new world in which our bodies, our possessions, and virtually everything we say and do are under a microscope whenever we travel by …

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