ParaPolitical DeepState PsiOps

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The implosion of Austin's crime lab: A timeline

Click on the circles or rectangles to display information about events.<p>It has blindsided Austin’s criminal justice community.<p>What started a year ago …

Justice

Barrett Brown Takes on Dallas Politics

How does a progressive, anti-establishment kind of guy keep winning elections in Dallas, Texas, with all of the city’s establishment forces — …

Cities

One in 10 Britons admit they have a plan for a zombie apocalypse

What would you do if undead hordes rose up and started roaming the streets ravenous for human flesh?<p>Dash back to protect your loved-ones? Ransack the nearest Tesco Metro? Or start fashioning weapons out of anything to hand?<p>Fortunately working this out has hitherto been a mere exercise of …

Zombies

A permanent emergency: Trump becomes third president to renew extraordinary post-9/11 powers

WASHINGTON — President Trump has become the third president to renew a post-9/11 emergency proclamation, stretching what was supposed to be a temporary state of national emergency after the 2001 terror attacks into its 17th year.<p>But the ongoing effects of that perpetual emergency aren't immediately …

Surveillance

Facebook says likely Russian-based operation spent money on ads on issues

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc (FB.O) said Wednesday it had found that an influence operation likely based in Russia spent $100,000 on ads promoting divisive social and political messages in a two-year-period through May.<p>The dominant social network said that many of the ads promoted 470 …

United States

CIA Papers Link Harvard To Mind-Control Project | News | The Harvard Crimson

The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) informed University officials this week that Harvard "was involved in one way or another" in two research …

Harvard

Mueller just obtained a warrant that could change the entire nature of the Russia investigation

(Robert Mueller.Thomson Reuters)<b><br>Robert Mueller obtained a search warrant for records of "inauthentic" Facebook accounts</b><p><b>It's bad news for Russian</b> …

Surveillance

"Will the 9/11 Case Finally Go to Trial?": Andrew Cockburn on New Evidence Linking Saudis to Attacks

As the nation marks the 16th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, questions still swirl about the role of Saudi Arabia in the attacks. The 9/11 …

Middle East

The Neoconservatives Have Declared War on the Realists

By: Ryan McMaken <br>In recent years, I've increasingly suspected that when it comes to foreign policy, the realists offer some of the most sane …

Foreign Policy

New secrecy tactic: suing people who seek public records

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Oregon parent wanted details about school employees getting paid to stay home. A retired educator sought data about student performance in Louisiana. And college journalists in Kentucky requested documents about the investigations of employees accused of sexual …

Surveillance

Chelsea Manning: Harvard caved to CIA pressure

Chelsea Manning blasted Harvard University early Friday, accusing the Ivy League school of caving to pressure from the CIA after she was disinvited …

Government

The iPhone X proves the Unabomber was right

The introduction of the new iPhone X — which features wireless charging, facial recognition and a price tag of $999 — appears to be a minor event in the advance of technology. But it’s an excellent illustration of something that has long gone unrecognized: The Unabomber had a point.<p>Not about …

Chosen

Amazon Web Services Can Now Host the Defense Department’s Most Sensitive Data

The company received provisional authority to host Impact Level 5 workloads.

Government Technology

The Human Face of the Torturer | The Center for Victims of Torture

I waited as Habib* stared into a far-off space, somewhere between me and the memories that haunted him, as he struggled to articulate his questions. …

Rights & Freedoms

The Russian Hacking Story Continues to Unravel

Photo by sime simon | CC BY 2.0A new report by a retired IT executive at IBM, debunks the claim that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential …

Security

Within days, this Austin company hopes to start legally growing marijuana

The winding road that leads to Compassionate Cultivation could easily be mistaken for a dead end. It takes several seconds before drivers get off the …

Cannabis

A Wave of September Shootings

Several people were shot, with one dying, in a school shooting as the 2017 school year went into its first month.<p>On the morning of Wednesday, …

Attacked in bed, safe a few feet away: Cuba mystery deepens

AP Radio AP Radio News:<p>WASHINGTON (AP) -- The blaring, grinding noise jolted the American diplomat from his bed in a Havana hotel. He moved just a few feet, and there was silence. He climbed back into bed. Inexplicably, the agonizing sound hit him again. It was as if he'd walked through some …

Cuba

83-year-old pushes suspect off roof, ends police standoff

An 83-year-old man ended a police standoff that lasted for hours when he pushed a suspected burglar off his roof in La Puente.<p>Los Angeles County …

Crime

The fake news machine: Inside a town gearing up for 2020

Veles used to make porcelain for the whole of Yugoslavia. Now it makes fake news.<p>This sleepy riverside town in Macedonia is home to dozens of website operators who churn out bogus stories designed to attract the attention of Americans. Each click adds cash to their bank accounts.<p>The scale is …

Fake News

Aerial Spraying to Try to Control Mosquitoes After Harvey

BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — Texas health officials say the Federal Emergency Management Agency will use military planes to spray chemicals near Houston to …

Viruses

I Was A Professional 9/11 Truther (And I Gave It Up)

Read Next<p>The Daily Death (And Stupidity) When ISIS Controls Your Town<p>September 11 was a horrific tragedy that affected us all. In its wake, some …

The Crypto-Keepers | Yasha Levine

It’s 7:30 p.m. on a Monday in June at an undisclosed location somewhere in northern Europe. I’m sitting in a private dining room in an upscale hotel, …

Edward Snowden

Why Did Robert Mueller Obstruct Congress's 9/11 Probe?

Sixteen years after the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, we still don’t know what happened. How did a ragtag bunch …

Robert Mueller

Saudi Arabia government ‘funded dry run' for 9/11, legal documents claim

The Saudi Arabian embassy in Washington DC may have funded a “dry run” of the 9/11 attacks, according to evidence submitted to an ongoing lawsuit …

Middle East

The KC librarian on trial for defending a man’s free speech has been found not guilty

Kansas City librarian Steve Woolfolk has received a national award and been put on trial for the same act: trying to stop police from arresting a …

Crime

Barrett Brown’s Exclusive Interview with Wanted Hacker Lauri Love

Lauri Love is accused of stealing large amounts of data from US government agencies, including the Federal Reserve, the Army, the Department of …

Federal Reserve

Joe Rogan Experience #1006 - Jordan Peterson & Bret Weinstein

Bret Weinstein to Evergreen College Board: Do You Know The Campus Descended Into Literal Anarchy? | Video | RealClearPolitics

Bret Weinstein is a professor at the Evergreen State College in Washington. The Board of Trustees met Wednesday for a 'listening session' for anyone …