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Dr. Janez Pogorelec: Levica se danes desnice ne boji in se ob Janezu Janši zelo udobno počuti

Ko je v začetku devetdesetih let Janez Pogorelec postal predsednik sveta Mladih krščanskih demokratov, državni uradniki še niso smeli biti člani …

Eleven Reasons To Be Excited About The Future of Technology

“The strongest force propelling human progress has been the swift advance and wide diffusion of technology.” — The Economist<p>In the year 1820, a …

“Šah ni tip igre, ki jo igrajo diktatorji.” Intervju z Garijem Kasparovom

<b>V New Yorku se je z Garijem Kasparovom pogovarjal Luka Lisjak Gabrijelčič.</b><b></b> <i>Malo je sogovornikov, pri katerih vljudnostni kliše, »da ga ni treba</i> …

The Bribe Factory

EXCLUSIVE<p>WORLD’S BIGGEST BRIBE SCANDAL<p>PART 1<p>Unaoil: THE COMPANY THAT BRIBED THE WORLD<p>In the list of the world's great companies, Unaoil is nowhere to …

Možnost trojega: ljubezen, poroka, dostojanstvo

Prepričanje, da je bila ljubezen vedno tisti najvišji motiv, ki je moškega in žensko združil v razmerje in s tem občestvu omogočil, da to razmerje …

Štirje odgovori na ugovor: »Zakaj pa se lahko poročijo neplodni pari?«

Nadaljujemo z objavljanjem tekstov, ki predstavljajo razloge nasprotnikov razširitve definicije zakonske zveze na istospolne pare. V spodnjem …

Why Political Correctness is Failing the World

PC isn’t really politics. So what <i>is</i> it?<p>Why is it that whatever you say online these days, wherever you go, there’s a Digital Dog the Bounty Hunter …

"A Thin-Skinned Minority Is Ruining This Nation": Professor Crushes "Political Correctness" Wave Sweeping America

<b>In a time where college students are offended by pretty much everything</b>, The Federalist Papers reports that one professor at UNC-Wilmington decided …

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Atlas Shrugged

This article is about the novel. For the film adaptations, see Atlas Shrugged (film series).<p><i>Atlas Shrugged</i> is a 1957 novel by Ayn Rand. Rand's fourth …

Ljudmila Novak: Vedno sem se vprašala, kakšna je moja odgovornost do družbe

Pred 15 leti je bila po razpadu kratek čas združene SLS+SKD ustanovljena Nova Slovenija. Le leto dni manj je v aktivni politiki njena sedanja</b> …

Jaz bom levi aktivist. To je najboljši hobi!

Vedno sem sanjal, da bom nekoč objadral Mediteran z jadrnico, muharil v Mongoliji, posurfal največje valove v Lizboni, odtancal treking do baznega …

Dan D-253: Proti komu so demonstrirali? Orbánu? Erlahu? Whatever…

Preden se lotim včerajšnjih demonstracij, samo ta citat iz včerajšnjega Žižkovega teksta v In These Timesu:<p>“Morali bomo prelomiti z enim teh velikih …

In depth

European nations are tightening their borders, shutting down trains and ramping up rhetoric to stop a surge of refugees from reaching their shores. But myths about the European tide are misleading policy makers about how bad the crisis is and why it's happening - and that could have deadly …

Faširano na Pika kartico ali s polno ritjo je lahko srat

Slovenci si določene koncepte razlagamo po svoje. Samozavestnemu narodu, ki se ponaša z zgodovino modrega odločanja, se to kakopak spodobi.<p>Seveda pa …

Why Greece Should Not Switch to Bitcoin

In some discussions about Greece exiting the Euro, it has been suggested that Greece should swap the Euro for Bitcoin. At first glance, Bitcoin may …

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Opinion: Merkel steps up

Germany's position on the refugee crisis facing Europe is clear and without "ifs" and "maybes," writes DW's Dagmar Engel. The only thing Chancellor …

What ISIS Thinks of 'What ISIS Really Wants'

Graeme Wood sits down with Atlantic editor in chief James Bennet to discuss "What ISIS Really Wants," his groundbreaking cover story about the ideology behind the Islamic State. In the interview, Wood explains how he reported the story without visiting Iraq or Syria, how he tracked down sources …

The end of capitalism has begun

The red flags and marching songs of Syriza during the Greek crisis, plus the expectation that the banks would be nationalised, revived briefly a 20th-century dream: the forced destruction of the market from above. For much of the 20th century this was how the left conceived the first stage of an …

Globalization

How I setup an online course worth $100k

Although I have 17+ years being a freelancer, I wanted to know what made other freelancers tick. What they struggled with, what they wished they could do better, what their perfect career would look like if they had it. I spent a few weeks talking to freelancers on the phone and surveying them via …

Europe’s Plan to Compete with Silicon Valley

On May 6, the European Commission will unveil its proposals for what it calls the single digital market – an attempt to corral the 28 member states of the European Union into a common market for digital goods, capital, content and services. The impetus for this strategy: the growing dominance of …

Silicon Valley

The truth about Uber in China

I’ve spent a good part of my summer digging into Uber’s business in China.<p>There’s no more important story for Uber right now: China will absolutely …

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Understanding Provocation

One of the most powerful tools the Kremlin has in its secret arsenal of Special War is provocation, what they call <i>provokatsiya</i>. While Moscow cannot …

Secret Files Reveal the Structure of Islamic State

An Iraqi officer planned Islamic State's takeover in Syria and SPIEGEL has been given exclusive access to his papers. They portray an organization …

The Critical Path 156: Power and Charm

Horace and Anders discuss Uber's transportation business and discuss how software modularizes the world. In the second half of the show, they take …

Squarespace

Let’s watch a film on Netflix. Not.

<b>TL;DR</b><br>Netflix is legal and neat, downside: limited selection of titles made me run away. Plex has it all, downside: taking care of the library is a …