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Pacific Grim: How the controversial TPP signed away your digital rights

After years of negotiation, the 12 countries behind the Trans-Pacific Partnership have finally signed off on a trade deal worth almost half the world's GDP. So how did we get here? And what exactly have we walked into?<p>One could see the TPP as a Christmas wish-list for major corporations, and the …

Digital Rights

Oregon standoff? Call it a 'Y'all Qaeda' attack, say Internet users

<b>(CNN) —</b> Dozens of heavily armed white people have taken over a federal government building in Oregon, so why aren't they being called — you know, terrorists?<p>That's the question Internet users are asking after anti-government protesters, some armed with semi-automatic weapons, seized control over a …

Oregon

Spotlight: Social Media Manager Gabrielle Kwarteng

<b>My name is</b> Gabrielle Kwarteng and I am the Social Media Manager for PBH Network, a collection of three sites—All That Is Interesting, Runt, and PBH2—focused on creating the most shareworthy content on the internet, from striking photography galleries to humorous GIFs and the beautiful to bizarre.<p><b>My</b> …

ALBERT EDWARDS WARNS: Prepare for overwhelming 'waves of deflation' to suck us into recession

In his new note, Edwards says the Chinese currency devaluation is the beginning of a period of serious foreign-exchange weaknesses in Asia.<p>This will force down import prices into the US and EU economies, aggravating a deflationary cycle that hits corporate profits and ending in a Lehman-style …

Inflation

Mullah Omar Is Dead: Father of Afghanistan's Taliban Died in Pakistan

Even in the prime of his life, at the height of his power, it was difficult for anyone to learn about, much less meet, Mullah Omar. He was simply the most reclusive, secretive leader in the world.<p>Word of his death Wednesday confirmed just how much of a phantom the father of the Taliban had become. …

Afghanistan

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Brittany Maynard, who sparked 'aid in dying’ movement, dies

Brittany Maynard, the East Bay newlywed who touched off a national debate over whether terminal patients wishing to avoid suffering should have access to life-ending drugs, has died in Portland, Ore., a spokeswoman said Sunday. She was 29.<p>Maynard became one of the most compelling spokespersons for …

Empathy