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New OCC Rule Is a Win in the Fight Against Financial Censorship

By Marta Belcher On Thursday, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency finalized its Fair Access to Financial Services rule, which will prevent banks from refusing to serve entire classes of customers that they find politically or morally unsavory. The rule is a huge win for civil liberties, and for the many sectors who…

Oakland Privacy and the People of Vallejo Prevail in the Fight For Surveillance Accountability

By Nathan Sheard Just as the 2020 holiday season was beginning in earnest, Solano Superior Court Judge Bradley Nelson upheld the gift of surveillance accountability that the California State legislature had provided state residents when they passed 2015’s Senate Bill 741 (Cal. Govt. Code § 53166). Judge Bradley’s order brought positive closure to a battle…

Russia Developing "Highly Efficient Antidote" To Fight COVID, Preclinical Tests Show 99% Effectiveness

Russia is using its vaccine program for soft power diplomacy. On Tuesday, Argentina and Belarus became the first two countries to begin coronavirus vaccinations via the Sputnik V vaccine.  Building on the Sputnik V vaccine’s momentum, Russia is now claiming it has successfully developed the world’s first “antidote” to COVID-19.   According to RT News, Russia’s…

Student Privacy and the Fight to Keep Spying Out of Schools: Year in Review 2020

By Lindsay Oliver and Jacob Hoffman-Andrews As students were sent home from school in the spring due to the coronavirus pandemic, schools followed them home with invasive surveillance technology. This trend, spurred by the surge in remote learning, was an opportunistic move by tech companies and schools already in a race to control students through…

AI Just Solved A 50-Year-Old Mystery That Could “Dramatically” Change How We Fight Cancer

On the day our technological AI overlords decide to finally end the human race, we will be able to tout the feather in our cap that at one point they helped us solve some of the world’s toughest mysteries.  Such was the case with a science problem that the medical and scientific community has been…

Fight Club: A Dystopia We Can Learn From?

Authored by John Wilder via Wilder Wealthy Wise blog, “Fight for us.  And regain your honor.” – The Lord of the Rings:  The Return of the King When I was a kid growing up, I read 1984 by George Orwell.  This was the grim version, as opposed to the much funnier version by Mel Brooks.  It had a profound…

Everybody Knows The Fight Was Fixed

Authored by Edward Curtin via Off-Guardian.org, “Yeah, like [in] a church. Church of the Good Hustler.” – Fast Eddie Felson (Paul Newman) in The Hustler At the end of Henrik Ibsen’s classic play, A Doll’s House, Nora, the aggrieved wife, leaves her husband’s house and all the illusions that sustained its marriage of lies. She chooses freedom…

The Dystopic Great Reset & The Fight Back: Population Reduction And Hope For The Children Of Men

Authored by Joaquin Flores via The Strategic Culture Foundation, Genesis 11:5 – And the Lord came down to see the city and the tower, which the children of men builded. The Great Reset, the 4th Industrial Revolution, the 4th Turning, the Great Awakening, and Artificial Intelligence. These are the real themes that are shaping the socio-political, cultural, and…

Climate ‘Experts’ Demand Tax-On-Meat To Fight Global Warming

The UK Health Alliance on Climate Change (UKHACC) urges the UK government to impose a climate tax on food producers by 2025 – unless private industry takes voluntary measures to limit their carbon emissions.  In the report published on Nov. 4, titled “All-Consuming: Building A Healthier Food System For People And Planet,” UKHACC outlines that the climate…

Antibodies Your Body Makes to Fight the Coronavirus Don’t Last Long

Antibodies that can supposedly grant immunity from COVID-19 have been the linchpin of many strategies to fight the ongoing pandemic. A new study, however, looks to put a damper on those plans. Published on the journal Nature Medicine, this new study suggests that antibodies that the immune system produces against the coronavirus may last only two to three…