Paul La Fontaine

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Risking prosecution, Nick Xenophon boycotts census name requirement

"It seems the ABS, with the support of the Australian government, is about to trash that human right. And the way they've done so has been completely …

Here's what the $9 billion fight between Google and Oracle is all about

At the heart of Oracle's lawsuit is the allegation that Google improperly used pieces of the mega-important Java technology in Android without paying properly for the privilege.<p>Google argues that the way it used Java constitutes "fair use," and that it's impossible to copyright the pieces of Java …

Why We Hurt Each Other: Tolstoy’s Letters to Gandhi on Love, Violence, and the Truth of the Human Spirit

In 1908, Indian revolutionary Taraknath Das wrote to Leo Tolstoy, by then one of the most famous public figures in the world, asking for the author’s support in India’s independence from British colonial rule. On December 14, Tolstoy, who had spent the last twenty years seeking the answers to …

After Paris, We Need More Fellowship, Not More Leadership

I was waiting to be let in for our first university exam when the machine gun went off outside. My classmates and I rushed to the windows and saw the killers escaping while pedestrians hovered around the victims’ car.<p>When the police arrived, we were already sitting our test in silence. All I …

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