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A spate of new books shows that government investment, not laissez-faire policies, leads to economic growth.
From: Washington Monthly | By: Anne Kim | Friday, June 24, 2016
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I am holding my CEO's credit card in my hand and cannot leave work without purchasing either Norton or McAfee today (thanks to our sales guy who keeps getting malware on his computer). Running a Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro-1370 with Windows 10 and Windows Defender,...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: Unicorn on the cob | Friday, June 24, 2016
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The journalist blasted U.S. hypocrisy on whistleblowers, while Democrats have "eyes wide shut" on terror watchlist
From: Salon.com | By: Ben Norton | Friday, June 24, 2016
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On this day in 1950, North Korea unleashed an attack southward across the 38th parallel, after which the UN Security Council (minus the Soviet delegate) passed a resolution calling on UN members to assist South Korea.More Events on this day:1943: The...
From: Britannica | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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Donald Trump speaks at CPAC 2011 in Washington, DC, on February 10, 2011. (Photo: Gage Skidmore) To readers who follow taxes and finance -- subjects often introduced with the adjective "arcane" -- David Cay Johnston is one of America's best-known reporters....
From: Truthout | Friday, June 24, 2016
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He also took aim at Trump's opposition to trade agreements, which Paulson said have created U.S. jobs and fostered innovation and competitiveness.
From: Business Insider | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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The Home Depot and Walmart are suing MasterCard and Visa in separate lawsuits over what the retailers claim is lax security on chip-enabled card readers that puts consumers at risk of fraud....
From: Christian Science Monitor | Friday, June 24, 2016
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He spoke Friday at a summit on global entrepreneurship
From: Time | By: Katie Reilly | Friday, June 24, 2016
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Roadies unpacks the laughs.
From: Reason | By: Glenn Garvin | Friday, June 24, 2016
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Compliance professionals had a great future. Then the robots arrived.
From: Harvard Business School Publishing | By: Julia Kirby | Thursday, June 23, 2016
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When Ezzie Dominguez heard about the Supreme Court’s recent decision on immigration, her first thought was how to tell her husband. Dominguez was born in Guanajuato, Mexico, but she became an American citizen shortly after immigrating in 1993. Her...
From: Time | By: Maya Rhodan | Friday, June 24, 2016
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By a narrow margin, British voters have chosen to send their nation, themselves, and indeed all of Europe into uncharted waters.
From: Outside the Beltway | By: Doug Mataconis | Friday, June 24, 2016
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Five years ago this month, Bill James revealed a new twist in his unlikely career. James first achieved notice, beginning in the nineteen-seventies, by self-publishing math-heavy tracts about baseball while working security at a pork-and-beans factory...
From: New Yorker | By: Evan Hughes | Friday, June 24, 2016
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Searching for a new line of work? There's a growing demand for extraction technicians, budtenders and edible makers
From: Salon.com | By: Philip Smith, AlterNet | Friday, June 24, 2016
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Each Saturday we round up the news stories that we didn’t break or cover in depth at WIRED, but which deserve your attention nonetheless. The post Security News This Week: Brexit Edition (Hey, at Least Bitcoin Is OK) appeared first on WIRED....
From: Wired | By: Brian Barrett | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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Security and medical officials say a car bomb has gone off outside a hospital in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi, killing four people and wounding 14....
From: Fox News | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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Study uses technological advancement to call for expansion of the state.
From: Reason | By: Scott Shackford | Thursday, June 23, 2016
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SUBTITLE:  Or, Noam Chomsky and Sean Penn Prove They Are Asses It is estimated that 72% of a family’s monthly income in Venezuela is consumed by food purchases.  Yes…they have free medical care for all citizens, but that is kind of moot when you...
From: Red State | Friday, June 24, 2016
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Zhana Vrangalova had hit a problem. On a blustery day in early spring, sitting in a small coffee shop near the campus of New York University, where she is an adjunct professor of psychology, she was unable to load onto her laptop the Web site that we...
