Is Smart City Doublespeak for Prison City?

BY RHODA WILSON ON SEPTEMBER 3, 2022 • ( 9 COMMENTS ) “No matter how much rhetoric about progress and benefits to society is deployed in the promotion of [the Smart City] concept, it has the potential to develop into a dystopic future. Prison cities, which instead of guards, use cameras and microphones, hooked to AI algorithms counting social credit scores; characterisedContinue reading “Is Smart City Doublespeak for Prison City?”

“Lockdown is more than just a way to slow the spread of a virus; it is an abandonment of free society; it signifies a new kind of society; a totalitarian oligarchy, and the fact that we allowed it means we have lost our freedom for the unforeseeable future.”

07/07/22 A Tribute to the Innermost Layer of Freedom — Naomi Wolf’s ‘The Bodies of Others’ In her book “The Bodies of Others,” Naomi Wolf paints a vivid picture of the contrast between normal human life and life under COVID-19 restrictions. By  Brownstone Institute Miss a day, miss a lot. Subscribe to The Defender’s Top NewsContinue reading ““Lockdown is more than just a way to slow the spread of a virus; it is an abandonment of free society; it signifies a new kind of society; a totalitarian oligarchy, and the fact that we allowed it means we have lost our freedom for the unforeseeable future.””

The Future of Vaccines

9th June 2022 Vaccines, what are they good for? They are being pushed everywhere you look today. In the later stages of last century, the uptake of vaccines was waning, but that changed in the 90’s. The childhood schedule has been massively expanded and new vaccines are being invented for adults every year. Incredibly, there’s evenContinue reading “The Future of Vaccines”

“They Fear Us” – The People Can Shape the Future If They Choose to Fight Back – Lara Logan

April 17, 2022 “I’m doing [this] because we can either believe the propaganda and be geographically isolated from each other and into our own homes and submit, or we can get out there and find out what is real and what is not real. This is a defining moment in our history… We also haveContinue reading ““They Fear Us” – The People Can Shape the Future If They Choose to Fight Back – Lara Logan”

The Fall Of The Meritocracy

A 1958 dystopian novel by a British sociologist contains eerie parallels to our present dysfunction and the crisis coming to a head. Lord Michael Young of Dartington (1915-2002), in 1949. (Photo by Charles Hewitt/Picture Post/Hulton Archive/Getty Images) FEBRUARY 22, 2022| SOHRAB AHMARI The Covid-19 pandemic is so complex, so vast in scale, that I doubtContinue reading “The Fall Of The Meritocracy”

Next-generation Covid-19 vaccines are supposed to be better. Some experts worry they could be worse

With Covid-19 vaccines, the world hopes to beat back the virus that causes the disease. But some scientists are increasingly concerned that, because of a quirk of our own biology, future iterations of the vaccines might not always be quite as effective as they are today. The concerns stem from a phenomenon that is knownContinue reading “Next-generation Covid-19 vaccines are supposed to be better. Some experts worry they could be worse”