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From Console to Trigger: How Pentagon "Exploits" Video Game Culture to Wire Youth for War

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Among the issues tackled in the new documentary film 'Drone' is the connection between video games and military recruitment. We air a clip from the film and speak to its director, Tonje Hessen Schei, as well as drone war whistleblower Brandon Bryant. 'I think gamers should be offended that the military and the government are using [video games] to manipulate and recruit,' Bryant says. 'We’re more interconnected now than at any time in human history — and that’s being exploited to help people kill one another.'
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Natylie Baldwin is co-author of Ukraine: Zbig's Grand Chessboard & How the West Was Checkmated, available from Tayen Lane Publishing. Her fiction and nonfiction have appeared in various publications including Sun Monthly, Dissident Voice, (more...)
 

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