Aaron Pinsley

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Bath salts and booty: watch a drug-fueled John McAfee uninstall his antivirus software

The strange tale of John McAfee keeps getting stranger. In a video posted to YouTube last night, the antivirus software founder and part-time fugitive callously sends up the program he helped create. Framed as a four-minute instructional video, "How To Uninstall McAfee Antivirus" features plenty of …

The Capitalist's Case For A $15 Minimum Wage: Bloomberg View

<b>BLOOMBERG VIEW:</b><p>The fundamental law of capitalism is that if workers have no money, businesses have no customers. That’s why the extreme, and widening, wealth gap in our economy presents not just a moral challenge, but an economic one, too. In a capitalist system, rising inequality creates a death …

UK cops knew that banks, lawyers, rich people and others routinely hired criminal hackers to spy on people, did nothing about it

The Independent reports that the UK Serious Organised Crime Agency supplied secret evidence to the Leveson Inquiry (on phone-hacking by newspapers) …

Advent of Google means we must rethink our approach to education

Would a person with good handwriting, spelling and grammar and instant recall of multiplication tables be considered a better candidate for a job …

Google unveils its Project Loon Wi-Fi balloons - in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/technology/gallery/2013/jun/16/google-project-loon-wi-fi-balloons-pictures<p>720<p>Google is releasing 30 hi-tech balloons in a …

You Say You Want a Revolution?

Protests and riots are spreading around the world. Where do they come from, and what do they signify?<p>Not long before he went to the altar of Notre …

Can Democrats Win Back the Deep South?

It may be less far-fetched than you think, at least according to a new crop of activists who are trying to turn back the Republican tide in America's reddest region.<p>A few weeks ago, municipal elections were held in Mississippi. The state Republican Party concentrated its efforts on four traditional …

Why one million Brazilians are protesting over 20 cents

Brazilian public transit has been a source of wealth for elites and government but a financial burden for workers<p>For more than a week Brazilian workers have taken to the streets. Yesterday, the country witnessed its biggest demonstrations since the fall of the dictatorship. But the situation on the …

How elite universities are killing the American dream

The American Dream isn’t dead. It’s just moved to Denmark.<p>Now, we like to think of ourselves as a classless society, but it isn’t true today. As the Brookings Institution has pointed out, America has turned into a place Horatio Alger would scarcely recognize: we have more inequality and less …

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