Rights

“Don’t Let It Happen”: Orwell’s Prophetic Final Words On The Madness Of The Modern World

This footage from a 2003 BBC docudrama about George Orwell’s life and works is so true, it’s terrifying. Some of the great author and activist’s final words on how he envisaged the future are very well known, but this clip is fantastic for gathering all his thoughts in one place (and sharing them with anyone who is […]

Australians Choose Love And Compassion Instead Of Hate Mistrust After Hostage Tragedy

Australians Choose Love And Compassion Instead Of Hate Mistrust After Hostage Tragedy

Following the recent terrorist hostage situation in Sydney, Australia, the mainstream media was filled with stories promoting racial and ethnic division, and suggesting that that there would be violence between Muslims and non-Muslims as a result of the isolated incident that occurred. However, instead many people have acted intelligently and compassionately following the tragedy. Many Muslims […]

New Device Promises To Block Police Stingrays From Spying on You

New Device Promises To Block Police Stingrays From Spying on You

As the alternative media has reported extensively in recent weeks, police have been caught using stingray technology to intercept communications during the recent protests against police brutality. This technology has been known about for some time, but it seems that such devices are being used more and more often, especially in protests. Stingray devices mimic […]

8 Reasons Young Americans Don’t Fight Back: How the US Crushed Youth Resistance

8 Reasons Young Americans Don’t Fight Back: How the US Crushed Youth Resistance

By Bruce E. Levine / alternet.org Traditionally, young people have energized democratic movements. So it is a major coup for the ruling elite to have created societal institutions that have subdued young Americans and broken their spirit of resistance to domination. Young Americans—even more so than older Americans—appear to have acquiesced to the idea that […]