Scientists Getting Closer to “Smart Dust” Brain Implants That Communicate Via Wireless Network

Scientists Getting Closer to “Smart Dust” Brain Implants That Communicate Via Wireless Network By Nicholas West Neural Dust – “Smart Dust” – previously entered mainstream discussion via the 2016 Independent article: “Tiny implant could connect humans and machines like never before.” It was implied to be a new technology that can wirelessly link a human brain to a computer via the implantation of a device the size of a grain of sand. This invention, however, is much older and was officially supported by the National Nanotechnology Initiative 2011 Strategic Plan.…

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New “Call Of Duty” Video Game Encourages Support For The White Helmets

New “Call Of Duty” Video Game Encourages Support For The White Helmets By Caitlin Johnstone The official trailer for the latest Call of Duty was released a few days ago, and it features the Syria narrative management operation known as the White Helmets depicted in heroic roles. Characters wearing the organization’s signature headgear are seen clearing rubble in part of the trailer for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. To give you an idea how popular the CoD franchise is, as of this writing the official YouTube version of the trailer…

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The Best Way to Honor Fallen Soldiers Is to Stop Sending Troops to War

The Best Way to Honor Fallen Soldiers Is to Stop Sending Troops to War By Carey Wedler Every Memorial Day, Americans pay their respects to soldiers who have died while fighting for the US military. Though the good intentions and courage of those who enlist in the armed forces are admirable, the best way to honor those individuals on this holiday—and every day—is to stop sending them to war. This pro-peace sentiment is often conflated with disrespect for the troops: If you don’t support the government’s wars, you must not…

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Army Virtue-Tweet Backfires: 1000s Expose “Heartbreaking” Horrors of War

Army Virtue-Tweet Backfires: 1000s Expose “Heartbreaking” Horrors of War By Caitlin Johnstone After posting a video of a young recruit talking to the camera about how service allows him to better himself “as a man and a warrior”, the US Army tweeted, “How has serving impacted you?” As of this writing, the post has over 5,300 responses. Most of them are heartbreaking. “My daughter was raped while in the army,” said one responder. “They took her to the hospital where an all male staff tried to convince her to give the guy a…

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The Militarization of America’s Police: A Brief History

The Militarization of America’s Police: A Brief History By Brian Miller “Get the weapons of war off our streets!” This may sound familiar, as it’s often heard from those attempting to pass more gun control legislation. But what you don’t hear is that it’s simply untrue that “weapons of war” are available to the general public. What is true is that you’d last about three minutes in a conventional war with an AR-15, even with one of the most aggressive builds you can get your hands on. The only people…

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Assange Faces 170 Years in Prison as US Files 17 New Charges Under Espionage Act

Assange Faces 170 Years in Prison as US Files 17 New Charges Under Espionage Act By Jason Ditz (ANTIWAR.COM) — As the US prepares to try to acquire WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange through extradition, the Justice Department has revealed a new series of charges against him. Assange would face 170 years in US prison if convicted. The new charges are 17 separate charges under the Espionage Act. According to the Justice Department, the charges are all related to leaking classified documents related to national security, which were part of the leaks from Chelsea…

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Pentagon Admits It Investigates UFOs Through a Secret Program

Pentagon Admits It Investigates UFOs Through a Secret Program By Tyler Durden The Pentagon has admitted that they have been investigating UFOs through a secret government initiative known as the “Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program (AATIP),” which the Defense department told the New York Post “did pursue research and investigation into unidentified aerial phenomena.” The DoD says that it shut down AATIP in 2012; however, spokesman Christopher Sherwood told the Post that the department still investigates potential alien aircraft sightings. “The Department of Defense is always concerned about maintaining positive identification of all aircraft in our…

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DARPA Wants to Create Mind-Controlled Weapons of War

DARPA Wants to Create Mind-Controlled Weapons of War By Dagny Taggart Last year, the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) announced that it was seeking noninvasive ways “to achieve high levels of brain-system communications without surgery.” The techniques would “allow precise, high-quality connections to specific neurons or groups of neurons.” The agency wants to create mind-controlled weapons of war, as it (vaguely) explained in two recent press releases. To achieve this goal, DARPA recently formed a program called Next-Generation Nonsurgical Neurotechnology (N3). DARPA wants soldiers to be able to control…

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“Research”: The U.S. Navy Wants To Archive 350 Billion Social Media Posts

“Research”: The U.S. Navy Wants To Archive 350 Billion Social Media Posts By Mac Slavo The United States Navy wants to archive 350 billion social media posts in order to conduct “research.” What exactly does the military want to study? “Modes of collective expression.” The Department of the Navy has posted a solicitation asking contractors to bid on a project that would amass a staggering 350 billion social media posts dating from 2014 through 2016. The data will be taken from a single social media platform – but the solicitation does…

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US Gov’t Trained ISIS Commander — Did It ‘Burn’ Him Later?

US Gov’t Trained ISIS Commander — Did It ‘Burn’ Him Later? By Brandon Turbeville After his death was announced by ISIS in 2016, the name Abu Omar al-Shishani has largely faded from news reports regarding Iraq and Syria. However, at one time, one of the top commanders of ISIS was known throughout the geopolitical community. In 2015, the US State Department even offered $5 million as a reward for information leading to his capture. However, for all the alleged desire to capture or kill Shishani on the part of the…

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