#OtD 1 Aug 1834 slavery in the British Caribbean officially ended, and the 800,000 enslaved were "freed". Govt compensated former owners, at taxpayers' expense, paying them £20 million, and the enslaved were forced to work for free for four more years.
Drone Whistleblower Daniel Hale Is a Truth-Teller in a Time of Systemic Deceit and Lethal Secrecy.
The Bill theme tune except playing on a loop for the next 5000 years.
We need more protection from government surveillance — not less
Drone Whistleblower Daniel Hale Sentenced to 45 Months in Prison 'For Exposing US War Crimes' https://www.commondreams.org/news/2021/07/27/drone-whistleblower-daniel-hale-sentenced-45-months-prison-exposing-us-war-crimes
"The outcome is a proliferation of emotions, a radicalization of those emotions, and a fragmented society. This is way more dangerous for the idea of democracy founded on the notion of informed participation." https://www.technologyreview.com/2016/11/29/155271/social-media-is-killing-discourse-because-its-too-much-like-tv/
RIP Dusty Hill
Dusty Hill: ZZ Top founding bassist dies aged 72 - BBC News
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