Seizure fever is toxifying law enforcement across the nation. For more than thirty years, federal, state, and local government agencies have plundered citizens on practically any harebrained accusation or pretext.
The government never cedes power willingly. Neither should we.
The political response to the crisis at the southern border continues to advance the bipartisan "smart wall," having been backed by Trump and Biden alike. This bipartisan consensus reaches far beyond the US, as much of the world is similarly spee
Fueled by a melding of government and corporate power - the rise of the security industrial complex - this watershed moment sounds a death knell for our privacy rights.
Since the Bronze Age, human societies have been arranged around brute force. Even now, governments are monopolies of violence. The very structure of government serves one primary end: to deliver violence. All else is secondary.