Tag: tyranny

Spiritual Freedom in the West: Are We Drifting Into a Culture of Suppression?

Spiritual Freedom in the West: Are We Drifting Into a Culture of Suppression?

David Gardner, Guest Waking Times Increasingly in the West practitioners of alternative spirituality are subjected to discrimination and censorship. It’s sobering to look at the possible outcomes of living in a society where spiritual freedoms are heavily restricted. This article looks at the Chinese government’s oppression of spirituality as an example, to illustrate why we […]

City Ordinance Nightmare – Texas Homeowner Facing $2600 in Fines for ‘Weeds’ 12 Inches Tall

City Ordinance Nightmare – Texas Homeowner Facing $2600 in Fines for ‘Weeds’ 12 Inches Tall

Dylan Charles, Editor Waking Times Home ownership in America is not what it used to be. For a frugal family who pays off their mortgage according to its terms, they still have to look forward to a lifetime of rising property taxes in order to keep a roof over their heads. In many municipalities, property […]

By February 11, 2014 7 Comments Read More →
The Mirror World, Mass Surveillance, and What We Can Do to Change It

The Mirror World, Mass Surveillance, and What We Can Do to Change It

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 […]

By January 29, 2014 6 Comments Read More →
Not Without Our Consent

Not Without Our Consent

Zen Gardner, Guest Waking Times Nothing happens without our permission. In one way or another, consciously and/or subconsciously, we give our approval or disapproval by our actions, words and intentions. Over time our accountability increases. A mad world swirls around us in this manifestation with our inherent agreement. Without our complicit cooperation in support of […]

By January 25, 2014 12 Comments Read More →
The Right To Farm Organically – Australian Farmer Fights Monsanto in Landmark Seed Contamination Suit

The Right To Farm Organically – Australian Farmer Fights Monsanto in Landmark Seed Contamination Suit

Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer Waking Times Across the globe, farmers who choose to plant non-genetically modified seed instead of patented seed varieties from the agro-chemical giants like Monsanto, Dow, Syngenta and BASF, are being forced out of business by the burden and costs of fighting seed patent lawsuits. Targeting farms who do not pay ‘technology […]

By January 10, 2014 6 Comments Read More →
Dissolving the Make-Believe Matrix

Dissolving the Make-Believe Matrix

Zen Gardner, Guest Waking Times These power crazed would be rulers don’t own the earth. They don’t own you and me. They don’t own all their stupid secret symbols. They don’t own the present, they don’t own the future. They don’t even own themselves. They’re usurpers, in every sense of the word. And absolutely nothing […]

By October 11, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
The Prince of Darkness Meets His World Elite

The Prince of Darkness Meets His World Elite

V. Susan Ferguson, Contributor Waking Times Appropriating Planet Earth Hovering over the city, the Prince of Darkness sat in his black helicopter. He glanced at his Italian shoes and noticing a scuffmark, summoned one of his servant girls. A beautiful Oriental child approached him on her knees and, her eyes cast down, began to polish […]

Civil Disobedience: The Right of Revolution

Civil Disobedience: The Right of Revolution

Barbara H. Peterson, Guest Waking Times Henry David Thoreau’s essay “On the Duty of Civil Disobedience” written in 1849 is as relevant to the times now as it was then. We have a right to stand up and question any institution or individual that claims authority over us, just as he did then. In fact, it […]

By August 10, 2013 3 Comments Read More →
5 Things No One Tells You About the Military Industrial Complex

5 Things No One Tells You About the Military Industrial Complex

Gary ‘Z’ McGee, Contributor Waking Times “If you want to tell people the truth, make ‘em laugh. Otherwise, they’ll kill you.” –Oscar Wilde Writing a comedic article about militarism is a lot like trying to escape a straightjacket: finding leverage in the midst of constriction is not nearly as easy as you think it is, and […]

Civil Disobedience or Death by Design

Civil Disobedience or Death by Design

Julian Rose, Contributor Waking Times Friends. How much time do we have left? By my clock it’s five minutes past midnight. We are into unchartered territory. Territory where only bravery and vision can hope to cut through the torpor and stupor which is bringing about the designed obsolescence of the human race and the transgenic […]

Spades Are For Digging In Deep!

Spades Are For Digging In Deep!

