How the CIA Made Google (part 3)

Why Google Made the NSA by Nafeez Ahmed edited by O Society Jan 18, 2020 Enron and Pentagon war planning In February 2001, when Enron executives including Kenneth Lay began participating concertedly in the Cheney Energy Task Force, a classified National Security Council document instructed NSC staffers to work with the task force in “melding” previously separate … Continue reading How the CIA Made Google (part 3)

How the CIA Made Google (part 1)

Inside the secret network behind mass surveillance, endless war, and Skynet by Nafeez Ahmed edited by O Society Jan 16, 2020 In the wake of the Charlie Hebdo attacks in Paris, western governments move fast to legitimize expanded powers of mass surveillance and controls on the internet, all in the name of fighting terrorism. US … Continue reading How the CIA Made Google (part 1)

Remember Iran Air Flight 655

  Surely I can't be the only one who remembers this by O Society Jan 9, 2020 Listen folks, please don't believe the propaganda jive they are selling you about some "miscalculation or misidentification of civilian aircraft" being responsible for the Ukrainian/ Canadian Boeing 737 airplane shot down by a missile yesterday in Tehran killing … Continue reading Remember Iran Air Flight 655

Capitalism’s Suicidal Trajectory Cannot Be Ignored

by Jonathan Cook edited by O Society Dec 7, 2019 If we make it out of the climate emergency, we may come to view the few decades usually described simply as the Cold War that followed the Second World War as halcyon days – at least relative to what we are facing now. The Cold … Continue reading Capitalism’s Suicidal Trajectory Cannot Be Ignored

Under digital surveillance: how American schools spy on millions of kids

https://youtu.be/YR5ApYxkU-U by Lois Beckett in Oakland edited by O Society October 25, 2019 For Adam Jasinski, a technology director for a school district outside of St Louis, Missouri, monitoring student emails used to be a time-consuming job. Jasinski used to do keyword searches of the official school email accounts for the district’s 2,600 students, looking … Continue reading Under digital surveillance: how American schools spy on millions of kids

Without encryption, we will lose all privacy. This is our new battleground

The US, UK, and Australia take on Facebook in a bid to undermine the only method to protect our personal information Edward Snowden is a US surveillance whistleblower by Edward Snowden edited by O Society October 16, 2019 In every country of the world, the security of computers keeps the lights on, the shelves stocked, … Continue reading Without encryption, we will lose all privacy. This is our new battleground

We Cannot Rely on Corporations to Reform Themselves; We Must Challenge Their Power

Voluntary pledges might make CEOs feel good about themselves, but they will not get us out of the mess we are in. by Michelle Meagher edited by O Society October 2, 2019 It is almost as if we were not meant to notice. Last month the influential Business Roundtable released a letter, signed by 183 Chief … Continue reading We Cannot Rely on Corporations to Reform Themselves; We Must Challenge Their Power