The propaganda always dresses social engineering projects aimed at enhancing the powers of the state to manipulate and control in friendly terms that seem to promise benefits to our security rather than threats to our freedom. Take the phrase "Smart Cities."
How wonderful it will be, the authorities tell us, to live in smart cities where the streets and buildings are intelligent and will protect us from danger and from risk. We will live within the loving embrace of technology. The reality will not be like that of course ...
Activist Post have been looking at what Smart Cities are really all about.