America’s unspeakable problem: African-American’s crime rates

Summary: The most difficult problems for a society are those that we cannot bring ourselves to discuss. For America, that's the high crime rate of African-Americans. We either ignore it or respond with police and prisons, different ways to close our eyes. We have tried both "solutions"; both have failed. At some point we have … Continue reading America’s unspeakable problem: African-American’s crime rates

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Three unmentionable insights about people, free from Ashley Madison

Summary: This post describes three lessons from Ashley Madison that are dark and so seldom mentioned by our clickbait media. Contents Millions of women used Ashley Madison. We become criminals for a good paycheck. Bots can easily become good enough for men. For More Information. The story of the rise and fall of the Ashley … Continue reading Three unmentionable insights about people, free from Ashley Madison

Are protests about police killings causing crime to rise?

Summary: First came the revelations of brutal police killings of unarmed people for little or no reason. Then the blowbacks of police excuses and rising crime. How we deal with this will have large effects on our cities and show how well we can deal with problems in American society. Indications that the 3 decades … Continue reading Are protests about police killings causing crime to rise?

False rape accusations tell us something important about America

Summary: The changes in America are often easily seen in the news, if read analytically (rather than as entertainment). Read about the latest false accusation of rape to see not just a gripping story of injustice and eventual vindication -- but also an important trend affecting America.  {2nd of 2 posts today.} “I interviewed the … Continue reading False rape accusations tell us something important about America

Prepare for cyberwar: today’s are small compared to what’s coming

Summary: Here's a brief look at the state of cyber-conflicts. The first ones have run their course; from them we can guess at the outlines of the larger ones to come. As with nukes and drones, America has laid a path for others to follow. We've been bold and innovative, but lawless. We might regret … Continue reading Prepare for cyberwar: today’s are small compared to what’s coming

News from England on the great experiment about gun rights

Summary: Together the UK and US are running one of the greatest social experiments in history, testing different ways to maintain internal order. The test of capitalism vs. socialism produced definitive results; perhaps this one will as well. If so, let's hope the cost to the loser will be less than suffered by the socialist … Continue reading News from England on the great experiment about gun rights

Cybercrime: Now More Profitable Than The Drug Trade

Summary: Today we have a report from the front lines of the cyberwars. It's an axiom of 4th generation war that crime and war increasingly use the same methods, and even merge at higher intensities (as seen in Mexico's fight with its drug cartels). Today we hear about companies fight against cybercrime, still growing and … Continue reading Cybercrime: Now More Profitable Than The Drug Trade