As I wrote previously, a democratic society – whether breathing through a parliamentary system or a republic one – can only bring about and sustain the commonwealth of its citizens so long as said citizens remain knowledgeable, respectful and protectiv…Continue reading
In a way, it is with relief that I find I am not one of the "tinfoil hat" paranoid/conspiracy theorist crowd, yet at the same time feel dismay at being proven right yet again.
Pertaining to what, you ask?
Why, that Big Brother has not only arrived, but that he has been here for quite a while at that.
Case in point, today’s expansive article in the Washington Post by Dana Priest and William M…Continue reading
First, the mainstream/corporate media largely abdicates its raison d’être, i.e. reporting facts, the truth and keeping checks on the Powers-That-Be.
Second, corporations collude with politicians not only to make policy, but to facilitate increased su…Continue reading
I have an extremely busy day today and so I will not be able to write anything decent – my apologies.
However, I offer to you good folks the following, which recapitulates quite succinctly what I have been writing about recently (and to my fellow Cana…Continue reading
The striking back of Anonymous in support of WikiLeaks constitutes a paragon example of what protest and civil disobedience in the 21st century is about – especially against our emerging authoritarian corporatocratic security surveillance states.
Behold the authoritarian mind-set in it’s awful glory (emphasis added):
The Harper government is bracing for a backlash over a border security agreement it is negotiating with the United States, anticipating it will spark worries about eroding soverei…Continue reading