Biosecurity Surveillance Regime: Visual Edition
It's not just coming; it's already here. Often a picture or video clip is worth a thousand words, so take a look...
I recently posted a piece “On the Rise of Our Technocratic Biosecurity Surveillance Regime” with a follow up post illustrating the features of this regime in the context of the country’s second-largest employer. There I made the claim that the biosecurity surveillance regime is not just a prediction about what is coming or an attempt to prophetically conjecture about the future. While the full manifestation of this regime is not yet here, many of its central features are already with us. In this post, I provide just a few examples in video clips and photos, since a picture (or a motion picture) is often worth a thousand (or a million) words.
Australia has set up quarantine camps where Covid positive individuals are forcibly taken, even if they are entirely asymptomatic, as is often the case with young, healthy individuals. Here’s a look inside. Biosecurity Surveillance Regime, Australian Edition:
In Sweden, you can get a chip implanted in your hand to carry your vaccine passport and other personal data. As of now, those doing so are voluntarily buying into the technology, apparently for the sake of convenience. What happens, though, when the checkpoints switch to only accepting digital forms of the vaccine passport? I wish this video had subtitles, but you still get the gist from watching. Biosecurity Surveillance Regime, Swedish Edition:
No additional comment necessary on this next one. Biosecurity Surveillance Regime, German Edition:
If all this seems a bit bleak and depressing, keep in mind that significant resistance to this regime is growing around the world. People are starting to wake up and push back. I’ll highlights some of these positive developments in my next post, so stay tuned.
Professional update: The University of California has notified me of their intent to terminate my employment in two weeks for noncompliance with their vaccine mandate.
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