surveillance

DSEI: A supermarket for state surveillance and border wars

As borders are increasingly militarised and their operation privatised, migration, more than ever before, is also an anti-militarist struggle, write Amy Hall and Sara Woods of Shoal Collective.

The CIA reads French theory: on the intellectual labor of dismantling the cultural Left - Gabriel Rockhill

Notwithstanding its limitations, an interesting historical look at the state's utilisation of academia and the cultural sphere in the struggle to discredit Marxism. First published 28/02/17 in 'The Philosophical Salon' of the 'LA Review of Books'.

1984: George Orwell

Romano de George Orwell pri mondo regas unu partion. Dikaturo de la partio nepre dominas ĉia de penson kaj agon.

We ain't scurred: state harassment won't stop movement against police brutality - Twin Cities GDC

A statement by the Twin Cities General Defense Committee (GDC) of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) about a recent incident of state harassment.

What every radical should know about state repression - Victor Serge

Victor Serge's exposé of the surveillance methods used by the Czarist police reads like a spy thriller.

New evidence shows U.S. government spied on Wobblies, activists

An article by Brendan Maslauskas Dunn about military infiltration of an anti-war group around the Port of Olympia.

Next stop 1984: computers, identification cards and immigration control

Article written for Zerowork issue 3 about new technologies available to states to control migration and the working class.

Cities under siege: the new urban militarism - Stephen Graham

Psychogeographical look at the ever increasing encroachment of militarism and high tech surveillance into urban areas.

1984 - George Orwell

A world with constant surveillance, perpetual war and a militarised police state, George Orwell's most famous novel was a warning against totalitarian governments, all the more relevant now then when it was written.

Freedom of your information

Photo by Marc Vallée/marcvallee.co.uk) (c) Marc Vallée, 2008. All rights reserve

If you are in any doubt as to the extent of the state’s control freakery and paranoia, then you need not be any longer.