Monsanto Paid Google To Censor Results; Operated Fusion Center To Discredit Journalists And Activists

Monsanto Paid Google To Censor Results; Operated Fusion Center To Discredit Journalists And Activists By Aaron Kesel Monsanto (Bayer) operated an intelligence-gathering “fusion center,” to discredit journalists and activists, including singer Neil Young, and paid Google to bury results in its search engine, The Guardian, reported. Activist Post previously reported that Bayer/Monsanto — the formerly merged company of potentially two of the evilest businesses in history — had kept a file of 200 names, including journalists and lawmakers in hopes of influencing their positions on pesticides according to French prosecutors.…

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“Do Something” Is a Dangerous Demand to Make of Politicians

“Do Something” Is a Dangerous Demand to Make of Politicians By Jeffrey A. Tucker Do Something, goes the suddenly popular chant. In response to the wave of mass killings this year, it’s being shouted at any available political figure. Be careful what you ask for. It’s hard to imagine anything good can come of this slogan. To demand the state do something, anything, is short sighted and even dangerous. A politician is always willing to do something. Do the right thing is another matter entirely. Let me say, however, that…

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Florida Governor Orders Investigation Into Jeffrey Epstein Case After Senator Threatened

Florida Governor Orders Investigation Into Jeffrey Epstein Case After Senator Threatened By Aaron Kesel Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has ordered a state criminal probe into the actions of the Palm Beach sheriff and the former Palm Beach State Attorney, Barry Krischer, for their handling of the Jeffrey Epstein underage sex trafficking case, the Miami Herald reported. More than 40 victims as young as 14 have been reported as part of Epstein’s “vast network.”  Epstein now faces 45 years in jail — one indictment can be read here. DeSantis faced pressure after…

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On Criticising Private Businesses and the State

On Criticising Private Businesses and the State By Stefan Kløvning A common mischaracterization of the libertarian position is that it is either indifferent to or supportive of all kinds of unethical activities conducted by businesses and individuals in the private sphere. Although this appears to be more of an attempt to stigmatize libertarianism than to carefully assess it, it’s true that its proponents exert far more of their energy to protest State activity than anything going on in the private sphere. I’ve elaborated in detail in previous articles why I…

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Here’s What Happened When a Journalist Exposed a Pedo Sex Ring in Mexico

Here’s What Happened When a Journalist Exposed a Pedo Sex Ring in Mexico By Kurt Nimmo On July 23, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) called for Mexican authorities to protect investigative reporter Lydia Cacho Ribeiro. Two days prior, unidentified thugs broke into the journalist’s home, killed her two dogs, stole a laptop, audio recorder, three cameras, memory cards, and ten hard drives “containing information about sexual abuse cases the reporter was investigating,” according to the CPJ and Cacho. The attackers also damaged personal belongings including photographs. This is my…

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Home Equity Theft: How a Man’s Home Was Seized Over $8.41 in Unpaid Taxes

Home Equity Theft: How a Man’s Home Was Seized Over $8.41 in Unpaid Taxes By Brittany Hunter For three years, the pair scrimped and saved in order to fix up the four-unit property. On the weekends, Ramouldo would spend his days off making the 11-hour drive from New Jersey to Michigan to work on the house, making the much-needed repairs himself. In addition to the small complex, the family had purchased a small home next door. The plan was to renovate and rent out each unit and then use that…

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Americans Don’t Trust the Govt, the Media, or Each Other: Fading Trust is “Sign of Cultural Sickness and National Decline”

Americans Don’t Trust the Govt, the Media, or Each Other: Fading Trust is “Sign of Cultural Sickness and National Decline” By Dagny Taggart Americans are losing trust in each other, in the government, and in the media, according to a concerning new survey. Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that conducts public opinion polls and social science research and informs the public about issues, attitudes, and trends shaping the world. The organization recently published a new report called Trust and Distrust in America, which reveals that Americans think…

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Deutsche Bank Collapse Could Crash Global Financial Markets

Deutsche Bank Collapse Could Crash Global Financial Markets By Avi Mizrahi German financial services giant Deutsche Bank AG is one of the largest and most important economic institutions in the world. Mainly due to self-imposed scandals, the bank is now having to taking drastic measures to stay afloat. Investors everywhere should note that if such a critical piece of the too-big-to-fail banking system falters, it could trigger another global financial crisis. Deutsche Bank Struggles to Survive Deutsche Bank AG, the largest banking services group in Germany with well over a…

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Watch As Police Commissioner Is Arrested For Questioning City’s Use Of Facial Recognition

Watch As Police Commissioner Is Arrested For Questioning City’s Use Of Facial Recognition By Jack Burns Imagine a day when police can randomly, actively, and at lightning speeds search databases for active search warrants using only a camera and facial recognition technology. That day is here. And despite the objections of high-ranking members in policing circles, the very real threat of losing our 4th and 14th Amendment rights is upon us. And, as the following case illustrates, those who speak out against it — even from within the system —…

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EFF Sues AT&T, Data Aggregators For Giving Bounty Hunters and Other Third Parties Access to Customers’ Real-Time Locations

EFF Sues AT&T, Data Aggregators For Giving Bounty Hunters and Other Third Parties Access to Customers’ Real-Time Locations SAN FRANCISCO — The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and Pierce Bainbridge Beck Price & Hecht LLP filed a class action lawsuit today on behalf of AT&T customers in California to stop the telecom giant and two data location aggregators from allowing numerous entities—including bounty hunters, car dealerships, landlords, and stalkers—to access wireless customers’ real-time locations without authorization. An investigation by Motherboard earlier this year revealed that any cellphone user’s precise, real-time location…

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