by Caitlin Johnstone
The NWO controllers
ramping up the architecture of oppression
ultimately, because they fear you.
fear the people.
The architecture of oppression is here.
spreads, as emergency laws proliferate, as we sacrifice our
rights, we also sacrifice our capability to arrest the slide
into a less liberal and less free world," NSA whistleblower
said in a recent interview.
"Do you truly believe
that when the first wave, this second wave, the 16th wave of the coronavirus is a long-forgotten memory, that these capabilities
will not be kept? That these datasets will not be kept?
No matter how it is
being used, what is being built is the architecture of
"Apple Inc. and Google unveiled a
rare partnership to add technology to their smartphone platforms
that will alert users if they have come into contact with a
person with Covid-19,"
new report from Bloomberg.
"People must opt in to the system,
but it has the potential to monitor about a third of the world's
"World Health Organization
executive director Dr.
Michael Ryan said surveillance is part of
what's required for life to return to normal in a world without
However, civil liberties experts
warn that the public has little recourse to challenge these
digital exercises of power once the immediate threat has
passed," reads a
recent VentureBeat article
coronavirus, AI could be central to our new normal.'
Jared Kushner's task force has reached out to a range
of health technology companies about creating a national coronavirus
surveillance system to give the government a near real-time view of
where patients are seeking treatment and for what, and whether
hospitals can accommodate them, according to four people with
knowledge of the discussions,"
a recent article by
"But the prospect
of compiling a national database of potentially sensitive health
information has prompted concerns about its impact on civil
liberties well after the coronavirus threat recedes, with some
critics comparing it to the Patriot Act enacted after
the 9/11 attacks."
surveillance methods could save lives around the world, permitting
authorities to track and curb the spread of the novel coronavirus
with speed and accuracy not possible during prior pandemics,"
The Intercept‘s Sam Biddle
wrote last week.
"There's a glaring problem:
heard all this before.
After the September 11 attacks, Americans
were told that greater monitoring and data sharing would allow the
state to stop terrorism before it started, leading Congress to grant
unprecedented surveillance powers that often failed to preempt much
The persistence and expansion of this spying in the
nearly two decades since, and the abuses exposed by Snowden and
others, remind us that emergency powers can outlive their
we discussed recently, it's an established fact that power
structures will seize upon opportunities to roll out oppressive
authoritarian agendas under the pretense of protecting ordinary
people, when in reality they'd been working on advancing those
agendas since long before the crisis being offered as the reason for
happened with 9/11, and we may be certain that it is
The reason for this
the powerful are afraid of the public. They always have
For as long as there has been government power, there has been
the fear that the people will realize the power of their numbers and
overthrow the government that is in power.
And understandably so... it
has happened many times throughout history.
Escalations in Censorship and Surveillance are a
Desperate Attempt to Control the People Before We Rise Up
This is more the
case now than ever.
oppressive, exploitative nature of neoliberalism has created a
dissatisfaction that's converged with humanity's historically
unprecedented ability to network and share information, which has
seen anti-government protests and movements arising all around the
Despite the longstanding
media blackout on the Yellow Vests protests in France, you may
be absolutely certain that eyes widened and leaders snapped to
attention all around the planet when the words,
chopped off heads for less than this" were scrawled in graffiti
on the Arc de Triomphe during the early days of the demonstrations.
Leaders are made
vastly more fearful and skittish by the fact that this
dissatisfaction with the current world order just happens to be
occurring at a time when that world order is already at its most
tenuous point in decades, with a surging China
poised to surpass the US as a superpower on the world stage and
collaborating with Russia and other unabsorbed nations to create
a truly multipolar world...
It becomes much more difficult to control
dominant narratives in a way that can effectively manufacture
consent for the
aggression that will be necessary to
freeze and reverse this shift away from unipolar domination when
the denizens of that unipolar empire are out in the streets
demanding its downfall:
And so of course
Internet censorship is being ramped up as well, with
mass media demanding that plutocrat-owned tech companies do more
to combat coronavirus "disinformation" and these
tech giants all too happy to oblige.
recent escalation in this ongoing trend, YouTube changed its rules
began deleting videos accordingly after
there is a
connection between coronavirus and 5G in a
video on that platform...
owned by Google,
has been a military-intelligence contractor with
ties to the CIA and NSA since its very inception...
You don't have
to like Icke or his views to be repulsed by the idea of this
institution manipulating human communication with an increasingly
The escalations in
internet censorship and the escalations in surveillance are both
directed at a last-ditch effort to control the masses before control
is lost forever, and neither are intended to be rolled back when the
threat of the virus is over.
People are now off the streets, with
their communications being restricted and the devices they carry in
their pockets being monitored with more and more intrusiveness.
There are of course some good faith actors who legitimately want to
protect people from the virus, just as there were some good faith
actors who wanted to protect people from terrorism after 9/11, but
where there is power and fear of the public there will be an agenda
to reel in the freedom of the masses.
Cook said it best when
are terrified. Not of the virus... of us."