We are calling for a public review into the actions of Canadian officials in illegally transferring him into the United States, where—despite being cleared after two months of any connection to terrorism…


Alan Harrington’s The Immortalist (1969) was a watershed book for cryonics and life extension advocates. In this 1997 article for the Tucson Weekly newspaper, Harrington’s friends present memories and tributes to the…


In this episode of The G-Spot, Joseph Matheny and Marijana Wotton take you to a premier party and movie premier at the Los Angeles Film Festival. No, not some craptastic, over budgeted,…


…The three greatest threats to the Constitution are the Executive, the Legislative, and Judicial Branches. All of the things that We the People have worked for, fought for, and died for, are…


Seed Magazine‘s summer picks range from the backroom politics of climate change and meditations on Gaia’s resurgence after humanicide to new research on rapid decision-making and the beauty of symmetry. GO TO…


‘I’d like to see new media tacticians think more about sustainable income models for everyone rather than focus primarily on the livelihoods of creatives or high-skill knowledge workers.’ (Network Cultures article). GO…



‘Last week I spent a whole week fasting, on a Jiva retreat in France. I should probably call it cleansing because not eating for a week is one means to the whole…


In the 1980s it was Satanic Ritual Abuse. In the 2000s the latest bugbear to scare parents is the emo subculture: hardcore angst portrayed as youth suicide and pessimistic despair. CBS 46…


Transnational corporations are establishing corporate and financial relationships with a new university elite: professors that headhunt for academic stars who could be the next generation of managers. These new relationships are reshaping…


The frontline is now televised everywhere: black market services in Internet connections, satellite phones and cable television are booming in Cuba. Christian Science Monitor journalist Eloise Quintanilla interviews Cubans to understand the…


‘An intelligence briefing of the House Armed Services yesterday revealed al Qaeda resurgent, and Pakistan’s Musharraf facing a "Shah of Iran situation." Translation: Duck.’ GO TO FULL STORY


‘Today, music distribution venues include the Internet, television ads, video games, and even Starbucks. Guests discuss how musicians are marketing their music, and where consumers are discovering new tunes.’ (NPR article). GO…


Village Voice journalist Nat Hentoff blames University of California professor John Hoo for the antiterror strategies that led to Abu Ghraib, renditions, ‘waterboarding’ and other interrogation. Hentoff narrates a blistering exchange between…


‘Scientists are struggling to stay relevant and convey important information in today’s oversaturated, 24-hour media landscape.’ (Utne article). GO TO FULL STORY



After being denied entry to a event despite buying a ticket, Iraq War Veteran Josh Lansdale approaches Congressman Mark Kirk and asks him to explain his position on the Iraq War. It…



’60 years ago a pilot saw something he couldn’t explain and the term "flying saucer" was born. Then, just a few weeks later, something unidentified crashed in a place called Roswell. But…


‘China, like Great Britain in the 19th century, has become an industrialist’s playground. In the UK that led to marches and strikes and the beginnings of the labor movement. But in China,…


‘A recent AP article was headlined "7 Million Americans in arms of the Law". Marc Mauer of the Sentencing Project was quoted: "Misguided policies that create harsher sentences for nonviolent drug offenses…