June 26, 1975 is remembered as a black day for Indian democracy. On this day, 36 years back, the then Prime Minister of India, Indira Gandhi, declared a state of national emergency, thereby granting her extraordinary powers to rule by decree; which was promptly followed by launching a massive crackdown on civil liberties and on all political opposition. 187 more words
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Enshrining the state of emergency in the French constitution…. when 441 out of the 570 MPs of the Assemblée Nationale (the lower house of the French Parliament) abstain from such a project, indeed will be a shame. 120 more words
We need to declare a national state of emergency for the systematic poisoning of our children, as President Obama has just done for the suffering families of Flint, Michigan. 428 more words
As communications become increasingly important to online life, and political expression, Homeland Security and law enforcement wield powerful new tools to regulate the signal and control the masses, particularly during crises. 712 more words
Modi became the object of mockery on social media after his press office released a doctored photo of him inspecting flood damage. For both him and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa Jayaram, the image of strong leadership created by their publicity machines was undermined. 724 more words
Classic Terrorism or False Flag?
Civilians again pay the ultimate price!
The French President has declared a national state of emergency in France and closed the country’s borders after gunmen massacred more than 150 people and left many more injured in 7 coordinated attacks. 131 more words