India Plans to Build 100 “Smart” Cities for the Elites

Have you ever wondered what would happen if the rich kept getting richer? I’m not talking about the 1%. They mostly consist of upper-middle-class business owners and real estate agents. No, I’m talking about the 1% of the 1%. The real power behind the throne. The financial and political elite. If their wealth and power […]

John Deere’s Weird Idea of ‘Ownership’

It’s official: John Deere and General Motors want to eviscerate the notion of ownership. Sure, we pay for their vehicles. But we don’t own them. Not according to their corporate lawyers, anyway. In a particularly spectacular display of corporate delusion, John Deere—the world’s largest agricultural machinery maker —told the Copyright Office that farmers don’t own […]

Big Automakers Want to Make it Against the Law to Work on Your Own Car

It was recently reported that automakers could soon be going after car owners for making repairs on their own vehicles. Some of the industries leading companies are now claiming that their software has become so complicated that “tampering with it,” or making repairs on your own property, could be a copyright violation. Interestingly enough, Tesla, […]

Leaked TPP Investment Chapter Reveals Serious Threat to User Safeguards

A newly leaked chapter of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement from Wikileaks has confirmed some of our worst fears about the agreement. The latest provisions would enable multinational corporations to undermine public interest rules through an international tribunal process called investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS). Under this process, foreign companies can challenge any new law or […]

Wrong, Wrong, Wrong on H.R. 5

An Alert by Anita Hoge National Review Online and Thomas B. Fordham Institute are wrong, wrong, wrong on HR 5. National Review Online and Fordham Institute are totally wrong on HR 5. They are calling HR 5 as “take back our schools” legislation and that “federal overreach in education might finally be coming to a […]

Obscure California Committee Moves to Expand How Police Access and Use DMV Photos

FA Note:  Marching down DHS’ path from Real ID to Global ID, global data sharing and global tracking. Attention California: the privacy and security of your driver licenses are under threat from a new scheme to massively expand how photo IDs are shared and analyzed by law enforcement agencies. Over the last few months, an […]

It’s Official: Americans R Stupid

As Americans, we tend to be pretty full of ourselves, and this is especially true of our young people. But do we really have reason for such pride? According to a shocking new report from the Educational Testing Service, Americans between the ages of 20 and 34 are way behind young adults in other industrialized […]

Rising Enemy Within: Private Police Fits New World Order Script

First I want to say that many corporate (security) sympathizers tend to defend private policing, but this article will debunk all their arguments and show how private policing is the end-all end-game ultimate threat to freedom in America and humanity as a whole, all in the name of protecting corporate profits $ while working hand […]