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Thu Mar 22, 2012, 05:05 PM

SWAT Teams and Campus Spies? 7 Ways the Homeland Security State Has Taken Over Our Universities

"SWAT Teams and Campus Spies? 7 Ways the Homeland Security State Has Taken Over Our Universities"

See >>> http://www.alternet.org/rights/154654/swat_teams_and_campus_spies_7_ways_the_homeland_security_state_has_taken_over_our_universities/?page=entire

Since 9/11, the homeland security state has come to campus just as it has come to America’s towns and cities, its places of work and its houses of worship.

Campus spies. Pepper spray. SWAT teams. Twitter trackers. Biometrics. Student security consultants. Professors of homeland security studies. Welcome to Repress U, class of 2012.


Since 9/11, the homeland security state has come to campus just as it has come to America’s towns and cities, its places of work and its houses of worship, its public space and its cyberspace. But the age of (in)security had announced its arrival on campus with considerably less fanfare than elsewhere -- until, that is, the “less lethal” weapons were unleashed in the fall of 2011.


... seven steps the Bush administration had taken to create a homeland security campus. Four years and a president later, Repress U has come a long way. In the Obama years, it has taken seven more steps to make the university safe for plutocracy. Here is a step-by-step guide to how they did it.


There is a lot of detail in the article on the below.

1. Target Occupy ...

2. Get a SWAT team ...

3. Spy on Muslims ...

4. Keep the undocumented out ...

5. Keep an eye on student spaces and social media ...

6. Coopt the classroom and the laboratory ...

7. Privatize, subsidize, and capitalize ...


See >>> http://www.alternet.org/rights/154654/swat_teams_and_campus_spies_7_ways_the_homeland_security_state_has_taken_over_our_universities/?page=entire

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msongs Mar 2012 #1
think Mar 2012 #2
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Response to RKP5637 (Original post)

Thu Mar 22, 2012, 05:10 PM

1. bush agenda marches on under gung ho new management, from your local cop to the CIC nt

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Thu Mar 22, 2012, 05:20 PM

2. Homeland Security is an oxymoron, a fraud, and a totalitarian clusterfuck /nt

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Response to think (Reply #2)

Thu Mar 22, 2012, 05:27 PM

3. And a huge money maker for those on the take. Here's an article you

might not have seen done by The Washington Post.

"Top Secret America"

"A hidden world, growing beyond control"


The top-secret world the government created in response to the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, has become so large, so unwieldy and so secretive that no one knows how much money it costs, how many people it employs, how many programs exist within it or exactly how many agencies do the same work.


See >>> http://projects.washingtonpost.com/top-secret-america/articles/a-hidden-world-growing-beyond-control/?du

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