he New York Times recently ran a big front-page piece, taking up more than a full page, seeking to explain the recent developments in Syria.
What are the psychological differences between women and men? What causes these differences, and are they shrinking over time? The dominant view – held by most scholars and policymakers – is that…
One of the most widely used forms of information suppression is legal and online. It’s known as negative SEO and companies use it to bury negative publicity.
Times are rough in China. Over the weekend rival Chinese construction companies battled it out in a full metal deathmatch.
According to a document obtained by journalist Lee Fang, In-Q-Tel is funding companies that monitor, collect, and analyze social media traffic
Like a dystopic nightmare, a couple from Michigan faces not only large fines, but jail time over failing to return two library books — one of which is a classic by Dr. Seuss
Adding to a mounting list of scandals under the family’s belt, the Clintons have now been tied to the Flint water crisis.
In the hours since I first sat down to write this piece, my laptop tells me the National Basketball Association has had to deny that it threatened to cancel its 2017 All-Star…
The most controversial film selected for this year’s Tribeca Film Festival, Vaxxed, will probably get more media attention than any other, which is a shame considering that Vaxxed isn’t actually going to premiere…
Using an “opaque and secretive network” of subsidiaries in tax havens, top American corporations have stashed $1.4 trillion offshore, a new report from Oxfam shows.
The popular ride-sharing app handed over information affecting more than 12 million riders and drivers to a number of U.S. regulators
Twelve million? That’s the number of Americans who believe we are ruled by reptilian alien overlords, per the Guardian: According to a Public Policy Polling survey, around 12 million people in the…
The media, politicians and the public are trying to make sense of what the Panama Papers means for (a lack of) regulation. There is grave concern about fairness, international tax schemes and shell companies.
The civil disobedience campaign known as Democracy Spring is in the midst of an unprecedented mobilization featuring marches, sit-ins, teach-ins, and rallies in the nation’s capital
The space elevator is a proposed method of space transportation that would virtually eliminate the need for the large, expensive rockets that we use today.
New York prisons are increasingly notorious for their corruption, brutality, and incompetence. Last year, two convicted murderers escaped from the Clinton Correctional Facility in upstate New York.
In 2005, an Illinois judge convicted Jennifer Del Prete of first degree murder and sentenced her to a prison term of twenty years. Del Prete, a mother of two who’d been working…
A man in an Anonymous mask, who was sitting peacefully, was harangued by police and arrested. All caught on camera, bystanders recorded the event while a multitude of witnesses yelled out that he did nothing wrong or illegal.
A widely quoted editorial in Vedomosti, signed by Mariya Zheleznova, underlines a fundamental difference between the Russian and the Western perception of the scandal
A middle school student was taken to the hospital after a school police officer brutally body slammed her into the concrete floor, where she landed on her face.
The world watched in admiration last year when over two dozen Icelandic bankers who played a role in causing the 2008 financial crisis were sentenced to prison.
An Indiana state trooper faces a second lawsuit for proselytizing while on the job. Two different women have claimed that the officer pulled them over and began questioning them about their faith.
A Glendale cop just showed the world that cops in America can actually stop a person armed with a knife — without killing them.
In a snippet of an interview set to air on RT’s “Going Underground” Wednesday, the Icelandic investigative journalist-turned-Wikileaks representative criticized the media’s current coverage.
In the first instance of a prominent politician taken down by the 11.5 million documents leaked in the Panama Papers, Iceland Prime Minister Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson resigned on Tuesday