Airport/Airline Security

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Are We Being Driven Like Cattle?
Avery, John Scales
Article
2014
As we stand in line for security checks at airports, we may have the distinct feeling that we are being herded like cattle. The purpose of the charade is not so much to prevent airliners from being sa...
First a Hand on Your Crotch, Next a Boot in Your Face: False Choices and Airport Security
Scott, Michael
Article
2010
Since 9/11, we have given up many of our rights and our government has condoned practices like torture, legalized assassination, kidnapping, indefinite detention without access to council or trial – a...
The National Security State Cops a Feel: Taking Off the Gloves (Then Everything Else)
Englehardt, Tom
Article
2010
It's finally coming into focus, and it’s not even a difficult equation to grasp. It goes like this: take a country in the grips of an expanding national security state and sooner or later your "safety...
TSA's Gestapo Empire: A Greater Threat Than the Terrorists
Roberts, Paul Craig
Article
2010
The U.S. Transportation Security Administration is a far greater threat to the lives and freedom of Americans than the 'terrorists' it claims to be protecting them from.

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Air Canada Pilots Association
The Air Canada Pilots Association is the largest professional pilot group in Canada, representing the more than 3,000 pilots who fly millions of passengers across Canada and around the world for Air Canada and Air Canada rouge.
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (CLC)
The IAM is a trade union representing some 40,000 Canadian workers in air transport and a wide range of manufacturing including aircraft, autoparts, aerospace, autobuses, electronics, light and heavy machinery, tools and appliance...
Wikileaks
Wikileaks has developed an uncensorable Wikipedia for untraceable mass document leaking and analysis. Our primary interest is in exposing oppressive regimes in Asia, the former Soviet bloc, Sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East, ...

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Stakes rising for Israel as rockets reach airport
Temporary air blockade of Israel reveals deeper issues to its citizens
Cook, Jonathan
2014
Israel’s effective loss of its only international airport for a couple of days last week — and the cloud of uncertainty that continues to hang over its operation in the future — has deeply unsettled I...