Editors’ note: This piece originally appeared at Sinefil. First, an addendum to my June 11 post . Over 70 lawyers defending the park were taken into custody at the courthouse yesterday
from The Daily Sheeple by Mac Slavo When the Cypriot government forced account holders to cover bank losses earlier this year most of the world assumed this was a one-off event, limited only to the people of Cyprus. Though warnings urging depositors to get their money out of banks spread across the world, few have taken them seriously.
Susanne Posel Occupy Corporatism June 18, 2013 Facial recognition databases on American citizens used by local and federal law enforcement are on the rise . These programs are sold to the public as necessary because they assist police in locating criminals with comparative CCTV surveillance camera images that are cross-referenced with driver’s license and state-ID photos We are becoming a caricature of ourselves with the advent of such sci-fi films as Minority Report coming to life. Laura Donohue, professor of law at Georgetown University asked : “As a society, do we want to have total surveillance
Southern Illinoisans Against Fracturing Our Environment, June 17, 2013 Southern Illinoisans Against Fracturing Our Environment (SAFE) is horrified at the decision of the Illinois General Assembly, and Gov. Quinn, to put the water, air, soil, health and economic future of Southern and Central Illinois at risk from horizontal fracking