By Ameya Paleja Interesting Engineering Is a Minority Report-like future already here? Social scientists at the University of Chicago have developed an algorithm that can forecast crime in urban areas up to a week in advance, Bloomberg reported on Thursday. Over the past few years, there has been a steep […]
Krystal and Saagar parse through the data and privacy battles with tech apps, especially apps for period tracking, that will become central to abortion law enforcement in restrictive states
By Jeva Lange The Week Several years ago, two New York Police Department detectives knocked on my apartment door and asked if they could have my landlord’s phone number so they could review our building’s surveillance camera footage for an investigation. In the ensuing back-and-forth with my landlord’s […]
Journalist and former federal prosecutor Ankush Khardori
Krystal and Saagar defend the first amendment rights of Project Veritas journalists after the Biden DOJ was caught spying on them due to their acquisition of Ashley Biden’s diary
Author, Thom Hartmann, details his new book “The Hidden History of Big Brother in America: How the Death of Privacy and the Rise of Surveillance Threaten Us and Our Democracy.”
by Harini Barath, Dartmouth College Dartmouth researchers have built an artificial intelligence model for detecting mental disorders using conversations on Reddit, part of an emerging wave of screening tools that use computers to analyze social media posts and gain an insight into people’s mental states. What sets the […]
Kim Iversen explains the World Economic Forum’s efforts to introduce a digital ID.
This is precisely the type of global ruling class that I have been predicting for the last 20+ years. Go back and read this essay I wrote in 2003. This global yuppie totalitarianism is now our main enemy. Kim Iversen details the prestigious class of the Young Global […]
Saagar examines the IRS’ plan to collect facial recognition data and why America must reject it in order to avoid a crackdown like we saw in Canada
IRS, Department of Homeland Security Contracted Firm That Sells Location Data Harvested From Dating Apps
By Lee Fang The Intercept The company formerly known as X-Mode is now part of a federal government contractor that sells location data quietly harvested from apps. In January, The Markup revealed a list of apps that have sold location data to X-Mode, a controversial data broker that […]
By Damon Linker The Week Nothing terrifies contemporary conservatives more than the thought that their woke-progressive enemies will bring the regulatory weight of the federal government — in alignment with Big Tech and the economic and cultural powers that dominate civil society — to drive them out of the […]
Krystal and Saagar cover the revelation of a hidden domestic spying program used by the CIA to conduct surveillance on Americans
The Department of Homeland Security, presumably at the direction of the Biden administration, has issued a new terrorist warning surrounding the extraordinarily dangerous threat posed by anyone questioning or “spreading misinformation” about the government’s COVID response. Such prospective terrorists may even be receiving aid and comfort from nefarious […]
The Intercept’s Lee Fang breaks down how digital surveillance advertising has sparked debates about data privacy.
Free Thought Project (EFF) — People don’t want outsiders reading their private messages —not their physical mail, not their texts, not their DMs, nothing. It’s a clear and obvious point, but one place it doesn’t seem to have reached is the U.S. Senate. A group of lawmakers led […]
By Elizabeth Nolan Brown, Reason In a February 7 bulletin, the Department of Homeland Security warned that fake news is fueling domestic extremism. The warning came complete with new jargon to describe the threat: mis-, dis-, and mal-information (the three are collectively referred to as MDM). “The primary terrorism-related […]
Krystal and Saagar review a new DHS memo outlining what they view as terrorism that includes questioning federal government narratives as the Capitol Police expands its surveillance powers
By Jack Phillips, Epoch Maupin The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has declared a heightened terrorism threat because of “false and misleading narratives,” misinformation, and “conspiracy theories.” “The United States remains in a heightened threat environment fueled by several factors, including an online environment filled with false or […]
Kim Iversen breaks down concerning new language in a Department of Homeland Security bulletin about domestic terrorism.
Unfortunately, Kyle, the Constitution, and Bill of Rights are no longer the “law of the land”. We are now in a bipartisan corporate police state.
Lindsey Graham Pushes Legislation to Allow Private Companies to Read All Your Phone Texts, Emails and DMs
By Jim Hoft Gateway Pundit Lindsey Graham wants to read all of your text messages and emails and then throw you in jail without a trial. President Trump held another packed rally in Conroe, Texas last week on Saturday night. An estimated 50,000 supporters turned out to see […]
Krystal and Saagar report on the Capitol Police’s heightened surveillance of lawmakers and public citizens since the Jan 6th riot and how it represents the newest expansion of the deep state
Krystal and Saagar talk with animal rights activist Matt Johnson about the FBI’s years-long campaign against him after he exposed inhumane treatment of animals at a large factory farm
By Alleen Brown The Intercept On a color-coded map, land belonging to Native tribes that opposed the Line 3 pipeline were marked in red — areas of “threat” to the bottom line. As part of its efforts to build and operate pipelines, the oil transport company Enbridge used […]
Ryan Grim and Emily Jashinsky react to comments made by former FBI deputy director, Andrew McCabe, about right-wing extremism.
