Dissatisfied With Their Party, Wealthy Republican Donors Form Secret Coalitions

Eager to offset a Democratic advantage among so-called dark money groups, wealthy pro-Trump conservatives like Peter Thiel are involved in efforts to wield greater influence outside the traditional party machinery.

Dissatisfied With Their Party, Wealthy Republican Donors Form Secret Coalitions

The NATO to TikTok Pipeline: Why is TikTok Employing So Many National Security Agents?

by Alan Macleod

TikTok has become an enormously influential medium that reaches over one billion people worldwide. Having control over its algorithm or content moderation means the ability to set the terms of global debate and decide what people see. And what they don’t.

The NATO to TikTok Pipeline: Why is TikTok Employing So Many National Security Agents?

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The National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI) is one of the main components of the regime change organization National Endowment for Democracy (NED); that is, NED channels its funds through four organizations, and NDI is one of them, to “promote free, fair, transparent democratic elections but in such a way that it would assure that power went to the elites and not to the people”.

National Democratic Institute

National Democratic Institute for International Affairs

Peter Thiel to Exit Meta’s Board to Support Trump-Aligned Candidates

Peter Thiel to Exit Meta’s Board to Support Trump-Aligned Candidates

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The Metaverse Is Big Brother in Disguise: Freedom Meted Out by Technological Tyrants

By John W. Whitehead & Nisha Whitehead | The Rutherford Institute | November 9, 2021

Welcome to the Matrix (i.e. the metaverse), where reality is virtual, freedom is only as free as one’s technological overlords allow, and artificial intelligence is slowly rendering humanity unnecessary, inferior and obsolete.

The Metaverse Is Big Brother in Disguise: Freedom Meted Out by Technological Tyrants