Archives for October 2014


Think about that and then look around you. Glob­al­iza­tion is stan­dard­iza­tion of sys­tems.  In order to have a sin­gle gov­ern­ment, all of the sys­tems have to be the same.  The sys­tems have to be the same so that they can be mon­i­tored, mea­sured, and con­trolled, all at once.  Uni­for­mi­ty is a requirement.

Data surveillance centers: Crime fighters or ‘spy machines?’

STORY HIGHLIGHTS Oak­land, Cal­i­for­nia, debates cre­at­ing a one-stop shop for video/data sur­veil­lance Oppo­nents fear the abil­i­ty to track peo­ple with “the press of a but­ton” will threat­en civ­il lib­er­ties Cen­tral data sur­veil­lance pos­es seri­ous pri­va­cy ques­tions for mil­lions around the globe Oper­a­tions in Lon­don, Boston, Rio have result­ed in suc­cess sto­ries (CNN) — Some res­i­dents of […]

EU-US Trade Negotiations Continue Shutting out the Public—When Will They Learn?

Nego­tia­tors from across the Atlantic met this week in Chevy Chase, Mary­land to con­tin­ue dis­cussing the terms of the EU-US trade agree­ment, the Transat­lantic Trade and Invest­ment Part­ner­ship (TTIP). This is the sev­enth round of secre­tive meet­ings, and not much is known about the exact issues that are on the nego­ti­at­ing table. How­ev­er a press […]

Expensive Green Energy A ‘Bad Gamble’ As Gas Price Drops — Britain’s Green Energy Fiasco Deepens

Fam­i­lies face pay­ing up to £40 extra each year for wind and solar farms to meet cli­mate change tar­gets after the gov­ern­ment revised its ener­gy price fore­casts. The sub­sidy required for each unit of renew­able elec­tric­i­ty will rise after the Depart­ment of Ener­gy and Cli­mate Change (DECC) con­ced­ed that gas was much cheap­er than it […]

Facebook Increases its Tracking Reach with Atlas, and Users Have Little Choice About It

NOTE:  The Elec­tron­ic Fron­tier Foun­da­tion (EFF) has been in the fore­front of defend­ing the civ­il lib­er­ties of Amer­i­cans in the dig­i­tal envi­ron­ment since 1990. In the fol­low­ing arti­cle you will find an EFF free prod­uct offer to assist in fight­ing back against non­con­sen­su­al track­ing of your brows­ing. Please under­stand has no busi­ness or per­son­al relationship […]

Equality, Fraternity, Democracy, Social Cohesion, Real Utopias and the Electronic Republic

If our 21st Cen­tu­ry Lives were just a tele­vised game of Jeop­ardy, the title would be the answer that would be linked to the cham­pi­onship. The cor­rect ques­tion would be: What are the real goals envi­sioned when Edu­ca­tion Reform­ers, politi­cians, and Polit­i­cal Rad­i­cals use the mis­lead­ing term ‘stan­dards’ in K‑12 edu­ca­tion? When that trans­for­ma­tive Global […]

Valiant TRUTH Warrior, Dr. Stan Monteith of Radio Liberty Passed Away — Monday, September 29, 2014

Dr. Stan Mon­tei­th, age 85, founder and radio pro­gram host of Radio Lib­er­ty, broad­cast­ing out of San­ta Cruz, Cal­i­for­nia, passed away Sep­tem­ber 29, 2014, of lym­phoma in a hos­pi­tal in San­ta Cruz, Cal­i­for­nia. He passed away peace­ful­ly sur­round­ed by his loved ones. Dr. Stan will be great­ly missed by his many radio fans across the nation […]

Censorship Before the Fact: Prescribing What the Child Does and Believes Invisibly but Reliably Binds the Adult

The prob­lem with cen­sor­ship, apart from the loss of per­son­al lib­er­ty not to have gov­ern­ments inter­vene in what we think and how we must act, is two-fold if you are a wan­­na-be Steer­er of Human Keels in the 21st Cen­tu­ry. Some infor­ma­tion always gets through and every­one knows that their flow of infor­ma­tion is being […]