New York Cop Exposes Tapes of Fellow Officers Admitting to Framing, Beating Innocent Residents

Elias Marat, The Mind Unleashed Waking Times Hours of secret recordings have blown the lid off of widespread corruption and brutality within the ranks of a New York police agency, exposing crimes ranging from the framing and beating of residents to officers collaborating with drug dealers, among other shocking acts of severe misconduct. Gothamist/WNYC revealed Wednesday that it has obtained the recordings that expose a culture of impunity and lawlessness within law enforcement ranks in Mount Vernon, a troubled majority-Black city in Westchester that lies just north of the New York City borough…

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Snowden: Governments Using Pandemic to Build “Architecture of Oppression” Surveillance

John Vibes, The Mind Unleashed Waking Times In addition to quarantines and lockdowns, some governments like those in China, Taiwan, and South Korea have been using a surveillance strategy called “contact tracing” to reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus. While each country’s contract tracing program has slight variations, all of them are essentially cell phone apps that keep a running record of the user’s heath and the health records of all the people they come into contact with. If a cell phone comes in close contact with someone who might…

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