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Exploring the symbolism of cultural mythologies and human nature, Torbjørn Rødland is a modern-day surrealist. Ahead of his artist talk at the …
ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek riot police fired tear gas at farmers protesting against pension reform plans on Friday who hurled stones at the agriculture ministry in central Athens ahead of a major demonstration outside parliament scheduled for later in the day.
Under the planned reform of the pension …Teargas
Submitted by Brandon Smith via Alt-Market.com,Many of us saw it coming a long time ago — increasing confrontation between liberty proponents and the …Islamic State (ISIS)
For nearly one year, Wisconsin Rep. Sean Duffy has been Janet Yellen's nemesis over the ongoing probe into Fed leakage of material inside information …Janet Yellen
Terrorists are no longer public enemy number one. Nor are drug lords, people traffickers, arms dealers, cyber terrorists, or any other unsavory do-badder. Today, the biggest threat to global peace and security is physical cash, a means of exchange that has flourished for over 4,000 years but which …Banking
In the 1870s, Cesare Lombroso, an Italian criminologist, conceived the theory of criminal atavism – the belief that lawbreakers were born, not made, and could be distinguished from law-abiding citizens by various physical anomalies such as sloping foreheads, big ears and protruding jaws. To this …Portrait Photography
As we detailed previously, back on September 11, Zero Hedge predicted the events which unfolded in Paris last Friday (and the resulting aftermath) …Constitutional Law
“If you can’t say ‘Fuck’ you can’t say, ‘Fuck the government.’” ? Lenny Bruce
Not only has free speech become a four-letter word - profane, obscene, …Government
A hacker group calling itself DotGovs tweeted on Monday a link to what it claims is a directory of over 20,000 FBI employees. The data, encrypted with the password "lol," includes names, job titles, phone numbers, states, and email addresses for 22,175 people.
The leak comes just 24 hours after the …FBI
Flowers have long served as vehicles for secret messages, signaling—in art or real life—everything from innocence and faithfulness to erotic availability. Once faded and pressed between the pages of a book, they call to mind not only the lost hour of their freshness, but also the flight of time and …
17 months after the "Umbrella Revolution", the streets of Hong Kong have once again turned chaotic on the first day of the Chinese New Year.
As SCMP …Hong Kong
“You are in a position to make 20 percent to 30 percent on your position in the fund. Why wouldn’t you buy in at Libor-plus to leverage that up?”
Good …Jamie Dimon
Ask yourself this question: Is it sufficient to protect journalists who report classified information while sources go off to prison? During the last …
"Entrances & Exits", a book told through Google Street View by Reif Larsen. All images courtesy of Editions At Play
Typical of a millennial, I’m either online or asleep. My handwriting is so bad that it looks like a ransom note, and I deeply struggle to read physical books. It’s not that I don’t …e-Books
Bruises, reddened marks and bandaged body parts featured in nearly 200 images of US detainee abuse that the Pentagon was forced to release on Friday, the result of a court battle that has lasted more than a decade.
While the American Civil Liberties Union – which has fought for the publication of …U.S. Military
Submitted by Andrea Germanos via TheAntiMedia.org,Former U.S. President and Nobel Peace Prize winner Jimmy Carter has taken aim at the “erroneous” …Jimmy Carter
Submitted by John Whitehead via The Rutherford Institute,Big Brother does not watch us, by his choice. We watch him, by ours. There is no need for …Authoritarianism
Submitted by Brandon Smith via Alt-Market.com,I have heard it often said that there is no one right way to accomplish a goal. I agree. However, I …Oregon
"There are two legal systems: One for the rich and powerful, and one for everyone else."
WASHINGTON -- In a scorching speech from the Senate floor on Wednesday, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) said the American criminal justice system is rigged in favor of the wealthy, and condemned new legislation …Elizabeth Warren
Daido Moriyama's photography is made solely by instinct, raw need, decisions dictated by the gut, not the head. In his images there is no logic, …Japan
There’s a new photographer-themed hotel that just opened up over in Japan, and it features photos in an unusual way. The new DAIDO MORIYAMA X ROCK …Hotels
“To see something spectacular and recognise it as a photographic possibility is not making a very big leap,” Stephen Shore once said. “But to see something ordinary, something you’d see every day, and recognise it as a photographic possibility – that’s what I’m interested in.”
Shore’s vision of the …
The following reader comment, posted originally in the FT is a must read, both for the world's lower and endangered middle classes but especially the …
LONDON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has found a surprising ally — a little known United Nations panel that has decided he has been unfairly detained in Britain while seeking to avoid extradition to Sweden to answer allegations of sexual misconduct.
But it's not clear if the findings of …Sweden
The insidious nature of the war on cash derives not just from the hurdles governments place in the way of those who use cash, but also from the aura …Government
Authored by Paul Craig Roberts,“This conjunction of an immense military establishment and a large arms industry is new in the American experience. The …Paul Craig Roberts
It was just two days ago that Bloomberg implored officials to “bring on a cashless future” in an Op-Ed that calls notes and coins “dirty, dangerous, …Germany
NEW DELHI (AP) — Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei has recreated the famous image of a 3-year-old Syrian child who drowned in Turkey last year by staging a photo of himself lying face down on a beach in Greece.
The photograph last year of the child lying on a Turkish beach triggered …Photography (India)