Friday, February 3, 2023

Tag: governent

The End of Encryption? NSA and FBI Seek New Backdoors Against...

The U.S. and Britain governments are pushing for “exceptional access” to encrypted communications to track criminals and terrorists. Many cryptographers, computer scientists, and security specialists are against this allowance.

Dirty Little Family Secret: Elections in the US & UK Aren’t...

The United States government has followed in the UK’s footsteps in using "first past the post" system to get the political outcome it wants. This means the people’s vote does not matter and this type of dirty politics needs to stop.

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Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

A school choice nightmare: Families getting government funding to switch from public to private...

The harrowing story of a Maine family shows the potential perils families face when they transfer to privately run schools that are less subject to government oversight.

GOP readies ‘shameful’ vote to oust Omar from House Committee

"The GOP is riddled with white nationalists and antisemites. It is infuriating and absurd that they are trying to distract from the bigoted hatred in their own party by attacking a progressive woman of color."

The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.

City trees save lives, first-of-its-kind study finds

Planting trees has additional benefits for communities beyond keeping cities cool, such as reducing air pollution and boosting mental health.