surveillance


Coming Soon to a City Near You: The U.S. Military Plan to Take Over America

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute February 17, 2017   Coming Soon to a City Near You: The U.S. Military’s Plan to Take Over America     The U.S. military plans to take over America by 2030. According to “Megacities: Urban Future, the Emerging Complexity,” a Pentagon training video created by the Army for […]

Coming Soon to a City Near You: The U.S. Military’s Plan to Take Over America

The StingRay Is Exactly Why the 4th Amendment Was Written

The StingRay Is Exactly Why the 4th Amendment Was Written

By Olivia Donaldson Foundation for Economic Education February 15, 2017   The StingRay Is Exactly Why the 4th Amendment Was Written     Imagine you are in the middle of your typical day-to-day activities. Maybe you are driving, spending time with family, or working. If you are like most people, your phone is at your […]


The FBI: The Silent Terror of the Fourth Reich

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute February 10, 2017   The FBI: The Silent Terror of the Fourth Reich     “After five years of Hitler’s dictatorship, the Nazi police had won the FBI’s seal of approval.”— Historian Robert Gellately Lately, there’s been a lot of rhetoric comparing Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler. The […]

Coming Soon to a City Near You: The U.S. Military Plan to Take Over America

A Billion Dollars of Federally Funded Paranoia

A Billion Dollars of Federally Funded Paranoia

By James Bovard Mises Institute February 7, 2017   A Billion Dollars of Federally Funded Paranoia   When it comes to mindless excess in the war on terror, it is difficult to compete with the 70+ fusion centers bankrolled by the Department of Homeland Security. They began to be set up around the nation shortly […]


Rule by Brute Force: The True Nature of Government

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute February 3, 2017   Rule by Brute Force: The True Nature of Government   All of the imperial powers amassed by Barack Obama and George W. Bush—to kill American citizens without due process, to detain suspects indefinitely, to strip Americans of their citizenship rights, to carry out mass […]

Coming Soon to a City Near You: The U.S. Military Plan to Take Over America

Australia Aims To Be The First Country To Process Air Travelers Via Biometrics Nationwide

Australia Aims To Be The First Country To Process Air Travelers Via Biometrics Nationwide

By Nicholas West Activist Post January 27, 2017   Australia Aims To Be The First Country To Process Air Travelers Via Biometrics Nationwide     Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced a plan that could make Australia the world’s first country to implement a nationwide “contactless” system for processing its air travelers. As The Sydney Morning […]


New Edward Snowden Interview: History Of Intelligence Agencies And The Surveillance State

By Activist Post January 18, 2017   New Edward Snowden Interview: History Of Intelligence Agencies And The Surveillance State     On January 15th, acTVism Munich hosted a live video conference called “Freedom & Democracy – Global Issues in Context” which featured a live interview with Edward Snowden, among other notable activists, whistleblowers and experts […]

New Edward Snowden Interview: History Of Intelligence Agencies And The Surveillance State

Coming Soon to a City Near You: The U.S. Military Plan to Take Over America

The Titanic Sails at Dawn: Warning Signs Point to Danger Ahead in 2017

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute January 5, 2017   The Titanic Sails at Dawn: Warning Signs Point to Danger Ahead in 2017   Despite our best efforts, we in the American police state seem to be stuck on repeat, reliving the same set of circumstances over and over and over again: egregious surveillance, […]


2016: The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Year

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute December 28, 2016   2016: The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Year   “What’s past is prologue.” ― William Shakespeare, The Tempest What a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad year this has been. Endless wars. Toxic politics. Violence. Hunger. Police shootings. Mass shootings. Economic downturns. Political […]

Coming Soon to a City Near You: The U.S. Military Plan to Take Over America

US Government Can Legally Access Your Facebook Data — and Now We Know How

US Government Can Legally Access Your Facebook Data — and Now We Know How

By Alice Salles The Anti-Media December 28, 2016   US Government Can Legally Access Your Facebook Data — and Now We Know How     The end of the year is approaching, and data concerning government abuses of power has begun pouring in. According to Facebook’s Global Government Requests Report, government’s requests for Facebook account data […]


U.S. House Oversight Committee: Stingray Surveillance Violates Constitution

By Derrick Broze Activist Post December 21, 2016   U.S. House Oversight Committee: Stingray Surveillance Violates Constitution     The U.S. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has released a damning new report on law enforcement’s growing use of ‘stingray’ cell phone surveillance tools.  On Monday, the U.S. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee released a new report that […]

U.S. House Oversight Committee: Stingray Surveillance Violates Constitution

Coming Soon to a City Near You: The U.S. Military Plan to Take Over America

Power to the People: John Lennon’s Legacy Lives On

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute December 6, 2016   Power to the People: John Lennon’s Legacy Lives On   “You gotta remember, establishment, it’s just a name for evil. The monster doesn’t care whether it kills all the students or whether there’s a revolution. It’s not thinking logically, it’s out of control.”—John Lennon […]


Starting Today, Feds Can Hack Millions of Devices with One Warrant

By  Shaun Bradley The Anti-Media December 1, 2016   Starting Today, Feds Can Hack Millions of Devices with One Warrant     On Thursday, December 1, a vital Supreme Court order is set to go into effect that dramatically expands the surveillance power of federal agents. The impending alteration to Rule 41 of the Federal […]

Starting Tomorrow, Feds Can Hack Millions of Devices with One Warrant

Coming Soon to a City Near You: The U.S. Military Plan to Take Over America

The Imperial President’s Toolbox of Terror: A Dictatorship Waiting to Happen

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute October 14, 2016   The Imperial President’s Toolbox of Terror: A Dictatorship Waiting to Happen   Presidents don’t give up power. Executive orders don’t expire at the end of each presidential term. And every successive occupant of the Oval Office since George Washington, who issued the first executive […]


Snowden Helped Reduce Surveillance and Strengthen Resistance: Report

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams September 30, 2016   Snowden Helped Reduce Surveillance and Strengthen Resistance: Report Audit from the Department of Justice inspector general finds 2013 revelations attached ‘stigma’ to data collection requests     Government surveillance of civilians has declined in large part due to National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower Edward Snowden‘s 2013 […]

Snowden Helped Reduce Surveillance and Strengthen Resistance: Report