Just what kind of intelligence are the British and Americans trying to intercept through their base on Ascension? In light of recent revelations, it seems highly likely that both are interested in oil espionage in the South Atlantic.
If you want to take your mind off local politics -- which I do for a day or two -- this might be a good film to see.
The sexual exploitation of children and youth is one of the most destructive atrocities in the world and one of the worst human rights violations. Programs like this CAN make a difference. This is more than a social responsibility, it's a debt to the next generation.
While it may well be important to have the top 100 influencers on any particular topic following you on Twitter or Facebook, it is not essential. You can make up for it by attracting, retaining, and activating everyone else.
IPCC: Global Warming Will Create a More Violent, Sicker, Poorer Future says the reputable Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change in a new study, re...
The national security state should no longer be able to get away with exploiting public fears about monsters from abroad to justify repression at home. There is no "balance" to be struck between liberty and security when the security justification is so obviously counterfeit.
Record-Breaking Fossil Fueled Smog Cripples Large Chinese City reports Katie Valentine at Climate Progress. Soaring pollution levels, 3 times the desi...
Does American based media and technology better serve to facilitate opportunities for U.S. surveillance/spying or to further our American values, influence and business?
Empowering the urban poor to pull themselves out of poverty is a sustainable, respectful, and effective way to encourage development. The following examples show how modern technology and traditional education methods are having a significant impact in the slums of Rio de Janeiro, Mumbai, Jakarta, and Mexico City.
While foreign governments may be wagging their finger at the United States for their navigation of private information beyond sovereign borders, many American companies, particularly in the technology sector, may end up paying the price for our own sovereign's transgressions.
The time for widespread digital innovation in Latin America is now. This paradigm shift -- fueled by an increase in economic growth, accessibility to technology and round-the-clock information -- is changing the game for Latin America.
Informal and marginalized urban communities, no matter how vibrant and well established, inhabit a "no man's land" on the periphery of laws and institutions -- fighting for recognition and for protection.
Leandro Weissmann pulled into the driveway of the Royal Tulip hotel one minute after 2:00 p.m. on Monday afternoon, and instantly apologized in a deep, gravelly voice for arriving late.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is staking out a leadership role for Brazil on the contentious issue of Internet governance. She has prioritized certain legislation amid revelations of widespread electronic espionage by the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA).
As international soccer/football fans know, the 2013 Confederations Cup had been anticipated as a full dress rehearsal for next year's World Cup. What lessons were learned this past June and what did Brazil's international visitors take away that will help others have an easier time next summer?