Tag Archives: Mass Incarceration

Flattening the curve or flattening the global poor? How Covid lockdowns obliterate human rights and crush the most vulnerable

By Stavroula Pabst and Max Blumenthal Source: The Grayzone Marketed as life-saving public health measures, lockdowns triggered death and economic devastation on a global scale while doing little to slow the spread of Covid-19. Now, they’re back with a vengeance. … Continue reading

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One Nation Under Greed: The Profit Incentives Driving the American Police State

By By John W. Whitehead & Nisha Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men in a society, over the course of time they create for themselves a legal system that … Continue reading

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Total Tyranny: We’ll All Be Targeted Under the Government’s New Precrime Program

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “There is now the capacity to make tyranny total in America.”― James Bamford It never fails. Just as we get a glimmer of hope that maybe, just maybe, there might be a … Continue reading

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The Government’s War on Free Speech: Protest Laws Undermine the First Amendment

By John W. Whitehead & Nisha Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.”— George Washington It’s a given that the government is … Continue reading

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America After the Election: A Few Hard Truths About the Things That Won’t Change

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.”—George Orwell The American people remain eager to be persuaded that a new … Continue reading

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MORE PEOPLE WERE ARRESTED FOR CANNABIS POSSESSION THAN ALL VIOLENT CRIMES PUT TOGETHER IN THE US LAST YEAR

By John Vibes Source: Waking Times With legal recreational and medical cannabis now available in so many different US states, it is easy to get the impression that the war on cannabis users is over. However, cannabis users still represent … Continue reading

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P Is for Predator State: The Building Blocks of Tyranny from A to Z

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “When a population becomes distracted by trivia, when cultural life is redefined as a perpetual round of entertainments, when serious public conversation becomes a form of baby-talk, when, in short, a people … Continue reading

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The Child That Christmas Forgot: How Would Jesus Fare in the American Police State?

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “Once upon a midnight clear, there was a child’s cry, a blazing star hung over a stable, and wise men came with birthday gifts. We haven’t forgotten that night down the centuries. … Continue reading

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