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Drivers, Beware: The Costly, Deadly Dangers of Traffic Stops in the American Police State

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute July 28, 2015   Drivers, Beware: The Costly, Deadly Dangers of Traffic Stops in the American Police State   “The Fourth Amendment was designed to stand between us and arbitrary governmental authority. For all practical purposes, that shield has been shattered, leaving our liberty and personal integrity subject […]

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UK police used facial recognition technology to scan the faces of 100,000 concertgoers in Leicestireshire over the weekend. (Photo: Tom Blackwell/flickr/cc)

Facial Recognition-Fest: UK Police Scan 100,000 Concertgoers

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams June 16, 2015   Facial Recognition-Fest: UK Police Scan 100,000 Concertgoers Leicestireshire police planted series of ‘strategically placed cameras’ at outdoor concert under guise of crime prevention   Just in time for facial recognition technology to lose its few privacy allies in the U.S., police in the U.K. demonstrated just […]


Slave or Rebel? Ten Principles for Escaping the Matrix and Standing Up to Tyranny 2

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute June 8, 2015   Slave or Rebel? Ten Principles for Escaping the Matrix and Standing Up to Tyranny     “Until they become conscious, they will never rebel, and until after they have rebelled, they cannot become conscious.”—George Orwell The more things change, the more they stay the same. […]

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Militarization Is More Than Tanks and Rifles: It’s a Cultural Disease, Acclimating the Citizenry to Life in a Police State

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute May 19, 2015   Militarization Is More Than Tanks and Rifles: It’s a Cultural Disease, Acclimating the Citizenry to Life in a Police State     “If we’re training cops as soldiers, giving them equipment like soldiers, dressing them up as soldiers, when are they going to pick up […]

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