Walter Quirin

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This discovery about female sexuality will make conservatives’ heads explode

Right-wing traditionalists love claiming that more equal relationships are doomed sexually. Shocker: They’re wrong<p>Ever since the second wave of feminism kicked off, women—straight women, anyway—have been darkly warned that embracing sexual liberation and demanding equality in their relationships …

On immigration reform, President Obama as emancipator?

Not since Abraham Lincoln pondered his Emancipation Proclamation in 1862 has a president considered ordering a more sweeping adjustment to membership in the American community than the mass relief for illegal immigrants that President Obama is said to be contemplating.<p>There is obviously no analogy …

Charles Koch’s affront to MLK: How a right-wing tycoon got horribly confused

Billionaire right-winger invokes the civil rights leader to support his agenda … of union busting and feudalism<p>You’ve got to hand it to Charles Koch: The man doesn’t want for self-confidence. The Kochs and their allies are taking a page from Sen. Rand Paul and trying to dress up their free-market, …

U.S., Russia trade war escalates

U.S. and European officials could ask the World Trade Organization to block Russia’s yearlong ban on food imports — a move that could spare farmers from losing all access to a massive market.<p>The threat of an escalating trade war looms after Moscow announced a major agriculture embargo over the …

Snowden allowed 3 years in Russia

MOSCOW — Former NSA systems analyst Edward Snowden, who is wanted by the U.S. for leaking details about once-secret surveillance programs, has been granted permission to stay in Russia for three more years, his lawyer said Thursday.<p>Snowden last year was granted temporary asylum of one year in …

There's a new Counter-Strike coming to Steam this year, now with zombies

Nexon Europe will release a new zombie-themed, free-to-play online game based on Valve's first-person shooter franchise, Counter-Strike, called <i>Counter-Strike Nexon: Zombies</i>, the developer announced today.<p>The game will be available via Steam in Q3 of this year in Europe, North America, Oceania and …

Sony sued for 'deceptive marketing' of Killzone: Shadow graphics

Sony Computer Entertainment of America is being sued for “deceptive marketing” over its PlayStation 4 shooter, Killzone: Shadow Fall. The lawsuit attests that the game’s multiplayer mode does not run in the advertised high-definition 1080p resolution.<p>According to US news site Polygon, the action is …

Will Bugatti's Veyron successor be too fast to test?

As one of the fastest cars in the world, the Bugatti Veyron is an icon in its own time, but people are fickle and always want to know what's next. Bugatti needs to sell just 15 more examples before the Veyron reaches its 450-car cap. With the end finally in sight, a blindly fast successor may be …