Why Public Schools and the Mainstream Media Dumb Us Down

Why Public Schools and the Mainstream Media Dumb Us Down By Academy of Ideas In this video we examine how public schools and the mainstream media have contributed to the growth of a passive citizenry, thus paving the way for the rise of tyranny. We then look at the role anti-authoritarians play in a free and flourishing society.  Sign up for our newsletter  www.academyofideas.com/newsletter/ Activist Post Recommended Books: Dumbing Us Down, John Taylor Gatto The Deliberate Dumbing Down of America, Charlotte Iserbyt H/T – Liberty Academy Subscribe to Activist…

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“Red Flag” Laws Should Be a Red Flag

“Red Flag” Laws Should Be a Red Flag By Larken Rose Political parasites are constantly finding new ways to violate individual rights, but sometimes they do something so fundamentally evil that people should really worry. This is one of those times. Subscribe to Larken Rose. Also Read from Activist Post: HARPA: Trump Seeking New Agency to Use A.I. to Screen Mental Health for Gun Ownership? Subscribe to Activist Post for truth, peace, and freedom news. Follow us on Minds, Twitter, Steemit, and SoMee. Become an Activist Post Patron for as…

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Technotyranny: The Iron-Fisted Authoritarianism of the Surveillance State

Technotyranny: The Iron-Fisted Authoritarianism of the Surveillance State By John W. Whitehead “There will come a time when it isn’t ‘They’re spying on me through my phone’ anymore. Eventually, it will be ‘My phone is spying on me.’” ― Philip K. Dick Red pill or blue pill? You decide. Twenty years after the Wachowskis’ iconic 1999 film, The Matrix, introduced us to a futuristic world in which humans exist in a computer-simulated non-reality powered by authoritarian machines—a world where the choice between existing in a denial-ridden virtual dream-state or facing…

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Has America Become a Dictatorship Disguised as a Democracy?

Has America Become a Dictatorship Disguised as a Democracy? By John W. Whitehead “The poor and the underclass are growing. Racial justice and human rights are nonexistent. They have created a repressive society and we are their unwitting accomplices. Their intention to rule rests with the annihilation of consciousness. We have been lulled into a trance. They have made us indifferent to ourselves, to others. We are focused only on our own gain.”—They Live, John Carpenter We’re living in two worlds, you and I. There’s the world we see (or…

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A Brief History of Repressive Regimes and Their Gun Laws

A Brief History of Repressive Regimes and Their Gun Laws By José Niño Arguably one of the rights that has seen less government encroachment in the US — in contrast to other activities such as commerce — gun rights are now witnessing unprecedented attacks at the state level and even from politically-connected corporate entities. Although gun control laws are not created equally in terms of overall impact, gun confiscation holds a special place in the halls of political repression. A trip down memory lane will give us a refresher of…

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How People Become Easily Controlled By Tyrants

How People Become Easily Controlled By Tyrants By Brandon Smith The question often arises in liberty movement circles as to how we get to the point of full blown tyranny within a society.  There are numerous factors that determine this outcome, but through all the various totalitarian systems in history there are common denominators – elements that must be there for tyrants to prevail.  When we can identify these common elements in an objective manner, we make it far more difficult for despotic structures to stand. This is a very…

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Here’s Why 3D Printing Guns Are A Win For World Peace and a Potential Death Blow To Tyranny

Here’s Why 3D Printing Guns Are A Win For World Peace and a Potential Death Blow To Tyranny By Matt Agorist As the debate continues about whether or not 3D-printed firearm plans should be banned, even the ostensible pro-2nd Amendment folks are worried that shooting rampages will occur as a result of these plans being published online. But the reality is far different. For generations, advocates of private gun ownership have been fighting exhaustively through political channels to protect their right to keep and bear arms. Gun owners even have…

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How Democracies Turn Tyrannical

How Democracies Turn Tyrannical By Richard M. Ebeling For most of the last three centuries, the ideas of liberty and democracy have been intertwined in the minds of both friends and foes of a free society. The substitution of absolute monarchies with governments representative of the voting choices of a nation’s population has been considered part and parcel with the advancement of freedom of speech and the press, the right of voluntary and peaceful association for political and numerous social, economic and cultural reasons, and the guarding of the individual…

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