Monthly Archives: October 2018

Fascism Denial

Zoltan Grossman: But in the same way that too many Americans engage in Climate Change Denial, many Americans are now engaging in “Fascism Denial.” An existential threat to our humanity seems so enormous and threatening that it cannot possibly be … Continue reading

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Semantics, Elites, Interest Groups, and Average Citizens

Martin Gilens and Benjamin I. Page in a 2014 American Political Science Association article: Multivariate analysis indicates that economic elites and organized groups representing business interests have substantial independent impacts on U.S. government policy, while average citizens and mass-based interest groups … Continue reading

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Karmėlava South

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Kopūstėlių raketinė bazė

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Neoliberal Fascism

Henry Giroux: While the call to resist neoliberal fascism is to be welcomed, it has to be interrogated rather than aligned with individuals and ideological forces that helped put in place the racist, economic, religious, and educational forces that helped … Continue reading

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Ukmergė South

Some of these ruins seem innocuous, but then you think about it and those are weapons apertures. Some young guys spent hours on watch here, day after day. What did they imagine 2018 might be like? What world did they … Continue reading

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Karmėlava North

The bunkers for the sites with missile hangers are not as impressive as the missile bunkers at Tauragė of course. What kept going through my mind was that according to these R-12 (SS-4) sites were later upgraded to SS-20s. Just … Continue reading

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Tauragė North

I can’t think of a better day to be looking at abandoned IRBM sites, can you? This is an R‑12 (NATO’s SS-4 Sandal) site.

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Klaipėda Harbor

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Memel Oper

Hitler gave a speech from this balcony March 23, 1939 welcoming Memel’s Germans back to the Reich, a day after Lithuania gave in to von Ribbentrop’s ultimatum.

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