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Obama and Kim Jong-un strike a chord for peace in viral commercial

Published time: April 17, 2015 14:18 Screenshot from youtube.com video Despite the North Korean leader’s apparent preference for maintaining his communist country’s pariah-state status, he…

Fast Track Bill Would Legitimize White House Secrecy and Clear the Way for Anti-User Trade Deals

Following months of protest, Congress has finally put forth bicameral Fast Track legislation today to rush trade agreements like the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the…

Uprooted & evicted: World Bank-funded projects force millions off their land

Published time: April 17, 2015 05:01Edited time: April 17, 2015 05:34 Reuters/Siegfried Modola World Bank ventures in less developed countries are hurting the people the…

Mass student protest in Chile escalates into clashes with riot police (VIDEO)

Published time: April 16, 2015 22:19 Reuters/Ivan Alvarado Riot police in Chile have deployed water cannons and tear gas against demonstrators who were lobbing rocks…

New Surveillance Self-Defense Playlist for LGBTQ Youth

The Internet provides a wide-range of resources for LGBTQ youth to find community, health information,…

‘Historic step towards nuclear-free Japan’: Maverick judge forbids restart of 2 nuclear reactors

Published time: April 14, 2015 21:09 Local residents and their supporters celebrate after the Fukui…

UN Security Council imposes arms embargo on Houthis in Yemen

Published time: April 14, 2015 14:18 United Nations Security Council (Reuters/Eduardo Munoz) The UN Security…

All Eyes on Virginia as Lawmakers Face Major Surveillance Decisions

Virginia may be home to the Central Intelligence Agency, the Drug Enforcement Administration, and the…

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EFF: Obama’s new cybersecurity proposal recycles ideas that should be left on the shelf

EFF: Obama’s new cybersecurity proposal recycles ideas that should be left on the shelf

More needs to be done to protect cyberspace and enhance computer security. But President Obama’s cybersecurity legislative proposal recycles old ideas that should remain where they’ve been since May 2011:…

Hackers hijack Pentagon social media accounts to post pro-Islamic State messages

Hackers hijack Pentagon social media accounts to post pro-Islamic State messages

By End the Lie Major Pentagon social media accounts were hacked Monday by a group that posted pro-Islamic State messages and threatened American troops. Read more: “Reports: woman hunted by…

Reports: woman hunted by police over Paris attacks left country last week

Reports: woman hunted by police over Paris attacks left country last week

By End the Lie Hayat Boumeddiene, the 26-year-old female suspect in the attacks on the Charlie Hebdo offices and a Jewish supermarket, reportedly left France for Syria several days before…