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If not a data dictatorship, why not a data democracy?

It’s not a good time for those who value their privacy, but one startup is trying to fight the secret data-gatherers with a democratic manifesto for data<p>The alleged shock that libertarians have recently suffered following the revelations of whistleblowers such as Edward Snowden is weird.<p>Have they …

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Explore the National Parks of the West | About Verizon

In the second installment of the series highlighting the best national parks across the U.S., we’re spotlighting the big and bold national parks of the West.<p>The Golden State is home to one of the most distinct parks in the nation, the Redwood National Park. The park hosts the tallest tree on earth, …

Zimmerman saga was all about race

Let’s get real<p>Because it happened in America, the trial of George Zimmerman for shooting and killing Trayvon Martin was all about race. And because it happened in America, the people who benefit politically from the same invidious forces that led both to Trayvon Martin’s killing, and the acquittal …

Civil rights leaders seek new charges against Zimmerman

Other legal options may be examined.<p>Angry civil rights groups on Sunday were pressing for new criminal charges following George Zimmerman's acquittal on second-degree murder and manslaughter in a Florida courtroom.<p>The NAACP website featured an online petition -- also posted on the liberal site …

The Immigration Hustle: A New Class War on the Besieged Middle Class

Both parties, at the direction of their donors, are turning their backs on the American working class, writes Lloyd Green.<p>The comprehensive …

Fringe Factor: Tampons But Not Guns Banned in Texas Legislature

Texas banned feminine-hygiene products in the state house, Pat Robertson wants a ‘vomit button’ for same-sex activity on Facebook, and more from the …