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A Scared Nu World: Here’s What We Know About The COVID “Omicron” Strain

Summarizing of our post from last might (which we urge everyone to read) for those who are just now waking up to the global chaos resulting from the B.1.1.529 variant, which today got the Greek letter designation Omicron…Omicron sounds like the name of an 80s movie’s evil Robot King.
— Edward Snowden (@Snowden) November 26, 2021… skipping the widely expected letter Nu (and certainly the one following it, Xi), here is what we know, courtesy of Newsquawk, Credit Suisse and Citi.BackgroundRegarded as the most heavily mutated variant of the Coronavirus, thus far, as it has 32 mutations…

Deflationary Fed-Controlled CBDC Will Cause ‘Annihilation’ of Savings

BeInCrypto –Edward Snowden recently took to Twitter to weigh in on the hypothetical central bank digital currency (CBDC) issued by the US Federal Reserve Bank (Fed). In the tweet, Snowden commented on and gave criticisms against CBDCs.Edward Snowden’s (@Snowden) original post was a link to an article that he published about CBDCs on Oct 9, 2021. In this post, Snowden delivers a comprehensive description of his position and arguments on the state of CBDCs and how they might be implemented…

Edward Snowden Says CBDC a ‘Cryptofascist Currency’ Designed to Put Governments at Centre of Every Transaction

Former NSA consultant and whistleblower Edward Snowden has called Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) a “cryptofascist currency” primarily designed to deny people the basic ownership of their money. In a tweet, Snowden said the CBDC will put the State at the centre of every transaction, in disagreement with the founding principles and protocols of the virtual currency. Cryptocurrency was developed as a decentralised currency, free from the control of any single authority. It was…

Canadian lawyer auctioning NFT of previously unpublished Edward Snowden photos

Breadcrumb Trail Links World News Canada While there are lots of posed photos of the famous whistleblower in the public domain, ‘these are more behind-the-scenes, real pictures, real situations’ Author of the article: Tom Blackwell Article content The Canadian lawyer who helped Edward Snowden evade capture in Hong Kong is using a very modern method to raise money for refugee clients who hid the whistleblower — including one who appears in growing danger. Rob Tibbo is…

Why Edward Snowden Called GovCoins ‘Cryptofascist’ Currencies

Edward Snowden, the former government contractor who blew the whistle on NSA domestic surveillance activities, has spoken out against the creation of a U.S. Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) or govcoin.The Federal Reserve is due to release a discussion paper in the coming weeks or months on whether the U.S. should create its own govcoin. Fed Chair Jerome Powell told a press conference at the end of September the big concern is whether any potential benefits outweigh the risks or…

Acción y Reacción: La Guerra Contra la Privacidad

Snowden era analista de la NSA y quedó impactado por PRISM, que rastrea para ellos CUALQUIER tipo de chat en skype, facebook, correos electrónicos, etc. La mayoría de la población le da igual porque no se es consciente del verdadero alcance de lo que está en juego. Además existe el riesgo de terminar encausado o muerto por un ‘falso positivo’.

El discurso libertario no funciona en el público general, sobre todo en lo económico. A la gente en realidad le da igual la libertad más allá de su día a día. Les han convencido de que su libertad debe empezar y terminar en decir chorradas en las redes sociales, salir de copas, enseñar el culo en una carroza, y poco más. Y el tema financiero requiere de análisis y convicciones.

La gente prefiere la seguridad a la libertad.… Read more...