Monthly Archives: December 2013

Google: Private Sector Surveillance

The Psychological Dark Side of Gmail  by Yasha Levine, PandoDaily  Google is using its popular Gmail service to build profiles on the hundreds of millions of people who use it. This article first appeared on PandoDaily.  “We know where you are. We know where you’ve been. We can more or less know what you’re thinking about.” “Your […]

Unholy Crap! They’re Even Calling It “Beast Tech”

“It’s cool to wear the Mark of the Beast” Brasscheck TV There is a mental illness which has infected technophiles who work in the Silicon Valley and for MIT, and DARPA labs. They have run out of real creative and human ideas, and are now convinced that total tracking and control of the human population is the end all and be […]

2014 Will Bring More Social Collapse

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts 2014 is upon us.  For a person who graduated from Georgia Tech in 1961, a year in which the class ring showed the same date right side up or upside down, the 21st century was a science fiction concept associated with Stanley Kubrick’s 1968 film, “2001: A Space Odyssey.”  To us […]

Amazing Illusion

 

Life Expectancy in the U.S.: Race to the Bottom

Emily Oster’s graph of the year: Why is the U.S. falling behind in life expectancy? Amidst all the focus on health insurance, I think it’s crucial not to lose focus on the fact that — insurance or not — the United States is lagging behind in health status. This chart — from a broader report — demonstrates […]

Massive Inequality Didn’t Just Happen—It Was Engineered by Conservative Government Policies

AlterNet / By Dean Baker Inequality in America is the result of a whole range of policies intended to redistribute income upward.   In his speech on inequality earlier this month, President Obama proclaimed that the government could not be a bystander in the effort to reduce inequality, which he described as the defining moral issue of our […]

9 HUGE GOVERNMENT CONSPIRACIES THAT ACTUALLY HAPPENED

  SOURCE: BUSINESS INSIDER We all know the conspiracy theories — the government’s plan for 911, the second gunman who shot JFK, the evolution of the elite from a race of blood-drinking, shape-shifting lizards.  But the people who spread these ideas usually can’t prove them. As the years pass, however, secrets surface. Government documents become declassified. […]