The political relevance of Privacy Rights is not exclusive to one country or one continent. These rights are essential for combating violent forms of control practiced by States everywhere, which aim only to benefit a hegemony rather then the people as a whole. Europe and the Americas are connected in ways that transcend the virtual world, but these connections have undeniably been exacerbated in this ever-changing technological landscape.
"The game is getting serious now and the days of blind optimism are over."
On the delusions of American exceptionalism. (From William Hawes)
Exploring the culture of fear as a tool for establishing State Power. (From Mirna Wabi-Sabi)
The “we can stop this from happening” part of the story is over. It’s already happened.
An essay on militarization by Isaac Bonewits, the founder of Ár nDraíocht Féin, with deep relevance today.