Archives for January 14, 2015

History of the “Farris” Wheel

Going Round the Leg­isla­tive Loop cir­ca 1990s The fol­low­ing extreme­ly well-doc­u­­men­t­ed arti­cle from the 1990s sheds con­sid­er­able light on the pre­vi­ous two posts that inves­ti­gat­ed Michael Far­ris of HSLDA: Farris’s Fer­ris Wheel… and Going Round the Far­ris Wheel. It was authored by Mary McCarthy and is repub­lished with her per­mis­sion.

We Need to Stop the White House From Putting TPP and TTIP on the Fast Track To Ratification

Sen­a­tors are now work­ing around the clock to re-intro­­duce a bill that would put trade agree­ments on the fast track to pas­sage in the US after those deals are final­ized. Deals like the Trans-Pacif­ic Part­ner­ship (TPP) and the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Invest­ment Part­ner­ship (TTIP) have been nego­ti­at­ed in almost com­plete secre­cy, except for pri­vate indus­try […]

Unprecedented Mobilization’: Hundred Thousand Rise Against Irish Water Tax

FA Note: Around the world water is being col­lec­tivized through “pri­va­ti­za­tion”. The goal is to get water out of the hands of indi­vid­u­als. Con­trol the water – con­trol the peo­ple. Via cen­tral­ized water peo­ple will be forced to live where and how those in con­trol desire. Cen­tral­iza­tion of water means you will live where you […]