The effort, code-named "Project Nightingale," appears to be the largest successful effort by tech giants - including Amazon, Apple and Microsoft - to gain access to personal health data in order to make inroads in the healthcare industry.
The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) expects to have face, fingerprint, and iris scans of at least 259 million people in its biometrics database by 2022. Is there any way to escape the mass surveillance and tracking that George Orwell warned us all about in his iconic book, 1984?
Bolivia coup led by Christian fascist paramilitary leader and multi-millionaire – with foreign support | The Grayzone
Virtually unknown outside his country, where he had never won a democratic election, Camacho stepped into the void. He is a rich and powerful multi-millionaire named in the Panama Papers, and an ultra-conservative Christian fundamentalist groomed by a fascist paramilitary notorious for its racist violence, with a base in Bolivia’s wealthy separatist region of Santa Cruz.
Camacho also hails from a family of corporate elites who have long profited from Bolivia’s plentiful natural gas reserves. And his family lost part of its wealth when Morales nationalized the nation’s resources, in order to fund his vast social programs — which cut poverty by 42 percent and extreme poverty by 60 percent.
Empire Files LIVE with Abby Martin & Mike Prysner on Bolivia, Gaza and more
It has been a week of appalling abuses committed by Israeli soldiers in the West Bank – little different from the other 2,670 weeks endured by Palestinians since the occupation began in 1967.
The difference this past week was that several entirely unexceptional human rights violations that had been caught on film went viral on social media.
Don’t stop retrievin’: Russian construction workers save dog from frozen lake with excavator bucket (VIDEO) — RT Russia News
A crew of construction workers went above and beyond the call of duty Monday after they heard the desperate yelps of a miserly mutt who had fallen through the ice on a frozen lake, and quite literally swung into action.