Category Civil Liberties

How We Learned To Love Big Brother — The Corbett Report

by James Corbett corbettreport.com May 16, 2020 “He gazed up at the enormous face. Forty years it had taken him to learn what kind of smile was hidden beneath the dark moustache. O cruel, needless misunderstanding! O stubborn, self-willed exile from the loving breast! Two gin-scented tears trickled down the sides of his nose. But […]

The New ‘Black Codes’

Chris Hedges Mr. Fish / Truthdig The police forces in impoverished urban communities, equipped with military-grade weapons and empowered to harass and kill largely at will, along with mass incarceration, are the principal tools for the social control of the poor. There is little pretense of justice and even less of protection and safety. The […]

The Jackboots Are Coming: Mass Arrests, Power Grabs and the Politics of Fear — Waking Times

John W. Whitehead, RutherfordWaking Times “Never has our future been more unpredictable, never have we depended so much on political forces that cannot be trusted to follow the rules of common sense and self-interest—forces that look like sheer insanity, if judged by the standards of other centuries.” ― Hannah Arendt, The Origins of Totalitarianism How do… […]

The Deplorable State of Human Rights in America — Global Research

In response to annual US reports on human rights in China, Beijing issues its own on the deplorable state of human rights in America. It’s latest report made the following introductory remarks, saying: As in previous years, the latest US … The post The Deplorable State of Human Rights in America appeared first on Global… via […]

Free Speech is Now a Whisper — American Intelligence Media

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.[…] The American Silencing of Speech The squelching of the Internet […]

The Department Of Homeland Security Plans To Compile A List Of All Bloggers, Journalists And “Social Media Influencers”

June 3, 2018 by Michael Snyder Facebook Twitter Pinterest Reddit Email Many were hoping that once Barack Obama was out of office we would see less of this Big Brother surveillance nonsense, but instead it seems to be getting even worse.  In fact, the Department of Homeland Security has just announced that it intends to compile a comprehensive list of hundreds […]

QOTD: MAINSTREAM MEDIA VS. THE AGE OF INFORMATION

The First Amendment is designed to prevent the institutional, monothematic takeover of the media, and preserve and inspire our right to consider for ourselves what is truth. It is a fundamental tenet of the U.S.A. (and the free world) that “Congress shall make no law… abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press.” If we limit our […]