Articles by Breshvic

I have never been a football fan. In addition to my adolescent frustration at having The Simpsons and X-Files pre-empted by a group of grown men lunging at each other in formations I had no frame of reference for or interest in




It seems like each day we hear about another problem for Uber. Over the past year, Uber has faced numerous regulatory issues and consistent bad publicity. Issues such as spying on journalists,…





This week the Senate released nearly 500 pages of previously classified about CIA detention and interrogation. This report shows us new details about the C.I.A.’s torture techniques. Not surprisingly, the interrogation techniques…


Since Obama has taken office, the use of drones in warfare has continued to increase. With that, we have also seen a tremendous rise in innocent civilians killed and some extremely disturbing…


via Wikileaks Spy Files: In early September 2014 WikiLeaks released its last batch of leaked Spy Files –  which it had started releasing in 2011. To mark this anniversary, data journalist Alice Corona…


One of my favorite things to collect are old propaganda posters. There’s something both chilling and comforting in the way that the systems of power have so crassly and transparently strived to…



No word yet on whether the NFL will consider airing the “Proud to Be” spot, (which had been produced and put online in time for Super Bowl XLVIII), but it will play during the NBA finals, as it was deemed…


Student debt activist Kyle McCarthy details some of the latest news  and personal stories in the ongoing battle against usurious corporations like Sallie Mae. via Kyle McCarthy at Armchair Advocates: For many…


No, he wasn’t in an underground bunker, and he wasn’t abducted! Without much fanfare, the godfather of paranormal late night talk radio has returned to the airwaves. This time, beaming from an…


I love outsider art and creative détournement, and so when something as innovative and unsettling as ‘data-moshing‘ and ‘glitch art‘ grew, I took notice. It may have been the inevitable combination of…


As both gun nuts and control nuts violently yell at each other in Washington DC and in the mainstream media, the very-real gradient of rational opinion-holders debate reasonable alternatives. Bans notwithstanding, as low as…


I’m overburdened with media! I’ve a pile of books to read, news to collate, new music to parse and podcasts to digest. My Netflix queue overfloweth. And if I ever get time to…



I can’t decide which part of this story is more interesting, that the most popular file in the FBI’s Vault is a short memo referencing flying saucers, or that the FBI thinks…




Ohio man Michael Blevins, 62, has been arrested and charged for harming a robot. Is this the next logical news item we should expect to see in a world with cybernetic hate crime? Via…