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27 Images That Prove That We Are In Danger

These images capture the devastating effects the human race have on our planet, reminding us that we must change our ways soon or deal with the …

Oil Sands

Man Arrested For Microwaving His ID To Fry The Microchip And Protect His Privacy

This week, a 29-year old German man was arrested at Frankfurt Airport after police noticed that he had microwaved his ID to disable the microchip …

Counter-culture

Petition Demanding Arrest Of Netanyahu For War Crimes Nearing 100,000 Signatures

In the UK, a petition has been circulating, calling for the arrest of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu upon his next trip to London. …

Israel

Breaking: Germany Follows Scotland’s Lead And Opts To Ban GMOs

New rules implemented by the European Union now allow individual member states to block farmers from using GM organisms, even if the variety has been …

Europe

This US School District Is The First To Serve 100% Organic, GMO-Free Meals!

Schools in California’s Sausalito Marin County District will be the <b>first</b> in the nation to serve their students 100% organic meals, sustainably …

Agriculture

Worldwide Condemnation as Egypt Whisks Al-Jazeera Journalists to Prison

Outrage and condemnation were the reactions inside a Cairo courtroom and across the world on Saturday after three Al-Jazeera journalists were …

'Gulf South Rising': Ten Years After Katrina, Demands for Deep Justice March On

Ten years after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans is neither fully healed nor truly at ease with the legacy of the storm that for many people in the …

Why is Windows so misleading about what root certificates it trusts? · HXA

Open certmgr.msc, navigate to “Trusted Root Certification Authorities”,<br>and notice the lack of a root called “OpenTrust Root CA G3”<p>Open IE or Chrome …

Information Security

Whistleblower Exposes Torture and Child Abuse at For-Profit Prison

A social worker formerly employed at a for-profit family immigrant detention center in Texas blew the whistle this week on the prison's inhumane …

After Youth Activists’ Arrest, Ugandans Speak Out Against Police Impunity

Kampala, Uganda. 27 April 2012 — Riot police walk past the entrance to the Gaddafi National Mosque in Old Kampala. Photo by Will Boase. Copyright …

Justice

Activists Charged With "Domestic Terrorism" For Releasing Animals From Captivity

This week, two animal rights activists were arrested by the FBI and charged under federal “domestic terrorism laws,” after they set thousands of …

Terrorism

Raw: Clashes Erupt During Anti-Bombing Protest

The UK's Conservative Party Is Waging a War on the Young

They're keeping older British voters happy by pissing off the young. That tactic could blow up in their faces in the long run.<p><b>More politics on VICE:</b><p>A Labour Deputy-Leader Candidate Is Being Funded by Corporate Lobbyists for Austerity<p>Why Britain Needs Its Cleavage Flaunting 'Selfie-Queen,' Karen …

In Sweeping Effort to Spy on Civil Society, Macedonia Broke Its Own Privacy Laws

Skopje, Macedonia. 17th May 2015 — Tens of thousands of protesters take to the streets of Macedonia's capital on Sunday, waving Macedonian and …

Surveillance

Japan's Continued Lurch Toward Militarism Prompts Public Outcry

Inciting public protests and a walkout by opposition lawmakers, Japan's lower house of parliament passed a set of controversial security bills on …

Rights Campaigners 'Disturbed' as Obama Offers Further Spike to Israeli Military Aid

President Barack Obama offered Israel even more military aid this week as a consolation prize for the Iran deal, raising the concerns of human rights …

Protests Erupt Outside of Greek Parliament as It Approves Harsh Austerity Measures in Bailout Deal

<b>NERMEEN SHAIKH:</b> Protests erupted in Greece Wednesday as the Greek Parliament approved harsh new austerity measures in exchange for a third European …

Europe

Convictions of 83 political campaigners in doubt over undercover police failings

The criminal convictions of another 83 political campaigners could be overturned because the involvement of undercover police was hidden from their trials, an official review has revealed.<p>The home secretary, Theresa May, said the safety of the convictions was causing concern and described the …

Corruption

Family questions circumstances of woman's Texas jail death

DALLAS (AP) — Family and friends sought more details Thursday about the death of a black woman who authorities say hanged herself in a Texas jail …

Texas Rangers

Foul play suspicions raised in Illinois woman's alleged suicide in Texas jail

Authorities say Sandra Bland, 28, died of self-inflicted asphyxiation Video contradicts assault charge, as police slam her head to the ground<p>A Chicago-area woman who was about to start a new job at her alma mater Prairie View A&M University was found dead in a Texas jail on Friday in what …

Crime

SeaWorld puts employee who reportedly acted as PETA activist on leave

SeaWorld has placed an employee who reportedly posed as an activist for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals on paid leave while it …

Black Activist Found Dead in Texas Jail Cell Following Traffic Arrest

© AP Photo/ Danny Moloshok<p>Teen Who Suffers From Seizures Sues Cops for Tasing Her Repeatedly<p>The sheriff’s office is maintaining that the woman …

New Site RYOT Combines Breaking News With Activism

By merging activism with breaking news, RYOT aims to spur its readers to take action on some of the world’s most pressing issues.<p>Few things incur a …

Jade Helm Exercise Kicks Off and the Military Is Banning Media From Covering It

It’s official: the much-scrutinized military exercise known as Jade Helm 15 is kicking off this week. While concerns about the training exercise were …

Anti-Democracy Forces on Trial as Voting Rights Fight Heats Up

In what has become ground zero in the national fight against voter suppression, thousands were expected to protest outside a federal courthouse in …

Former Reddit Employee Is Building An Alternative Website Without Censorship

Reddit was once a place that represented freedom on the internet, but after receiving $50 million in funding the website took a different direction …

Internet

BAKE, an Organization That's Helping Kenya's Blogging Community Grow

James Wamathai, one of the founders of BAKE. Photo used with his permission.The Bloggers Association of Kenya (BAKE) is a community organization that …

Citizen Journalism

The End of Encryption? NSA & FBI Seek New Backdoors Against Advice from Leading Security Experts

<b>JUAN GONZÁLEZ:</b> We turn now to look at a major new push by the U.S. and Britain to allow law enforcement agencies to unlock encrypted digital …

Privacy

Raging class war: Anti-gentrification protest in Camden, London, ends in violence

Scuffles broke out between anti-gentrification protesters and police in Camden with injuries reported on both sides. Five rally participants have been arrested.<p>A man has been hospitalized and two police officers suffered minor injuries after about 20 protesters started throwing bottles and pieces …