Synnefocracy_Abstract.1

"Geography is the stage and history the play." --- Tim Ball. ♦ ♦ ♦ The Third Sovereign Form At the level of polity-organization-and-development there have only ever been two prominent and durable civilizational models: tellurocracies (land powers), qua Karl E. Haushofer, and thalassocracies (sea powers), qua Sir Halford J. Mackinder. Traditional conceptions of geopolitics fails to account, however,… Continue reading Synnefocracy_Abstract.1

USA-Japan Nuclear Alliance — History, Importance & Prospective Policies For Technocultural Exchange

This text endeavours to lay out the history of US-Japanese nuclear relations, the geopolitical implications thereof and some tentative policy proscriptions pertaining thereto for maximally mutual advancement of both nation's interests. ◊ Table of contents Background on US-Japanese nuclear relations 2018 US-Japanese memorandum Importance of the alliance Reasons for the durability of success Geographic particularities… Continue reading USA-Japan Nuclear Alliance — History, Importance & Prospective Policies For Technocultural Exchange

Globally, 183 Nuclear Units Set To Be Decommissioned By 2020

Globally, around 76 nuclear reactors are expected to retire by 2019, followed by 183 units in the 2020s and 127 units in the 2030s. As of Sep. 2017, more than 110 commercial power reactors, 48 prototype reactors, 250 research reactors, and various fuel cycle facilities have been removed from operation. Europe has been leading the… Continue reading Globally, 183 Nuclear Units Set To Be Decommissioned By 2020

Istvan Contra McAfee

During the 2016 presidential race, the majority of the US public were spellbound by the unlikely rise of Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders and their various competing visions for the United States of America. Considerably less institutionally-heeled but far more imaginative and, some argued, outlandish, candidates, dead-ringer for the Dos Equis Man John David McAfee of The… Continue reading Istvan Contra McAfee

Division-Convergence: On The Accidental Perforation of American Sovereignty

On March 7, 2018, Defense Digital Secretary Director, Chris Lynch gave a talk at the Cloud Industry Day in Arlington, Virginia, announcing and outlining a Department of Defense (DOD) program known as the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI). Lynch's talk was one of many, all of which revolved around a DOD-directed cloud migration entailing a… Continue reading Division-Convergence: On The Accidental Perforation of American Sovereignty

Spectral Horror & The Insurrectionist Charnel House

Spectral Horror & The Insurrectionist Charnel House “Eyes preoccupied with watching do not see.” ― Carlo Michaelstaedter. In the golden cage of modern society, the very notion of the application of human power and its intensification, carries with it such a stench of mental putrification, that only the most brazen noetic scavengers would dare approach it… Continue reading Spectral Horror & The Insurrectionist Charnel House