THE GREAT AWAKENING: Alternative News and other interesting readings for those who want to wake up. If you want to change the world, be the Change. "I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination". Jimmy Dean
“Beat them at their own game.” “Flip the script.” “Give them a taste of their own medicine.” Any of these phrases will apply to the absolutely ingenious measures taken by activists who are creating their own facial recognition systems to identify cops who hide their badges.
In Part I of this series, we looked at the absolute incompetence that has defined the CDC since its inception. In Part II, we exposed the true severity of this corruption, and the devastating effect it is having on our nation right now. Fortunately, hope is not lost.
There is currently a battle being waged for our nation’s safety, prosperity, and independence. This battle has put brother against brother, neighbor against neighbor, and American against fellow Americans. This battle is between good and evil… and we need to work together if we’re going to win. →
(Humans Are Free) “Those who created this country chose freedom. With all of its dangers. And do you know the riskiest part of that choice they made?
“They actually believed that we could be trusted to make up our own minds in the whirl of differing ideas.
“That we could be trusted to remain free, even when there were very, very seductive voices — taking advantage of our freedom of speech — who were trying to turn this country into the kind of place where the government could tell you what you can and cannot do.” — Nat Hentoff
We are fast becoming a nation — nay, a world — of book burners. →
(Humans Are Free) The United Nations wants to hand power to dictatorial regimes like China to control the Internet, prompting fears of a massive new free speech purge.
The General Assembly has approved a resolution sponsored by China and Russia to set up a committee of “international experts” whose role would be to stop “the use of information and communications technologies for criminal purposes.”
However, many caution that the move is merely a back door for authoritarian regimes to further censor dissent. →
(Activist Post) Hong Kong citizens denying tyranny against their own government and the Chinese government are striking back against a ban on covering their faces. Defying the law, protesters wore Joker, Winne The Pooh and Guy Fawkes masks while holding hands in human chains to send a message. In early October, one of the leaders of the Hong Kong resistance, Jimmy Sham, was assaulted by an organized group of four to five people wielding hammers, according to Civil Human Rights Front, the organization he heads, SCMP reported.This isn’t the first time that Sham and others have been attacked by mercenaries seeming to act at the behest of China. In September of this year a 15-year-old boy and a 44-year-old man were arrested over assault with a baseball bat and a rod against Sham and his assistant, Law Kwok-wai. →
In the recent wave of demonstrations to sweep Hong Kong, tensions between protesters and police have continued to escalate.
The protests began with a simple demand for the government of mainland China to cancel a controversial extradition treaty, which would allow the government to arrest citizens of Hong Kong to face charges in China.