Power

EU President: "Unbridled Power Held " By Big Tech CEOs Must Be "Reined In"

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen informed President-elect Joe Biden ahead of today’s inauguration that Silicon Valley CEOs have no authority to decide on laws and rules, according to RT News.  Von der Leyen said in a speech on Wednesday to the European Parliament that the incoming Biden administration must begin to regulate big…

Alleged Airstrikes In Iraq Were ISIS Attack On Power Grid

Authored by Dave DeCamp via AntiWar.com, Explosions in Iraq’s Babylon province that were reported on Monday night were caused by an ISIS attack on electric infrastructure, according to Iraq’s Security Media Cell, the media arm of Iraq’s security forces. Initial reports alleged that the blasts were caused by US airstrikes and said up to nine people were killed….

Tech Supremacy: Silicon Valley Can No Longer Conceal Its Power

Authored by Niall Ferguson via The Spectator, ‘To see what is in front of one’s nose needs a constant struggle,’ George Orwell famously observed. He was talking not about everyday life but about politics, where it is ‘quite easy for the part to be greater than the whole or for two objects to be in…

“Don’t Panic” – Entire Nation Of Pakistan Loses Power In Massive Blackout

By Tyler Durden Top government officials in Pakistan are urging calm after the entire country was plunged into darkness on Saturday night due to a breakdown in the national power grid. “A countrywide blackout has been caused by a sudden plunge in the frequency in the power transmission system,” Pakistan’s Power Minister Omar Ayub Khan…

China Power Demand Hits Record As Polar Vortex Split Pours Arctic Air Into Region

The Beijing meteorological station recorded one of the coldest temperatures in decades this past week, sending power demand through the roof.  Lei Lei, the chief forecaster for Beijing meteorological station, told China Daily that the first cold wave in 2021 features a “dramatic temperature drop,” “significant wind-chill effect,” and “prolonged period of low temperature.” On Jan. 7, Beijing…

The “Great Reset” is about Expanding Government Power and Suppressing Liberty

By Ron Paul World Economic Forum Founder and Executive Chairman Klaus Schwab has proposed using the overreaction to coronavirus to launch a worldwide “Great Reset.” This Great Reset is about expanding government power and suppressing liberty worldwide. Schwab envisions an authoritarian system where big business acts as a partner with government. Big business would exercise…

CNN: Amend Constitution To Prevent Trump Or Anyone Like Him Having Power Again

Authored by Steve Watson via Summit News, CNN’s Chris ‘Fredo’ Cuomo and guest Anthony Scaramucci suggested Wednesday that the US Constitution should be amended to ensure Donald Trump (or anyone else like him) can never become President and wield the power of the executive again. Assuming that Biden will be sworn in as the next President, Cuomo shit-chatted…

Californians Can Now Pay A Premium To Power Their Homes With Manure

AOC is going to love this. Now, instead of eliminating red meat – one of the myriad ludicrous proposals included in the Green New Deal – the Congresswoman can instead move to collect all of that cow manure and use it to create a renewable energy resource. On Thursday, California state regulators signed off on…

China’s Global Power Tops The US? New Measures Say No!

Authored by Hal Brands, op-ed via Bloomberg.com, GDP and military spending matter, but so do networks of allies and “resilience”… Ever since the U.S. reached the pinnacle of global power after World War II, Americans have worried it wouldn’t remain there. Waves of “declinism” rolled across the country after Sputnik in the late 1950s, the…

Michigan – Power Tripping at the Polls

By Maryam Henein Editor’s Note: Activist Post does not endorse any candidate for president or any other political office. This article is presented for informational purposes only and all opinions are the author’s alone. Safe Harbor, Texas Hold’em And Forensics Election security is not a partisan issue. December 8th marked the “Safe Harbor Day Deadline”…

Chinese Spy Links To CA Rep. Swalwell Exposed After Leaked Video Claims “Compromised People At Top Of US Power & Influence”

Shortly after John Ratcliffe, the director of national intelligence, revealed in an op-ed for The Wall Street Journal last week that Chinese agents have targeted U.S. lawmakers more than any other country, including Russia and Iran, in order to shape U.S. policy in favor of Beijing; Fox News’ Tucker Carlson exposed a leaked video deleted from…

Trump Terminates Chinese Cultural Exchange Programs, Decries “Soft Power Propaganda Tools”

It’s but the latest in what has become near daily punitive actions leveled against China by the Trump administration, which as promised looks to continue right up until Trump leaves office next month. On Friday the State Department announced it has shut down five cultural exchange programs, the origins of which go back a half-century,…

“Washington Is Exhausted”: Swamp Gears Up For Post-Trump Power Orgy

Washington elites are breathing a sigh of relief, as power players on both sides of the aisle gear up for ‘business as usual’ following a four-year disruption in swamp-activities – thanks to one Donald J. Trump, whose perhaps prematurely anticipated departure from the Oval Office has the DC establishment licking their chops. “The classic friendly-rivals…

Power Is An Illusion, Control Is A Facade

Authored by Brandon Smith via Alt-Market.us, This past year in numerous countries the public is being bombarded with lessons in power and control that have been forgotten for generations. I think the majority of westerners in particular have long believed themselves “safe” from totalitarian government, from collectivist micro-management and from communistic cultism. They thought we…

Power Is An Illusion, Control Is A Facade

By Brandon Smith This past year in numerous countries the public is being bombarded with lessons in power and control that have been forgotten for generations. I think the majority of Westerners in particular have long believed themselves “safe” from totalitarian government, from collectivist micro-management and from communistic cultism. They thought we had moved beyond…

“Next Crisis Bigger than COVID” – Power Grid/Finance Down – WEF Cyber Polygon

By The Ice Age Farmer The World Economic Forum warns of a new crisis of “even more significant economic and social implications than COVID19.” What threat could possibly be more impactful? Christian breaks down the WEF’s “Cyber Polygon” tabletop exercise, its participants, and predictive programming around a looming large-scale cyberattack on critical infrastructure that would…

EPA Sued for Weakening Standards for Power Plants That Dump Toxic Wastewater in Lakes and Rivers

By B.N. Frank The EPA recently approved using radioactive waste in road construction. As if that wasn’t scary enough, the agency is now being sued for weakening standards for toxic wastewater from power plants. From Children’s Health Defense: EPA Sued Over Decision to Weaken Standards for Toxic Wastewater From Power Plants Heavy metals from coal…