Category: Homeland Security News

ExtremismInoculating against the Spread of Radical-Islamist and Islamophobic Disinformation Published 22 February 2021 Misinformation, disinformation, and propaganda are core components of radicalization and extremism and apply equally to Islamist radicalization and the generation of Islamophobia. One method of countering disinformation is to inoculate the information consumer. Misinformation, disinformation, and propaganda are core components of radicalization and

2/18/21 Texas power outages Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  Enable IntenseDebate Comments Millions of Texans have gone days without power or heat in subfreezing temperatures brought on by snow and ice storms. Limited regulations on companies that generate power and a history of isolating Texas from federal oversight help explain the crisis, energy and policy experts told The Texas Tribune.

Texas power outagesGov. Greg Abbott Blamed Green Energy for Texas’ Power Woes. But the State Runs on Fossil Fuels. By Bryan Mena Published 18 February 2021 Green energy has been a political punching bag for Texas Republicans like Gov. Greg Abbott throughout the winter storm, but experts and officials agreed that a disruption in energy

2/17/21 Texas power outages Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  Enable IntenseDebate Comments A grandmother slept in her car. Parents who ran out of firewood burned belongings to keep their children warm. A Richardson resident watched the battery level of her partner’s oxygen machine drain away and desperately sought help to have it recharged. As Texas utility operators and

Texas power outagesUPDATES: More People Could Lose Electricity, Heat as Crisis Persists By Erin Douglas, Ross Ramsey Published 17 February 2021 Energy experts, local leaders and residents said energy and state officials failed to properly prepare people for the mass outages coinciding with dangerous weather that’s already led to at least 10 deaths. Texas largely