Ida Lawrence, Contributor Waking Times Take ownership of who you are. What does that mean? Well, we’re here at the greatest time of change imaginable. We’re trying to not freak out about it… and that’s not easy for those of us who have our eyes open. We’re looking outside of ourselves for someone who has […]

By April 15, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
Senate Passes Monsanto Protection Act Granting Monsanto Power Over US Govt

Senate Passes Monsanto Protection Act Granting Monsanto Power Over US Govt

Anthony Gucciardi, Natural Society Waking Times In the typical slippery nature of Monsanto’s legislation-based actions, the biotech giant is now virtually guaranteed the ability to recklessly plant experimental GM crops without having to worry about the United States government and its subsequent courts. The Monsanto Protection Act buried deep within the budget resolution has passed the Senate, and […]

By March 24, 2013 14 Comments Read More →
The Tyranny of Convenience

The Tyranny of Convenience

Sigmund Fraud, Staff Writer Waking Times  Our lives are ridiculously convenient in this day and age, and much of the consumer economy seems to be directed at making life ‘easier’ still. It seems that the more convenient life becomes, the more need there is for more convenience. Anything is possible in this technological age and […]

By February 26, 2013 4 Comments Read More →
Eight Signs You May be Living a Courage-Based Lifestyle

Eight Signs You May be Living a Courage-Based Lifestyle

Z, Contributing Writer Waking Times  1. You are an advocate for changing fear, as opposed to fearing change By transforming fear into courage, you understand that power is merely a stopgap that must be expiated, lest it corrupt absolutely. For any action to count as courageous it must first come from an understanding that the […]

By January 18, 2013 33 Comments Read More →
How Can You Resist the Age of Drones?

How Can You Resist the Age of Drones?

Ken Butigan, Waging Nonviolence Contributor Waking Times On Monday President Obama nominated his counterterrorism chief, John O. Brennan, to head the Central Intelligence Agency. Though some civil liberties groups and other critics have raised questions about Brennan’s involvement in the CIA’s practice of torture during the Bush administration, relatively less has been said about his […]

By January 11, 2013 2 Comments Read More →
Codex Nutrition Comittee Chooses Malnutrition

Codex Nutrition Comittee Chooses Malnutrition

Scott Tips, JD, Green Med Info Waking Times In a stunning display of nutritional ignorance, three women ram through a Codex standard that leaves many with sub-optimal nutrition The Codex Committee on Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Uses (CCNFSDU) just finished meeting all last week (December 3-7) in Bad Soden, a small German city […]

By December 31, 2012 3 Comments Read More →
Let’s Ban Everything Pointy To Reduce Deaths

Let’s Ban Everything Pointy To Reduce Deaths

Marco Torres, Prevent Disease Waking Times  The nanny mentality of those who create scientific studies and government policy have increased their insanity. Researchers are now calling for a ban on long pointed kitchen knives to reduce deaths from stabbing. Yes, I’m serious and we’re not talking about a klingon or batleth weapon here. A team from West […]

By December 29, 2012 12 Comments Read More →
Symbolism, Saturn and the Energy of Fear and Control

Symbolism, Saturn and the Energy of Fear and Control

Linda George, Contributing Writer Waking Times What is a symbol? Something that represents something else – in essence. The word symbolic is defined as : “The practice of representing things by means of symbols or of attributing symbolic meanings or significance to objects, events or relationships. ” Yes okay, but we know there is more to […]

By December 10, 2012 18 Comments Read More →
Spirit Tap – How the Manipulators Steal Your Fight

Spirit Tap – How the Manipulators Steal Your Fight

Zen Gardner Ever wonder about all these rousing freedom fighting movies and “outnumbered little guy gets back” scenarios? Don’t they seem counter-productive to the cause of the contained control world we’re being shoe-horned into by the hour? In a world of manipulation and social engineering, why would so many heavily promoted dramas regarding rebellion against […]

By December 1, 2012 2 Comments Read More →
Are Corporations Masquerading as Government in Australia & World Wide?

Are Corporations Masquerading as Government in Australia & World Wide?

Andy Whiteley, Wake Up World Waking Times Would you be surprised to find a company with the same name as your country registered with theSecurity and Exchange Commission (SEC) in Washington DC? Well, guess what?! Among those listed as corporate entities by the United States SEC are: Israel, Turkey, Italy, Hungary, Sweden, Finland,Argentina, Colombia, Brazil, The Philippines, South Korea, Japan, Jamaica, South Africa, Canada,Australia… and my personal favourite (and I […]

By November 30, 2012 19 Comments Read More →