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How School Suspensions Push Black Students Behind

A new study shows how much racial discrepancies in classroom discipline contribute to the achievement gap.<p>The racial disparities in school-discipline rates are well-known, as are the damaging effects that harsh disciplinary policies can have on school climates. Less clear is whether—and if so, how …

Education

Are Black College Students Getting the Right Advice?

A new study looks at why they’re largely absent from majors that lead to high-paying jobs.<p>According to a new analysis by the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce, black students are far less likely to pursue lucrative college majors than their white peers. Blacks make up 5 percent of …

College & University

Watch: a comedian obliterates the idea of "reverse racism" in 3 minutes

It is practically impossible to talk about race in America without running into concerns about "reverse racism." In fact, some studies suggest that many white people believe racism is a problem in America — but it's prejudice against white people, not minority groups, that many of them see as a …

The new book 'The Other Slavery' will make you rethink American history

It is not often that a single work of history can change the course of an entire field and upset the received notions and received knowledge of the generations but that is exactly what "The Other Slavery" does. Andrés Reséndez boldly argues that slavery, not necessarily disease and misfortune, was …

New Mexico

Isis claims propaganda 'more powerful than atomic bomb' as group forms strategy for survival

Isis’s propaganda will continue to radicalise followers and inspire terror attacks long after the group’s self-declared caliphate has been destroyed, …

Radicalization

NATO Officials Say Russian 'Fake News' Seeks to Undermine Alliance

Emails accusing German soldiers stationed in Lithuania of rape were sent this week to local news outlets, the latest incident in what NATO officials …

Russia

Don't Expect a Fake News Epidemic in Europe

Catching hoaxes is like playing whack-a-mole. But there are plenty of people on the continent standing around with hammers.<p>Compared with the U.S. last year, European nations that face hotly-contested elections in 2017 aren't seeing a major fake news explosion.<p>In the Netherlands, where elections are …

Fake News

Russia launches website dedicated to flagging ‘fake news’

‘This article puts forward information that does not correspond to reality.’<p>The Russian foreign ministry this week announced a new part of its website dedicated to flagging media reports that it considers to be “fake news,” in a bid to counter accusations that the Kremlin has been spreading its own …

Russia

How YouTube Serves As The Content Engine Of The Internet's Dark Side

Everyone knows that Twitter and Facebook spread bad information and hate speech. But YouTube, which pays for conspiracy theories seen by millions, may be even worse.

The US and China want to set ground rules for cyberwarfare

Arms control treaties already do a lot to prevent extreme abuses of real-world weaponry, so why shouldn't they apply to virtual conflicts? The US and China certainly think that makes sense. According to sources speaking to the <i>New York Times</i>, the two countries are negotiating a deal that would set …

Why Identity Has Become A Top Concern For CSOs

Seven of the world's top security leaders share their fears and challenges around the critical new role of identity in the fight against cyber …

Information Security

1.37 billion identity records from somewhere will leak on Monday

“Data breach hunter” Chris Vickery of security software company MacKeeper claims he has evidence of a massive data breach of the identity records—and he will reveal where they came from today, reports the <i>Register</i>. India has already denied its Aadhaar biometrics database of its citizens has been …

Security

North Korea jails US citizen for 10 years on spying charge

The imprisonment of Kim Dong Chul, who is of Korean origin, follows a 15-year sentence for American student Otto Warmbier<p>North Korea has sentenced an American of Korean origin to 10 years in prison for spying and stealing state secrets.<p>Kim Dong Chul, 62, was sentenced to 10 years in prison with …

North Korea

China shuts Apple's film and book services

<b>China has shut down Apple's online book and movie services as it imposes strict rules governing what can be published on the net.</b><p>Regulations were unveiled in March that outlawed foreign ownership of online publishing services.<p>The rules also required that all content shown to Chinese people must be …

China

FBI Drops All Charges in Child Porn Case to Keep Sketchy Spying Methods Secret

Federal prosecutors have dropped all charges against a Washington man who allegedly downloaded explicit photos of minors from Playpen, a popular …

Yes, the NSA Can Spy on Every US Citizen

We've learned from investigations that the NSA and FBI have direct access to the servers of numerous tech-industry giants including Google, Facebook, and Apple through the use of PRISM—a program that enables intelligence analysts to intercept any form...<p>NSA headquarters in Fort Meade, Maryland.</i> …

Surveillance

Snowden hails end of PATRIOT Act in NYT op-ed

Feeling vindicated by Congress’ recent decision not to renew the Patriot Act, Edward Snowden took to the New York Times Opinion pages to extol the end of mass surveillance as we know it.<p>“Two years ago today, three journalists and I worked nervously in a Hong Kong hotel room, waiting to see how the …

Surveillance

CIA torture appears to have broken spy agency rule on human experimentation

Exclusive: Watchdogs shocked at ‘disconnect’ between doctors who oversaw interrogation and guidelines that gave CIA director power over medical ethics<p>Read the document: ‘Human experimentation’ and the CIA<p>The Central Intelligence Agency had explicit guidelines for “human experimentation” – before, …

Surveillance

China and Russia Almost Definitely Have the Snowden Docs

Last weekend, the <i>Sunday Times</i> published a front-page story (full text here), citing anonymous British sources claiming that both China and Russia …

This is How ISIS Communicates Online

Some of the world’s most feared terrorist organizations are using an encrypted chat-like service known as Telegram to communicate. But that may just …

Privacy

The KGB’s Dumbest Double Agent

Yevgeni Brik thought he could outsmart his Russian spymasters. He was terribly wrong.<p><i>The following is excerpted from Paddy Hayes'</i> Queen of Spies: …

America’s former CIA chief: ‘If we don’t handle China well, it will be catastrophic’

General Michael Hayden oversaw the NSA’s bulk surveillance programme and helped turn the CIA into a militarised force carrying out drone attacks. Why does he now think the obsession with counter-terrorism obscures more serious threats?<p>General Michael Hayden – the former chief of the US’s two most …

National Security

Some Dark Web Markets Have Better User Security than Gmail, Instagram

AlphaBay, a site selling drugs, weapons and more, recently made it mandatory for all vendors to use two-factor authentication.<p>By themselves, passwords are just not good enough for ensuring the security of an account. In response, some companies have introduced two-factor authentication (2FA), …

Dark Web

The spy who couldn’t spell: how the biggest heist in the history of US espionage was foiled

Ever since childhood, Brian Regan had been made to feel stupid because of his severe dyslexia. So he thought no one would suspect him of stealing secrets<p>The classrooms and hallways of Farmingdale High in Long Island were deserted on the morning of Saturday 19 August 2001, when a van pulled into the …

Surveillance