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UK Authorities Could Force People To Take Selfie Every Day To "Prove" They're Self-Isolating

Authored by Paul Joseph Watson via Summit News, UK authorities are considering a new measure that would force people to send selfies every day to prove they’re self-isolating, photos which would then be cross-referenced using GPS data and facial-recognition software. The Sunday Times reports that COVID lockdown officials are looking to mirror policies introduced in New Zealand,…

Greenwald: How Silicon Valley, In A Show of Monopolistic Force, Destroyed Parler

Authored by Glenn Greenwald via greenwald.substack.com, Critics of Silicon Valley censorship for years heard the same refrain: tech platforms like Facebook, Google and Twitter are private corporations and can host or ban whoever they want. If you don’t like what they are doing, the solution is not to complain or to regulate them. Instead, go…

In Latest "Excess Borrowing" Crackdown, China Will Force Fintech Giants To Disclose Consumer Credit Data

One theory that has emerged from Beijing’s crackdown on Jack Ma and his business and fintech empire, is that China’s true intention in bringing China’s richest man to heel was not so much the public humiliation in what has been widely seen as a giant clash of egos between Xi Jinping and Jack Ma, as…

Statistician: Lockdowns Don't Work Because They Force People To Congregate In Fewer Places

Authored by Paul Joseph Watson via Summit News, Author and statistician William M. Briggs argues that lockdowns don’t work because they force people to gather in fewer places like supermarkets and therefore spread viruses faster than if people were allowed to spread out. Writing on his blog, Briggs states, “A lockdown will spread this bug…

230 Google Workers Form Silicon Valley's First Union To Force Management To Embrace Their Progressive "Values"

Despite reporting a median worker pay of $258,708, one of the highest such numbers in the world, and more than 2x the average median pay reported by many of its biggest Silicon Valley rivals, Alphabet has long been a locus of workplace organizing in Silicon Valley, as Google’s ultra-progressive employees seek to impose their political…

"Bomb Cyclone" Detonates Over Alaska's Aleutian Islands Unleashing Hurricane Force Winds

A monster storm explosively intensified in the northern Pacific near Alaska’s Aleutian Islands on New Year’s Eve, battering the region with hurricane-force winds, heavy seas, and torrential rains, according to Reuters.  “It’s the most intense storm ever recorded in the North Pacific, excluding typhoons,” said Brian Brettschneider, a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) scientist with…

Why Is There An Increasing Share Of Women Leaving The Labor Force

Submitted by DataTrek Research Women’s Work: The Key to 2021’s Recovery We continue to believe that progress in female labor force participation (LFP) is a central issue to watch in gauging the strength of the US labor market and economic recovery in 2021 and beyond. History shows female LFP has been a critical long-run driver of…

Space Force Troops Involved in “Orbital Warfare” Get A New Nickname – Guardians

By Aaron Kesel With prior news that the United States Space Force has created a unit dedicated to “orbital warfare,” it’s somewhat fitting that the Space Force troops get re-named to be the “Guardians.” The name was revealed by outgoing Vice President Mike Pence, appears to be a play on the Marvel superhero film Guardians…

Air Force Tests Drone-Killing Microwave Weapon In Africa

By Tyler Durden The Air Force is testing a high-energy microwave weapon system in Africa to combat armed drones operated by terrorists. In April, we first reported the Air Force would test a new prototype drone-killing microwave weapon overseas for a 12-month assessment. At the time, there was no mention by the service of where the testing would be…

Air Force Tests Drone-Killing Microwave Weapon In Africa 

The Air Force is testing a high-energy microwave weapon system in Africa to combat armed drones operated by terrorists.  In April, we first reported the Air Force would test a new prototype drone-killing microwave weapon overseas for a 12-month assessment. At the time, there was no mention by the service of where the testing would be conducted until now. …

Space Force Members Will Be Called “Guardians” Mike Pence Announces

By John Vibes On Friday, Vice President Mike Pence announced that members of the Space Force military service will be called guardians. “We just returned from the Oval Office and so it is my honor, on behalf of the President of the United States, to announce that henceforth, the men and women of the United…

Autonomous Drone To Launch Satellites Into Orbit For Space Force

By Tyler Durden Forget air-launching rockets at high altitudes from a conventional aircraft to carry satellites to low Earth orbit because now, a drone can do that. This past week, a startup in Alabama called Aevum unveiled the Ravn X Autonomous Launch Vehicle designed to carry and launch satellites into low-orbit, according to a company press…

Autonomous Drone To Launch Satellites Into Orbit For Space Force  

Forget air-launching rockets at high altitudes from a conventional aircraft to carry satellites to low Earth orbit because now, a drone can do that.  This past week, a startup in Alabama called Aevum unveiled the Ravn X Autonomous Launch Vehicle designed to carry and launch satellites into low-orbit, according to a company press release.  As described…

U.S. Air Force Uses IoT to Monitor Hundreds of Millions of Fitness Trackers, Cars, Computers, Routers, and More

By B.N. Frank For many years experts have issued serious warnings about privacy AND cybersecurity risks associated with Internet of Things (IoT) technology (see 1, 2, 3, 4, 5). Nevertheless, the U.S. Air Force plans to start using it to monitor hundreds of millions of devices. From the Wall Street Journal: Next Step in Government…

Air Force Wants To Arm Stealth Jets With Laser Cannons By 2025

National Defense reports Lockheed Martin is developing a directed energy weapon for stealth fighter jets with deployment expected around the mid-2020s. “We’re committing to putting a laser pod equipped with a high-energy laser in the air within five years,” said Mark Stephen, business development lead for strategic technology development at Lockheed Martin’s missiles and fire control…

The Space Force Has Created an “Orbital Warfare” Unit, and Now Has Its Own Spaceship

By Justin MacLachlan It’s not specifically a TIE fighter or X-Wing from the “Star Wars” series, but The Drive reported last week that Trump’s recently created Space Force is now in charge of the experimental X-37B spacecraft. A craft that was prior in the ownership of the Air Force, which should turn many heads. The…

Biden To Name COVID-19 Task Force Monday – Here’s His Plan

While the Biden campaign has declined to discuss potential Cabinet posts after the MSM declared him the projected winner of the 2020 election, Joe Biden is planning to announce the creation of a 12-member coronavirus task force, according to Axios. “On Monday, I will name a group of leading scientists and experts as transition advisers…

The Next Area 51? Space Force Opens New Lab For Testing “Novel Space Vehicles”

By Tyler Durden The US Air Force recently announced the opening of a new high-tech lab which it says will be used by the recently established Space Force (USSF) to test advanced materials and designs for space vehicles such as satellites and spacecraft. The new lab facility is located at Kirtland Air Force Base in…

The Next Area 51? Space Force Opens New Lab For Testing ‘Novel Space Vehicles’

The US Air Force recently announced the opening of a new high-tech lab which it says will be used by the recently established Space Force (USSF) to test advanced materials and designs for space vehicles such as satellites and spacecraft. The new lab facility is located at Kirtland Air Force Base in New Mexico and…