The U.S.-based Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITLF) published its seminal report "Digital Prosperity" warning that: "In the new gl...
A few weeks back, for fun, I created the Game of Thrones to Keystone XL converter. After watching Sunday's "Red Wedding" episode it's obvious that I ...
The new cost of carbon figure is a welcome step forward, reflecting the latest versions of the underlying models. The bad news is that the increased number also shows that our lack of a comprehensive climate policy is becoming ever more costly.
Apparently, the biblical admonition that "you shall know the truth and the truth shall make you free" has been cast aside by the FRC. As a Christian, I am indignant and embarrassed.
There is no scandal here but there is an unseen, unpublicized, and potentially more dangerous failure clouded by Republican histrionics that distracts and affects the American people.
Human rights activists have, correctly, defended the rights of terror suspects who have professed the most violent, anti-Semitic and misogynist views. They need now to defend those with whom they apparently disagree more--American citizens on the right.
We take for granted a loss of privacy for all manner of data generated by our connection to, and use of, the internet. But government's access, on a secret basis, to the content of my communications -- that is a difference in kind that is exponentially more "chilling."
Is our country losing the vision and values which gave rise to Social Security? Social Security benefits lag far behind those of other developed countries. A new analysis of census data shows that elder poverty is much higher than we first realized.
That it has taken a trifecta of scandals to awaken the minions of the press to their duty speaks volumes on how successfully prevailing narratives define what the public accepts as truth.
If he weren't president today, Professor Obama would be up in arms over the actions of President Obama and his administration. In fact, he was up in arms over similar things involving the administration of President Bush.
The fallout between the Philippines and Taiwan has been considerable, and recent events demonstrate that the United States ignores the disputes over the small islands in the South China and East China Seas at its peril.
Hundreds of homeowners who have been playing by the rules while the big banks have cheated them are risking arrest at the Department of Justice to make an unmistakable statement: it is about time for the government to side with poor and middle class folks.
Given the myriad ties that bind, it's tough to fathom any other decision being made by the DOE on Freeport or any other LNG export terminal from here on out. And the ecological consequences of that will be disastrous.
Those who bother to read these historical snippets will find many important departures and only tenuous parallels between the Obama Administration's IRS affair and Richard Nixon's Watergate-era IRS scandal.
While I recognize that the military is a unique institution with its own codes of conduct and ethos, this policy, tacit though it may be, of stigmatizing mental illness has got to end.