PENTAGON TESTS “MASS SURVEILLANCE BALLOONS” FOR USE NEAR US BORDERS

The Pentagon is testing large, unmanned blimps in order to “provide a persistent surveillance system to locate and deter narcotic trafficking and homeland security threats ” on US soil, according to a recent “experimental temporary authorization” published by the FCC. The solar-powered balloons are similar to a prototype craft that crashed in Pennsylvania in 2015, after escaping the AberdeenContinue reading “PENTAGON TESTS “MASS SURVEILLANCE BALLOONS” FOR USE NEAR US BORDERS”

“WORKING PEOPLE MUST NOT BE DRAGGED OFF THIS CLIFF EDGE WITHOUT GETTING A FINAL SAY.” [UK]

In the UK, worker’s rights are suddenly in danger after Theresa May’s recent resignation and replacement by conservative politician Boris Johnson and his cabinet. Johnson, who promises to ‘Brexit’ by Halloween 2019. “The UK has a world-leading record in protecting workers’ rights, setting the highest standard, and a labour market we can be proud of, with more people in workContinue reading ““WORKING PEOPLE MUST NOT BE DRAGGED OFF THIS CLIFF EDGE WITHOUT GETTING A FINAL SAY.” [UK]”