CIA controls mass media like the NY Times, Time Magazine and much more

Alsop is one of more than 400 American journalists who in the past twenty‑five years have secretly carried out assignments for the Central Intelligence Agency, according to documents on file at CIA headquarters. Some of these journalists’ relationships with the Agency were tacit; some were explicit.There was cooperation, accommodation and overlap. Journalists provided a full range of clandestine services—from simple intelligence gathering to serving as go‑betweens with spies in Communist countries. Reporters shared their notebooks with the CIA. Editors shared their staffs. Some of the journalists were Pulitzer Prize winners, distinguished reporters who considered themselves ambassadors without‑portfolio for their country. Most were less exalted: foreign correspondents who found that their association with the Agency helped their work; stringers and freelancers who were as interested in the derring‑do of the spy business as in filing articles; and, the smallest category, full‑time CIA employees masquerading as journalists abroad. In many instances, […] Read More

2013: Solar Drones To Stay Aloft For Years At A Time

Nicholas West Activist Post Even as the debate intensifies over the scope of drone warfare and surveillance, significant upgrades continue and the drone industry booms. Recently we have seen the Navy successfully test autonomous drone takeoffs and landings at sea, while Boeing has begun to retrofit its decommissioned F-16s into pilotless fighter jets. This trend toward a future of autonomous fleets of large-scale war fighters is developing in tandem with the trend toward miniaturization and the mimicking of nature itself to hide drone tech in plain sight. The latest developments focus on ways to not only get new drone models aloft via remote control, or through their own autonomous decisions, but how to keep them there for as long as possible  – perhaps even permanently. Toward the end of 2011 a program called MUSIC was made public and revealed the goals of Future Combat Systems – essentially a network of ground-based and sky-based systems that could communicate […] Read More

2010: Freedom of speech for the price? Companies and government agencies shut down Web sites

Freedom of speech for the price? Companies and government agencies shut down Web sites s Directory July 23, 2010 ” For the first time in human history, mankind has awakened a political – it’s a whole new reality of -. It is not so for most of human history “- Zbigniew Brzezinski, May 2010 duties of citizenship in the United States began during the colonial period as the active participation of citizens in local politics through frequent public hearings on matters of issue and the broad participation under the influence in a democracy. various factors and forces changing the ratio of the nation’s history. Today, Sun is essentially the legal status of citizen’s right to life and work the people and enjoy certain rights and privileges provided by law. p In modern society, many still practice the spirit of citizen participation via the Internet through blogs, alternative news sites […] Read More