Kit Perez

Counterintelligence, Privacy, and Tech

Kit Perez is the co-author of Basics of Resistance: The Practical Freedomista, Book I, a primer on resistance methods. She’s also a counterintelligence and statement analyst, as well as a longtime political writer on national security, intelligence and privacy/tech topics. She holds a BA in Counterintelligence, a Masters in Intelligence Studies, and specializes in deception detection, HUMINT, and digital surveillance issues. She has written two academic papers on an original concept called MXINT, a hybrid form of intelligence that merges aircraft system data with ‘soft’ data gained from personal interaction with airlines; MXINT predicts when and what maintenance issues can be expected on a commercial aircraft. An advanced form of MXINT is in development and use today.

After nearly a decade in Seattle, Kit packed up and walked away from her corporate life, choosing instead to move to the American Redoubt. Living in the mountains of western Montana, Kit and her gunsmith husband have a small homestead, where they raise a variety of farm animals, grow their own food, and work toward total sustainability.

Kit composes for piano and violin in her spare time.

The Basics of Controlled Opposition

Controlled opposition is a pretty wide topic, and one that can't truly be covered in one quick article. At its core, it deals with the concept of someone who is actually part of the very thing he claims to be protesting against. There are a myriad of ways to do this,...

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Regime Speak and Narrative Control Terms

One of the most critical parts of controlling a populace is controlling their information; ensuring that you control everything they see, hear and read. I’m sure you can think of several countries’ governments doing this, through blocking large portions of the internet or even criminalizing thoughts and writings that go outside of the allowed regime-speak.

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How to Do a Critical Information Analysis, Part 4

It’s not enough to know what your critical information is, or who wants it. It’s not even enough to look at how they could get it; although all of those are important parts of the process, they’re not complete. There are two more steps to go, and the next one answers the question “What is the risk of them getting the information?”

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Goat Math: Becoming Dairy Sustainable

For many of us, “milk” means “cow milk” by default, and the idea of drinking goat milk sounds a bit…third world-ish. The truth, however, is that we were all wrong. Setting up to produce a bit of goat milk on your homestead is one of the best decisions you’ll make.

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Honor in Agitation and Defiance

Sometimes the dirty tricks we need to be able to engage in as part of activism and resistance violate other principles that we hold dear. There is a middle ground, and there is a way to have your activist cake and eat it too. It requires understanding yourself at your core, and being brutally honest about what’s in there.

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