Christmas has been celebrated in the war zone throughout American history, by the colonies (partially resulting in the Revolution, simply because Christmas and mincemeat have been illegal for a time), for the duration of the Civil War by my fantastic grandfather and his fellow Union soldiers (not a lot detail about that), in WWI, WWII, Vietnam, Korea, the Gulf War, in Iraq and elsewhere. There are a lot of stories in my family about these Christmases.
I suppose I need to also mention a sometimes function of the science fiction of both Philip K. Dick and Ray Bradbury: fully viewer-performer interactive tv. You could be house watching Jerry Springer, for example, thousands of miles away and you could say something to your screen, and you would be acknowledged by name and responded to by the people in the plan or what you mentioned would be straight incorporated, very suddenly.
At the similar time, this has thrown back onto museums each possibilities and necessities for changing the way in which curation takes place within the museum: which is to say that museums need to deal not only with the dilemma of a newly flattened and connected world, but they also ought to deal with it by way of the recursive filter of their core approach becoming adapted as a paradigmatic way of dealing with that details, even to the extent of that operate becoming carried out by machines.
All corporate media giants are the direct beneficiaries of pro-business policies, and all are going to be hostile to anything that stands in their way — left governments,organized labor, environmentalist, what ever. Disney is not alone in manufacturing much of its lucrative merchandise in the sweatshops of Haiti and other Third World locales.
The series follows the common RTS formula of collecting resources, constructing buildings, and military production to in the end conquer opposing civilizations. The original Empire Earth spans 500,000 years of globe history, beginning in the Prehistoric age and ending in the Nano age, by installing the expansion pack (The Art of Conquest), you can eventually advance to the Space age.