Intimidation tactic: Police photograph faces, press passes of journalists covering protests

Law enforcement officers have photographed the faces or IDs of nearly three dozen journalists in Oregon and Minnesota in recent months, according to new data published by the U.S. Press Freedom Tracker. The Tracker categorizes this practice in its “chilling” category, and notes that “law enforcement agencies in both cities did not disclose why they documented […]

Constitutional lawyer Rocco Galati represents 19 police officers as they uphold their oath and take #FordNation, 5 Police Chiefs, and Her Majesty the Queen to court

On April 29th, 2021 at 4:00 PM, the Rocco Galati Law Firm acting on behalf of 14 active & 5 retired police officers held a press conference announcing the filings of a Notice of Application with the Superior Court of Justice over the government’s overreach and their constitutionality. Rocco stated that the measures are extremely […]

How the “greater good” is used as a tool of social control

Many people still believe themselves to be free and as Goethe wrote: “None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.” Those who believe themselves to be free disregard the fact that to be governed in the modern world is to be “…watched, inspected, spied upon, directed, law-driven, numbered, regulated, enrolled, indoctrinated, preached at, […]

US, China agree to cooperate on climate crisis with urgency

By HYUNG-JIN KIM SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The United States and China, the world’s two biggest carbon polluters, agreed to cooperate to curb climate change with urgency, just days before President Joe Biden hosts a virtual summit of world leaders to discuss the issue. The agreement was reached by U.S. special envoy for climate […]

The plutocrats of Wall Street and Silicon Valley are scamming America

By Ryan McMakenMises Institute In recent years, it seems that the nation’s CEOs and billionaires are increasingly willing to drop the pretense that they are politically neutral entrepreneurs who simply want to go about their business. Last week, for example, more than a hundred CEOs met to plot ways to punish the people of Georgia […]

The political economy of fear

[S]ince love and fear can hardly exist together, if we must choose between them, it is far safer to be feared than loved.  — Niccolò Machiavelli, The Prince, 1513 All animals experience fear—human beings, perhaps, most of all. Any animal incapable of fear would have been hard pressed to survive, regardless of its size, speed, or […]