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Patrick Henningsen, New Dawn Waking Times “Books have been written about [US] President Eisenhower’s famous farewell warning in 1961 about the ‘military-industrial complex,’ and what he described as its ‘unwarranted influence.’ But an even greater leviathan today, one that the public knows little about, is the ‘intelligence-industrial complex.’” – Michael Hirsh, National Journal1 In our interconnected […]
Julie Henderson, Contributor Waking Times Not only is another world possible; she is on her way. On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing. –Arundhati Roy This is a statement that I’m sending to document the fact that I am a survivor of ongoing torture tactics that include everything I’ve just mentioned. For a period […]
Adam Federman, Waging Nonviolence Contributor Waking Times Between 2004 and 2008, at the height of America’s war on terror, the NYPD spied on, infiltrated and tracked members of the pro-cycling advocacy groups Critical Mass and Time’s Up. Both groups are known for their playful and seemingly impromptu mass rides through busy parts of urban areas […]
V. Susan Ferguson, Contributor Waking Times Jaron Lanier in his book “Who Owns the Future” coined the term ‘Siren Servers’ to describe “an elite computer, or coordinated collection of computers, on a network. It is characterized by narcissism, hyperamplified risk aversion, and extreme information asymmetry. It is the winner of an all-or-nothing contest, and it inflicts […]
Christina Sarich, Staff Writer Waking Times As the Obama administration strongly chides Edward Snowden for whistle-blowing on the entire US government, namely the NSA and CIA who has been tapping cell phones and sneaking a peek at Internet transactions via forced hand-overs from the likes of Google and Facebook utilizing a program called PRISM, the […]
Waking Times What if somebody told you that you were being monitored inside and outside your home 24 hours a day? Would you believe them? Most people wouldn’t. However reality is often scarier than fiction. Chances are if you’re reading this, you likely live in a nation that utilizes the following tracking methodologies that have […]