TSA

The TSA is Using Armed Undercover Air Marshals to Spy On Unsuspecting Travelers

A security officerchecks a passenger at a security checkpoint. The TSA is being criticized for shelving $184 million worth of security equipment in a warehouse in Texas. (KEYSTONE/Salvatore Di Nolfi) Marshals may “document whether passengers fidget, use a computer, have a ‘jump’ in their Adam’s apple or a ‘cold penetrating …

Oligarchy

Be Suspicious Of Everyone Who Habitually Defends The Powerful From The Weak

Source: Caitlin Johnstone Rogue Journalist July 30, 2018 Caitlin Johnstone Teenage Palestinian civil rights icon Ahed Tamimi was released from an Israeli prison yesterday. Viral images of Tamimi standing up to the Israeli armed forces who’ve brutalized her family have made her a powerful symbol of the greater Palestinian struggle for justice …

War

Hiroshima Revisited: Memorializing the Horrors of War with 10 Must-See War Films

Source: The Rutherford Institute July 30, 2018 John W. Whitehead “The horror… the horror…”—Apocalypse Now (1979) Nearly 73 years ago, the United States unleashed atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, killing more than 200,000 individuals, many of whom were civilians. Fast forward to the present day, and the …

Freedom

Only the Youngest People can Possibly Wake Up Now

(Image credit: commons.wikimedia, theoptimisticconservative, youtube, mashable, rt) Source: The Mind Unleashed July 29, 2018 Markab Algedi It’s 2018. About 5 years ago, any activist could tell you people felt a wave of inspiration.   2013 was a special year: it was one where the alternative media really started to explode through …

Gun Rights

Report: Trump Administration Ramps up Enforcement of Federal Gun Laws

Source: Tenth Amendment Center July 29, 2018 Mike Maharrey Conventional wisdom holds that Republicans reliably protect the Second Amendment. In fact, one of the reasons conservatives said it was imperative to elect Donald Trump was that he would defend our right to keep and bear arms. A Hillary White House …

Injustice

In Refusing To Defend Assange, Mainstream Media Exposes Its True Nature

Source: Caitlin Johnstone Rogue Journalist July 28, 2018 Caitlin Johnstone Last Tuesday a top lawyer for the New York Times named David McCraw warned a room full of judges that the prosecution of Julian Assange for WikiLeaks publications would set a very dangerous precedent which would end up hurting mainstream …

Privacy

What Does Google Know About You: A Complete Guide

Source: The Best VPN July 9, 2018 John Mason How much does Google really know about you? We did a deep-dive into the data the company collects to find out… Google might just know you better than anyone. Thanks to the data the tech giant collects in order to sell …

Internet

Pricking the Filter Bubble

Source: The Corbett Report July 27, 2018 James Corbett Recommended videos. Tailored newsfeeds. Personalized search results. Know it or not, we are increasingly living in filter bubbles that are being determined by algorithms we know nothing about. Worse than that, we are increasingly retreating into the online echo chamber bubbles …

Biometrics
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Amazon’s Facial “Rekognition” Mismatches 28 Lawmakers With Criminals

Image credit Source: Activist Post July 26, 2018 By Aaron Kesel The American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California tested Amazon’s facial Rekognition software and the program erroneously and hilariously identified 28 members of Congress as people who have been arrested for crimes. According to Jake Snow, an ACLU attorney, the ACLU …

Child Trafficking

In Just the Last Two Weeks, Dozens of Children in Iowa Have Vanished

Source: The Free Thought Project July 27, 2018 By Rachel Blevins While one young college student has made headlines after she disappeared, dozens of children have gone missing in the same state. A young University of Iowa student made headlines recently after she disappeared during an evening jog—but she is …