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“A uniquely American tragedy“: The staggering myths about gun control

<b>(Reuters/Brian Blanco)</b><p>The gun lobby’s disproportionate political power will never be overcome until these fallacies are destroyed<p>Dennis A. Henigan<p>July 2, 2016 12:00pm (UTC)<p><b>A tortured mythology</b><p>The issue of guns in America causes people in other parts of the developed world to look at our country and …

Privacy for me but not for thee? FBI Director James Comey tapes over his webcam

Thought you were paranoid when it came your privacy? Rest assured — you’re not alone. Last week, FBI Director James Comey revealed a few of his own …

James Comey

Rare hand-colored photos of Japanese samurai in the late 1800s

Samurai<p>The last of feudal Japan's deadly warriors<p>1881<p>The military-nobility caste known as <i>samurai</i> — roughly meaning “those who serve” — emerged in …

Japan

American, Muslim, and under constant watch: the emotional toll of surveillance

The visits to Ahsan Samad’s home by NYPD officers and then FBI agents have left him traumatized – but advocates say his story echoes that of many others<p>Ahsan Samad sits on the sofa in the living room of his small family home in Brooklyn, New York. The 30-year-old plumber leans forward and carefully …

Blog

Last Friday, acclaimed British astronaut Tim Peake spoke at Peterborough Cathedral about the possibility that the universe was designed. While doing …

Sunni Islam

US SPY CHIEF: We might hack your fridge to spy on you

Speaking to the US Senate on Tuesday, Clapper publicly acknowledged — for the first time, The Guardian reports— that intelligent agents might take advantage of the new possibilities presented by having computers built into ever-more home appliances.<p>"In the future, intelligence services might use …

The government just admitted it will use smart home devices for spying | Trevor Timm

Many consumers are wholly unaware that the smart devices making their home more custom and responsive are making data that can be hacked or collected<p>If you want evidence that US intelligence agencies aren’t losing surveillance abilities because of the rising use of encryption by tech companies, …

Surveillance

Philosophy News | Welcome to Philosophy News

How to write a biography<p>This year I’ve been reading a lot of biographies and writing some short profile pieces. Both experiences have caused me to …

An Employee Mistakenly Steps Into Politics; Can The Government Retaliate?

The U.S. Supreme Court tackles a case on Tuesday that can fairly be described as weird. The consequences, however, could be significant.<p>The Supreme Court has long held that the government cannot retaliate against its employees for exercising their First Amendment right of free speech or …

The government’s making a watchlist and checking it twice

» Subscribe in iTunes<br>» Subscribe using RSS<p>Nearly two million names populate U.S. government terrorism watchlists. That’s a big number, and there are …