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Audits Show Lax Oversight by Wisconsin Agency Counting Foxconn Jobs

August 11th, 2017

From, Taiwan’s Foxconn, Assembler of iPhones, Considering Wisconsin Plant: My guess is that the plant will be centered around robotic manufacturing and the thousands of workers thing is being thrown out there for political fodder to secure corporate welfare from the state. And now… Via: Reuters: The Wisconsin agency tasked with holding Foxconn accountable for […]

‘You Will Get Chipped – Eventually’

August 9th, 2017

Mmm hmm. Via: USA Today: You will get chipped. It’s just a matter of time. … “It will happen to everybody,” says Noelle Chesley, 49, associate professor of sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. “But not this year, and not in 2018. Maybe not my generation, but certainly that of my kids.” Related: Cyborgs at […]

Monsanto’s Weed Killer Crisis

August 9th, 2017

Via: Reuters: As the U.S. growing season entered its peak this summer, farmers began posting startling pictures on social media: fields of beans, peach orchards and vegetable gardens withering away. The photographs served as early warnings of a crisis that has damaged millions of acres of farmland. New versions of the herbicide dicamba developed by […]

Monsanto Was Its Own Ghostwriter for Some Safety Reviews

August 9th, 2017

Via: Bloomberg: Academic papers vindicating its Roundup herbicide were written with the help of its employees.

Putin Bans VPNs to Stop Russians Accessing Prohibited Websites

August 1st, 2017

Via: BBC: Vladimir Putin has banned virtual private networks (VPNs) and Tor in a crackdown on apps that allow access to websites prohibited in Russia. The law, signed by President Putin, was passed by Russia’s parliament last week and will come into force on 1 November. A second law to ban anonymous use of online […]

‘Apple’s Silence in China Sets a Dangerous Precedent’

July 31st, 2017

Dangerous precedent? I think it’s more of a dangerous precedent du jour. Apple blocks apps for the Chinese regime. Yes, that’s bad. But Cisco built China’s god damned Great Firewall in the first place! In mentioning Apple’s, “Dangerous Precedent,” this New York Times article doesn’t mention Cisco at all. I’m definitely not defending Apple—their manufacturing […]

Facebook Lobbies to Prevent State Limits on Facial Recognition

July 31st, 2017

Via: The Center for Public Integrity: When Chicago resident Carlo Licata joined Facebook in 2009, he did what the 390 million other users of the world’s largest social network had already done: He posted photos of himself and friends, tagging the images with names. But what Licata, now 34, didn’t know was that every time […]

World’s Richest Person Escapes Scrutiny From His Own Paper—and Its Rivals

July 29th, 2017

Disclosure: Cryptogon has affiliate relationships with Amazon. — And if Amazon kills my Amazon U.S. affiliate account (like it did with Amazon Germany and Amazon France), Cryptogon is finished. It’s funny/sad that it has come down to this. Who knew Bezos would become a CIA contractor and a major peddler of fake news!? Not only […]

How Governments, Food Companies, Big Pharma, Media and Healthcare Operators Keep Us Fat and Sick

July 27th, 2017

If you thought the Military Industrial Complex was something… Via: The Drs. Wolfson: These numbers clearly reveal a U.S. economy totally dependent on the healthcare system. Were the need for healthcare to cease, or be reduced dramatically, the U.S. economy would be in crisis of unprecedented proportions. So, what has the government been doing to […]

UK Unemployment So Low It’s in Danger of Exposing the Lie Used to Create the Numbers

July 25th, 2017

Via: Business Insider: So what’s going on? Why does Britain have no wage inflation, if the labour market is so tight? The answer is that unemployment is not really that low. In reality, about 21.5% of British workers are either officially unemployed, inactive, or employed part time even though they really want full-time work.

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