By J.D. Tuccille Reason The bumbling TSA and performative mask requirements are ineffective air-travel hassles. “Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want, and deserve to get it good and hard,” H.L. Mencken once wrote. It’s a wonderfully cynical sentiment that rings true when […]
Pardoning Assange and/or Snowdon? There was nothing in it for Trump.
The Conscious Resistance Network presents: The Modern Surveillance State Written by Derrick Broze, produced by Jeremy Martin (Originally Released September 2018) Watch on Vimeo / Bitchute Transcript and sources: The War on Terror Immediately following the attacks of September 11, 2001, President George W. Bush promised Americans he […]
By John Whitehead and Nissa Whitehead, Rutherford Institute “Tyranny does not flourish because perpetuators are helpless and ignorant of their actions. It flourishes because they actively identify with those who promote vicious acts as virtuous.”—An academic study into pathocracy Disgruntled mobs. Martial law. A populace under house arrest. […]
Journalist Judith Levine makes the case against digital vaccine passports.
He wanted to “drain the swamp,” but didn’t have the balls to pardon the two men most responsible for hurting said swamp. Dude is a fraud. Always has been, always will be.
Krystal and Saagar cover the secret unit with the Customs and Border Protection that has been spying on Americans without warrants
Journalist, Matt Taibbi, discusses the resurrection of the intelligence apparatus’ public image.
By Aaron Sankin, Dhruv Mehrotra for Gizmodo, Surya Mattu, and Annie Gilbertson The Markup Between 2018 and 2021, more than one in 33 U.S. residents were potentially subject to police patrol decisions directed by crime prediction software called PredPol. The company that makes it sent more than 5.9 […]
By Aaron Kheriaty, MD Vaccine mandates and passports are an early and opportunistic step toward new modes of governance and social control. Readers of this newsletter may recall, if they glanced at the “About Human Flourishing” page, that I included the following descriptor when I launched: The real […]
By Kelly Hayes, Truthout Why would police want a multi-million dollar gunshot detection system that doesn’t work? “ShotSpotter manufactures the urgency of an active threat, offering situations where there is likely no risk, but where police can operate within a narrative of extreme risk,” says Kelly Hayes. In this […]
Edward Snowden: We have a right to know that which is done to us and that which is done in our name by our governments. “Today we see someone who has stood up to defend that right… at an extreme cost and it’s time for us to defend […]
Kim Iversen details elites’ growing use of “domestic terrorist” to describe their political enemies.
By Bonnie Kristian, The Week Tuesday is the 20th anniversary of the Patriot Act, the sweeping authorization of invasive federal surveillance powers passed shortly after the 9/11 attacks of 2001. Congress should observe the two-decade mark by starting work to repeal the law in full. Much like the […]
Krystal and Saagar look at the new, extensive video footage and reporting about a man right in the middle of the January 6th Capitol riot who could potentially be an FBI informant
Ryan Grim and Robby Soave react to Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine trials for children aged 6 to 11, plus developments on the alleged CIA plot to kidnap, and possibly assassinate, Julian Assange.
By Matt Taibbi A major untold story of the Trump era has been the political comeback of the CIA, NSA, and FBI, who thanks to an ingenious marketing campaign now enjoy widespread support among young liberals. On The Young Turks the other night, during a segment called — […]
Saagar breaks down the new policy proposal from the IRS that would target ordinary Americans’ bank accounts and let billionaires off the hook for their shady financial transactions
By Zachary Stieber Epoch Times New York and three other states have signed a pact to share information on guns used in crimes. New York Gov. Kathy Hochul and three other Democrats—Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf, and New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy—announced the partnership (pdf) […]
Team Rising debates a new BOP policy that is raising serious questions about prisoners’ right to privacy.
By Scott Newman, National Public Radio It’s neither a bird nor a plane, but a winged microchip as small as a grain of sand that can be carried by the wind as it monitors such things as pollution levels or the spread of airborne diseases. The tiny microfliers, […]
Krystal and Saagar make light of the new reports surrounding the illegal spying on Americans conduced by ex-CIA and NSA employees for foreign governments in exchange for large payments
Rachel Bovard breaks down the ongoing investigation into the January 6 Capitol breach.
National security reporter Spencer Ackerman on 9/11, mass surveillance at home, and failed wars abroad. In the wake of the 9/11 attacks, the United States invaded and occupied two countries, bombed four others, helped create 21 million refugees and cause over 800,000 deaths, and spent over $6 trillion […]