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Live from Bethlehem: The Goldman Sachs 2013 Christmas Story

Live from Bethlehem: The Goldman Sachs 2013 Christmas Story

12.23.2013
Wait. Mary and Joseph have picked up baby Jesus and are stepping over the piles of presents. They are leaving the spotlights and the...

The Christmas Ghost of Presidential Legacies Past

12.23.2013
"Who are you?" "Why Barack, I'm the Christmas Ghost of Presidential Legacies Past. I visit second-term presidents to help them map out...

Is MoveOn Less Progressive Than the New York Times Editorial Board?

12.23.2013
The New York Times is hardly a progressive newspaper -- but when it comes to the surveillance state and ongoing militarism of the Obama...
Family Of Innocent U.S. Drone Victims Compensated With 101 Kalashnikovs

Family Of Innocent U.S. Drone Victims Compensated With 101 Kalashnikovs

12.21.2013
A little more than a week after a U.S. drone strike killed innocent civilians from a wedding convoy in Yemen, more eyebrow-raising details...
Drone Strike On Wedding Procession Tests Claims Of New Policy

Drone Strike On Wedding Procession Tests Claims Of New Policy

12.20.2013
WASHINGTON — In some respects, the drone strike in Yemen last week resembled so many others from recent years: A hail of missiles slammed...

'Bride and Boom!'

12.20.2013
You have to imagine that line in giant letters with a monstrous exclamation point covering most of the bottom third of the front page of...

A Christmas To-Do List for a Better World

12.19.2013
As Charles Dickens reminds us in A Christmas Carol, it's never too late to make things right in the world and try to be better people and,...
FedEx Finds Delivery Drones 'Almost Amusing'

FedEx Finds Delivery Drones 'Almost Amusing'

By JOSHUA FREED  12.19.2013
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The CEO of FedEx doesn't see drones taking over the package delivery business anytime soon. Fred Smith...

Reagan's Dream Revisited: Are Drone Wars the New Star Wars?

12.18.2013
Hopefully, in 30 years we'll be mocking Obama's drone dream in the same way we now mock Star Wars. But at the present we're at a critical...
WATCH: Mistletoe Drones Are Weirdly Romantic

WATCH: Mistletoe Drones Are Weirdly Romantic

Lydia O'Connor  12.18.2013
Nothing quite brings the romance of the holidays alive like a drone -- seriously. This mistletoe-wielding robot hovering above unsuspecting...

Drones in Yemen, Hunger Games in America, and Corporate Espionage

12.17.2013
We hear the haunting yet absurd steps taken by the NSA to monitor citizens. Unfortunately for activists, revolutionaries, and other agents...

Jeff Bezos, Drones and Megalomania

12.16.2013
It's okay, Jeff. You can let us grow up. We can all mourn our lost childhood together. We don't need the drones to make us feel better....

Autonomous Drones and the Ethics of Future Warfare

12.15.2013
In an environment where most individuals are not combatants (think: Baghdad or Kabul), autonomous weapons inability to assess individual...

Amazon Drones: Orwellian Mayhem?

12.15.2013
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos unveiled his grand vision for drone attacks on our porches and personal spaces. From a warehouse to your front door,...