Posts Tagged ‘Infrastructure’

Russian comment on attack against oil infrastructure facilities in Saudi Arabia

According to media reports, a large-scale drone attack was launched in the early hours of September 14 against oil refineries of the Saudi Arabian Oil Company Saudi Aramco near the cities of Abqaiq and Khurais in the eastern part of the Kingdom. The Houthi Ansar Allah movement, now fighting against forces loyal to President Abdrabbuh […]

The man who helped build Israel’s legal infrastructure of oppression

Aharon Barak says he is concerned about Israeli democracy, but he bears responsibility for no small part of where the country is today. By Hagai El-Ad Former President of Israel’s Supreme Court Aharon Barak. (פרס א.מ.ת/CC BY-SA 3.0) Former Chief Justice Aharon Barak is completely at peace with his ruling on targeted assassinations. […]

Direct Action Shuts Down Coal Infrastructure In Germany

Direct Action Shuts Down Coal Infrastructure In Germany Above Photo: From Viersen, Germany – Unicorn Riot is on scene of the Ende Gelände action camp. This is the fifth year climate activists have gathered to block German coal infrastructure around mines owned by energy giant RWE in the Rhineland region. WATCH: Thousands of #EndeGelaende #ClimateJustice activists […]

Solar flare, aging infrastructure or Russia: Who gets blamed when the US has a massive power outage?

Imagine the following scenario. You are home alone on a Friday evening, relaxing with your favorite TV series when suddenly the lights go out. Using the wall as your guide, you struggle to the kitchen to find some candles. On the way, you glance out the window. A mild panic takes hold as your brain […]

Australia is developing ‘smart city’ infrastructure

Australia’s road to digital ‘smart cities’. Photo: UIO Driven by advancing technologies and infrastructure, smart cities have progressed passed a future concept and are now becoming a reality, with the Australian government currently initiating a new plan to “transform our cities and regional locations”. The ‘Smart Cities Plan’ will include new mechanisms to monitor and […]

U.S. Silently Passes And Signs Bill To Create New Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency

By Aaron Kesel A bill silently passed through Congress and to U.S. President Donald Trump’s desk that was signed right before Thanksgiving last week, which would re-designate the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) into a new agency called the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA.) A statement from President Trump was […]

Trump Signs Bill to Further Protect Critical Infrastructure, Including Pandemic Delivery System

November 17, 2018 Op-Ed by Janet Phelan It’s a sad day when protection equals assault, and when events such as the President signing H.R. 3359, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Act of 2017, is heralded as protecting the nation when in fact this legislation further protects a system which will devastate the nation. It […]

Big Brother Microsoft threatening to revoke cloud computing infrastructure from in latest escalation of insane censorship

(Natural News) A social media alternative to Twitter that describes itself as being “dedicated to preserving individual liberty, the freedom of speech, and the free flow of information on the internet” has been served notice by tech giant Microsoft that it must remove content that the multinational corporation finds “offensive,” or else […]

Trump’s “Infrastructure” Plan: Pump Up the Pentagon

Other than shouting about building a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, one of Donald Trump’s most frequently proclaimed promises on the 2016 campaign trail was the launching of a half-trillion-dollar plan to repair America’s crumbling infrastructure (employing large numbers of workers in the process). Eighteen months into his administration, no credible proposal for anything near that scale […]

South Africa: Another Shopping Mall Burned by Black Mob as Infrastructure Continues to Collapse

Yet another South African shopping mall—this time in the Limpopo Province—has been pointlessly burned to the ground by a rampaging black mob “protesting” against unemployment and the collapsing infrastructure in that country. “Many foreign shopkeepers packed up shop early on Sunday out of fear of being attacked.” By this is meant Indian and Chinese shopkeepers, […]

How Congress Can Modernize U.S. Infrastructure Without Spending a Penny

How Congress Can Modernize U.S. Infrastructure Without Spending a Penny By Campaign For Liberty The rise of’e-commerce has increased demand for timely and efficient shipping methods at a time when our nations infrastructure is more crowded than ever. Unfortunately, an outdated 1982 regulation is hindering the development of new, more efficient ways to meet the […]

In new age of cyberwarfare, ‘ungoverned’ internet poses new threats to infrastructure, national security

The city of Atlanta was under attack. Not by terrorists with guns or knives or vehicles as weapons — but instead by hackers who in March disabled the city’s public services with ransomware. The cyber offensive left Atlantans unable to pay bills online, and visitors to the world’s busiest airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, unable […]

Insider: Internet is Infrastructure for the Police State

In 2017 you published an article named:  The Internet is Infrastructure for the State PoliceAfter a little delay, I would like to make a small contribution. The Internet is a military weapon set up with the modification of the Internet access code in 1991, until 1996. When the user connects, he operates a connection that is […]

Watching The Hawks – From Veteran Affairs To Infrastructure Woes w/ Brig. Gen. Tony Tata (Ret.)

Watching The Hawks – From Veteran Affairs To Infrastructure Woes w/ Brig. Gen. Tony Tata (Ret.) Watching The How does a soldier acclimate to life outside the military? U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Tony Tata (Ret.) talks veteran affairs and fixing the problems with U.S. infrastructure. LIKE Watching the Hawks @ WATCHING THE HAWKS […]

China’s State Bank Explains Why Their Infrastructure Grows And US Crumbles

China’s State Bank Explains Why Their Infrastructure Grows And US Crumbles Above Photo: A highway interchange in Yanan, China. (David Leo Veksler / CC BY-SA 2.0) “One Belt, One Road,” China’s $1 trillion infrastructure initiative, is a massive undertaking involving highways, pipelines, transmission lines, ports, power stations, fiber optics and railroads connecting China to Central Asia, Europe and Africa. […]

Trump Infrastructure Plan and Inequality: A Culture’s Road Ahead

INDIANAPOLIS – The morning commute in this landlocked Midwestern city is an obstacle course of potholes, buckled pavement, and shards of fugitive cement. Like infantrymen navigating a minefield, motorists swerve and stop, and zig and zag in rush hour traffic to avoid the peril from below. Drive east on Kessler Boulevard, however, and just past […]

Corporations Profiting From Water Infrastructure Crisis

Nestlé and others are profiting from the U.S. water infrastructure crisis — here’s how: We’re paying nearly 2,000 times more than we need to — for water. We’ve known for a long time that bottled water is bad news: plastic bottle waste is a prevalent pollutant, microplastics are starting to find their way into our food chain, and companies […]

Watching The Hawks – Infrastructure: Public Service, Private Profits

Watching The Hawks – Infrastructure: Public Service, Private Profits Watching The As President Trump tries to deliver on a key campaign promise with the rollout of an infrastructure plan, is it really as good as was promised? Former CFTC Commissioner Bart Chilton joins the show to discuss the unadvertised pitfalls of the plan and […]

Leaked Trump Infrastructure Plan: Blueprint For Corporate Subsidies

Leaked Trump Infrastructure Plan: Blueprint For Corporate Subsidies Above Photo: Kristian Johansson/ Flickr The Trump administration’s plans to rebuild infrastructure in the United States have been leaked, and it appears to be as bad as feared. At least three-quarters of intended funding will go toward corporate subsidies, not actual projects. It is possible that no funding […]

US Has Deadly Accidents And Crumbling Infrastructure

US Has Deadly Accidents And Crumbling Infrastructure Above Photo: Emegency crews work at the scene of a Amtrak train derailment on December 18, 2017, in DuPont, Washington. (Photo: Stephen Brashear / Getty Images) Japan’s high-speed bullet train system carries 1 million riders every day and has a remarkable safety record, at least compared to passenger trains in the United […]

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