surveillance

The Transparency Problem: The Government will not tell you why it’s Legal to Kill You

By Madison Ruppert     Editor of End the Lie

President Barack Obama has leveraged heavy rhetoric on the subject of transparency for some time now, even going as far as to publish on the official White House website that his “Administration is committed to an unprecedented level of openness in Government.”

If this is open government, I can’t begin to imagine what a closed government is.

After Anwar al-Awlaki was allegedly assassinated in Yemen, the New York Times sought to find out the legal basis for the Obama administration’s secretive “kill list” which apparently can now include United States citizens.

Angela Davis Speaks About PRISONS

Angela Davis on WNYC, The Brian Lehrer Show   May 16, 2011

Angela Davis, activist, scholar, and author of Are Prisons Obsolete?, marks the 40th anniversary of the Attica prison uprising with her critique of the "prison-industrial complex."

Government Plans for National Internet ID System

Big Brother Obama: White House Plans Internet ID System

by Tom Burghardt

Urged by one and all to "tone down" what media pundits and political elites describe as "strident," even "violent" rhetoric that has "poisoned" our "national conversation" and "sharply polarized" the population, the shooting rampage in Tucson which claimed six lives, including that of a nine-year-old girl is, in fact, emblematic of the moral bankruptcy and utter hypocrisy of those selfsame capitalist elites.

Police Files Reveal Federal Interest in Oscar Grant Protests, “Anarchists”

from The Informant:  Cops, Courts & Communities in the Bay Area

December 15, 2010   9:29 AM   By Ali Winston

Documents recently obtained by The Informant reveal the significant involvement of state and federal law enforcement in monitoring the various Oscar Grant protests in Oakland over the past two years.

According to internal Oakland Police Department documents about the July 8th protests that followed Johannes Mehserle’s involuntary manslaughter conviction, agents from the Drug Enforcement Agency, United States Secret Service, and the California Department of Justice were assigned to monitor crowd activities.

UK Government To Install Surveillance Cameras In Private Homes

State to spy on parents, make sure kids go to bed on time, attend school


Paul Joseph Watson
Prison Planet.com <http://prisonplanet.com/> [1]
Monday, August 3, 2009

The UK government is about to spend $700 million dollars installing
surveillance cameras inside the private homes of citizens to ensure that
children go to bed on time, attend school and eat proper meals.

No you aren’t reading a passage from George Orwell’s *1984* or Aldous