Dmitry Orlov: How the Technosphere Threatens the Biosphere and our Freedoms:
Corrupt Chinese Mayor Had Thirteen Tons of Gold and Billions in Cash in Home: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7528217/13-5-tonnes-gold-worth-520-million-corrupt-Chinese-officials-home.html #China #Politics #Military
A powerful Communist official in China is suspected to have received 13.5 tonnes of gold and £30 billion cash in bribes.If Mr Zhang’s alleged corruption turns out to be true, he would have been richer than Jack Ma, the wealthiest man in China worth $37 billion (£30 billion) according to Forbes.
Twitter executive for Middle East is British Army 'psyops' soldier: https://www.middleeasteye.net/news/twitter-executive-also-part-time-officer-uk-army-psychological-warfare-unit #Politics #SE #InfoSec #Military
Joshua Wong, Juan Guaido, – New Generation of Pro-Western “Saints” - by Andre Vltchek: https://journal-neo.org/2019/09/29/juan-guaido-joshua-wong-new-generation-of-pro-western-saints/ #Politics #SE
The USA is 4.27% of global population, yet it consumes about 40% of all resources. The US military alone is a bigger polluter than more than 100 countries combined. And its been like this for 80+ years. The US is the single biggest driver of climate change and simply put INSANE.
Microsoft, Google and Apple clouds banned in Germany’s schools: https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2019/07/17/germany-bans-schools-from-using-tech-giants-clouds/ #Politics #Education #Technology
Italy arrests 18 for allegedly brainwashing and selling children: https://www.france24.com/en/20190627-italy-arrests-18-allegedly-brainwashing-selling-children #Politics #Military #NeuroScience
Hearables Will Monitor Your Brain and Body to Augment Your Life: https://spectrum.ieee.org/consumer-electronics/audiovideo/hearables-will-monitor-your-brain-and-body-to-augment-your-life #Augmentation #ML #Politics #NeuroScience
Google will build a new submarine cable connecting Europe with Africa:
https://onties.com/brazil/google-will-build-a-new-submarine-cable-connecting-europe-with-africa/ "The new cable should appear in 2021 and will be called Ouludah Equino, named after a writer and abolitionist born in Nigeria"
Today the average British employee spends more working (1.6k hrs each year) than English peasants did in the 14th century (1.4k hrs each year): #Politics #Economics
"Microsoft Claims Unauthorized Repairing of Its Devices Would Be a Security Risk": https://yro.slashdot.org/story/19/06/29/1939212/microsoft-claims-unauthorized-repairing-of-its-devices-would-be-a-security-risk Planned Obsolescence (and Military Control) is at the very core of the (tech) industry business model. Anything that threatens this practice, will be violently attacked. #Technology #Politics
"China’s biggest start-ups ditch Oracle, IBM for homemade tech": https://businessmirror.com.ph/2019/06/26/chinas-biggest-start-ups-ditch-oracle-ibm-for-homemade-tech/ post-internet preparations. #Technology #Politics
"The delegation of the Brazilian president wanted to bring 39kg of cocaine to the G20 summit": https://edition.cnn.com/2019/06/26/americas/brazil-officer-cocaine-g20-intl/index.html Brought to you by the same people, cutting down the Amazonas Jungle in record time. #Politics
Amazon will pay $0 in taxes on $11,200,000,000 in profit for 2018 - kleptocracy:
https://finance.yahoo.com/news/amazon-taxes-zero-180337770.html #Politics #Technology
"Cashing In: How to Make Negative Interest Rates Work": https://blogs.imf.org/2019/02/05/cashing-in-how-to-make-negative-interest-rates-work/ Post by the IMF on the implications of "E-money" (e.g. incoming Facebook, Google, Amazon crypto-dollar replacing traditional USD). #Economics #Politics