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5 Years Of Obama Drone Strikes Leave 2,400 Dead

5 Years Of Obama Drone Strikes Leave 2,400 Dead

01.23.2014
Five years ago, on January 23 2009, a CIA drone flattened a house in Pakistan’s tribal regions. It was the third day of Barack Obama’s...
Why the Military Needs to Rebrand Drones

Why the Military Needs to Rebrand Drones

01.17.2014
Despite being popular with the military, drones draw inordinate domestic and international criticism, not just because of what they are...
Only God Forgives: The Professional Democrat and the Rise of Demopublican Dystopia

Only God Forgives: The Professional Democrat and the Rise of Demopublican Dystopia

01.16.2014
The tech rush of the '90s, aided by an everything-is-fair-in-finance attitude generated new wealth. For the first time since the Kennedy...
Yemen Official: U.S. Drone Strikes Creating Terror, Leaving 'Bloody Mess'

Yemen Official: U.S. Drone Strikes Creating Terror, Leaving 'Bloody Mess'

Hooria Mashhour  01.14.2014
December 12 was supposed to be a day of celebration for the al-Ameri family.

Why Snowden's Disclosures of Foreign Surveillance Are Legitimate

01.13.2014
If we live in a country that allows us only the official line about an extremely controversial story that involves torture and death, then...

The Patriotic American

01.10.2014
If you want to be a patriotic American, look at America as it is. Acknowledge the human potential in this country as it exists rather than...

Reasons to Be Cheerful About U.S. Foreign Policy

01.10.2014
Whether it's rising temperatures or the terrible violence in the Central African Republic, there are plenty of reasons to believe that...

The CIA, Amazon, Bezos and the Washington Post: An Exchange with Executive Editor Martin Baron

01. 8.2014
To: Martin Baron, Executive Editor, and Kevin Merida, Managing Editor, The Washington Post Dear Mr. Baron and Mr. Merida: On behalf...
Phantom Drone Captures Beautiful Images Of Medieval French Castles, Monuments

Phantom Drone Captures Beautiful Images Of Medieval French Castles, Monuments

Shadee Ashtari  01. 7.2014
Drones: They're not just for slaughtering people from the air and marketing gimmicks anymore. Researcher Max Nanao has used the evolving...

Life in the Emerging American Police State: What's in Store for Our Freedoms in 2014?

01. 6.2014
In Harold Ramis' classic 1993 comedy Groundhog Day, TV weatherman Phil Connors (played by Bill Murray) is forced to live the same day over...
Millennial Progressives and Libertarians Will Change Politics in the Future

Millennial Progressives and Libertarians Will Change Politics in the Future

01. 2.2014
If millennials don't have a progressive/libertarian presidential candidate to vote and volunteer for in 2016, you can be sure we'll run...

Unavoidable Year-End Challenges to Redeeming the Soul of America

12.31.2013
No issue is more central to the redemption of the soul in America in 2014 than that of gun violence.

The 10 Most Hopeful Stories of 2013 to Inspire Your New Year

12.30.2013
There was something almost apocalyptic about 2013. But much happened that was hopeful this year -- a new pope focused on inequality, successful...
Former Drone Operator: 'We Always Wonder If We Killed The Right People'

Former Drone Operator: 'We Always Wonder If We Killed The Right People'

Heather Linebaugh  12.30.2013
Whenever I read comments by politicians defending the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Predator and Reaper program – aka drones – I wish I could...