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The Government just passed the most extreme surveillance law in history – say goodbye to your privacy

This week a law was passed that silently rips privacy from the modern world. It’s called the Investigatory Powers Act. Under the guise of counter-terrorism, the British state has achieved totalitarian-style surveillance powers – the most intrusive system of any democracy in history. It now has the ability to indiscriminately hack, intercept, record, and monitor the communications and internet use of the entire population.

goddess-bound said: Hi, i don't know if this is too early for you, but is there any record of free black people in Roman times, specifically pre-empire? My father was saying that it was "very...

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from The Independent

The Government just passed the most extreme surveillance law in history – say goodbye to your privacy

This week a law was passed that silently rips privacy from the modern world. It’s called the Investigatory Powers Act. Under the guise of counter-terrorism, the British state has achieved totalitarian-style surveillance powers – the most intrusive system of any democracy in history. It now has the ability to indiscriminately hack, intercept, record, and monitor the communications and internet use of the entire population.

rcast || Impact of WWII on Britain...This source shows children during the war who are scared by the Blitz. This is a propaganda poster persuading mothers to send their children on the train to the countryside where they can be safe, away from the German bombing in the cities and towns. This is accurate because i know that mainly children were evacuated to the safer country and London was bombed heavily during the Blitz. . Also, some children went to Canada, India, USA and…

The Egyptians: A Radical Story - From award-winning journalist Jack Shenker, The Egyptians is the essential book about Egypt and radical politics. In early 2011, Cairo's Tahrir Square briefly commanded the attention of the world. Half a decade later, the international media has largely moved on from Egypt's explosive cycles of revolution and counter-revolution - but the Arab World's most populous nation remains as volatile as ever, its turmoil intimately bound up with forms of authoritarian

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