Author Archives: wrenchinthegears

In Our Freedom Struggle We Must Honor The Ancestors And Heal The Wounds Of Empire

This speech was prepared for the #WeWillAllBeThere Worldwide Demonstration in New York City Join us at 1pm, Foley Square, Saturday May 15, 2021 We gather today to exercise our rights as free beings to learn together, to lift one another up, and to strengthen connections that will carry us through the turbulent days ahead. Take […]

From Pleasure Gardens and Pontoon Bridges to Nano-Tech and Army Drones: Revocation of Consent at Pennovation

This seventeen-minute video features the Dandelion Manifest I did yesterday at the University of Pennsylvania’s tech accelerator campus in the Gray’s Ferry neighborhood of Philadelphia. Pennovation was developed on the site of the former DuPont Marshall Labs, where research into paints and chemical coatings was carried out through the second half of the 20th century. […]

Revocation of Consent – Project Home and Pay For Success Housing in Philadelphia

Last Thursday evening I joined my friend Jennifer Bennetch for an informational picket and revocation of consent outside the offices of Project Home on Fairmount Avenue in Philadelphia. This forty-minute clip includes my revocation of consent on site followed by a twenty-minute discussion providing context with slides. Jenn’s astute, on-the-ground analysis of what is happening […]

Compulsory Dyslexia Screening: A Trojan Horse To Advance Data Collection For Predatory Pay For Success Deals in Pre-K and Early Literacy

I put together a presentation to warn California educators, parents, and elected officials about Boston Consulting Group’s ties to compulsory dyslexia screening legislation. See the consulting firm’s July 2020 white paper, The Economic Impact of Dyslexia in California. This is the cost-offset analysis that will be used to justify future data extraction schemes. BCG was […]

A Dandelion Manifesto: A Call For A Summer of Healing And Mending

Whereas human beings on this planet have experienced a year of collective trauma; Whereas our understanding of the nature of this trauma varies widely; Whereas the elite have sought to pit us against one another as they consolidate power; Whereas people are rightly confused, fearful, and anxious; We therefore propose a summer of healing and […]

Twitter Thread Questioning Blockchain, The Spatial Web, and Digital Health

While more people are starting to talk about geo-fencing and medical passports, not enough grasp how blockchain identity and digital currency will interface with social impact investing to create an augmented reality prison-planet structure to profit the global elite. Their transhumanist “game” intends to harvest natural life forces as data in a misguided quest to […]

We stand for the children, the natural world, the not yet born-Union Square Park 3/20/21

This is the transcript of the speech I gave as part of the Worldwide Freedom Rally in New York City held at Union Square Park on March 20, 2021. It was wonderful to see so many of you and to hug you. What an incredible weekend. Spring is on the doorstep. Each day the sun […]

Conversations with Shai Dan On on Israel’s “Green Pass,” Bio-Tech, and Impact Investing

People are growing increasingly concerned about the roll out of medical status “pass” systems around the world. Those who follow my work understand the broader intent behind coerced adoption of biometric digital identities is to link individuals and communities to smart sensor networks, digital currency, and impact investing – human capital futures markets in measurable […]

Gaming Our Lives: Pay For Success Finance

Guns & Butter investigates the relationships among capitalism, militarism and politics. Maintaining a radical perspective in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks, Bonnie Faulkner reports on who wins and who loses when the economic resources of civil society are diverted toward global corporatization, war, and the furtherance of a national security state. I was a […]