Berto Jongman: Platform Capitalism, Empire and Authoritarianism: Is There a Way Out?

The world will face more widespread and intensified surveillance, but this time it could be framed as something for our own good, for the good of humanity. Just as contemporary activist movements rely on platforms, so too does authoritarian populism. Platforms have played such a significant role in the success of this current wave of …

A Scientific Approach to Totalitarianism: Paranoid Pelosi Demands More Security Indefinitely, Conservatives Are “The Enemy Within”

(Ulysses S. Tennyson) Today, Nancy Pelosi insisted that the Joe Biden administration and her Democrat congress were so beloved by the American people that they needed unprecedented “supplemental” security forces in perpetuity, without any talk of an ending date.  This comes amid bizarre allegations by Democrats that Joe Biden won the presidency with more votes than any human being in the history of America.

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FBI Report Warned of Extremist Plot to Attack Congress on January 6, But Capitol Security Was Not Increased to Meet Threat

( Kristinn Taylor) The FBI reporteldly knew in advance extremists were plotting to attack the Capitol on January 6, yet the attack took place as there was insufficient security in place that allowed police lines to be easily overrun by violent extremists and boisterous Trump supporters. Five people are reported to have died as a result of the ensuing riot: an unarmed protester was shot by police, a Capitol police officer injured in the attack, a protester who was trampled by the mob and two other protesters who died of medical emergencies. A second Capitol Police officer committed suicide days after he defended the Capitol during the mob attack. Pipe bombs and Molotov cocktails were found near Capitol Hill during the riots.

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