From: New Yorker | By: Maria Konnikova | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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Chapter 1 "Inmates Run This Bitch" Chapter 2 Prison Experiments Chapter 3 The CCA Way Chapter 4 "You Got to Survive" Chapter 5 Lockdown Chapter 1: "Inmates Run This Bitch" Have you ever had a riot?" I ask a recruiter from a prison run by the Corrections...
From: Mother Jones | By: By Shane Bauer | Thursday, June 23, 2016
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Someday, departure and arrival forms in the US might have a new section asking foreign nationals for their Facebook and Twitter accounts. The Department of Homeland Security has submitted a proposal to add a section in those forms that reads: "Please......
From: TUAW | By: Mariella Moon | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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‘Brexit’ supporter Amb. John Bolton went ON THE RECORD on ‘Brexit’s’ impact on US security and foreign relations and why he believes it will strengthen NATO. The post VIDEO: Bolton: Prime Minister David Cameron Made a Mistake By Promising EU...
From: Fox News | By: Greta Van Susteren | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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Most of the Russian government's attempts to wrangle the internet sound like humorous tirades -- for example, banning Wikipedia for an article on cannabis. But when they command Twitter and Facebook to store Russian users' data inside the country, we......
From: Engadget | By: David Lumb | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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At NYC event, Assange said WikiLeaks has big new leaks, and warned a Hillary Clinton presidency "means endless war"
From: Salon.com | By: Ben Norton | Thursday, June 23, 2016
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University, for many students, is the first time they are away from home and their families, and a lack of understanding of financial knowledge and the tools to be successful, leave many students perplexed.
From: The National Abu Dhabi | Friday, June 24, 2016
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In the legal back-and-forth surrounding the FBI's hack and subsequent arrest of 1,500 users of a dark web child pornography site called Playpen, the FBI has now moved to classify the Tor Browser exploit they used, Motherboard reports, citing reasons......
From: TUAW | By: Andrew Dalton | Friday, June 24, 2016
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If you're a student journalist and want to attend HOPE XI, the Eleventh Hackers on Planet Earth conference (July 22-24, NYC) you can win free admission (and an interview with me!) by submitting an article about any of the topics come up at HOPE conferences!...
From: Boing Boing | By: Cory Doctorow | Friday, June 24, 2016
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Something smells fishy when a hawkish State Dept. memo "leaks" to the Times on the eve of Sec. Clinton's nomination
From: Salon.com | By: Patrick Lawrence | Friday, June 24, 2016
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The FBI did not need a warrant to hack a US citizen's computer, according to a ruling handed down on Tuesday by Senior US District Court Judge Henry Coke Morgan, Jr. If the decision is upheld, it may have ripple effects that essentially allow governm......
From: Engadget | By: Jessica Conditt | Friday, June 24, 2016
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A war of words has erupted over whether the DNC hack was an act of espionage by the Russian government, between soundbite-ready security firm CrowdStrike and a lone hacker who's unkindly claiming credit. And the conspiracy theory fans went wild....
From: Engadget | By: Violet Blue | Friday, June 24, 2016
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The Guardian's John Harris found the simple narratives of xenophobia and nationalism don't tell the whole story
From: Salon.com | Friday, June 24, 2016
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"The special relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom is enduring," Obama said
From: Salon.com | By: Justine Morris | Friday, June 24, 2016
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5CkWjOvpZJw Since 2013, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has been working with the major browser companies, Netflix, the MPAA, and a few other stakeholders to standardize "Encrypted Media Extensions" (EME), which attempts...
From: Boing Boing | By: Cory Doctorow | Friday, June 24, 2016
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'The war has basically stopped'
From: Time | By: John Otis/Bogota | Thursday, June 23, 2016
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Bad news for small countries, safe seas, and the U.S.
From: Harvard Business School Publishing | By: Gautam Mukunda | Friday, June 24, 2016
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Ben Tedesco of the cybersecurity company Carbon Black found an ATM skimmer while he was on vacation in Vienna, Austria. A skimmer is a card reader that fits over an ATM card slot. It scans and records the information on the magnetic strip. Some skimmers...
From: Boing Boing | By: Mark Frauenfelder | Friday, June 24, 2016
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Journalists and all you careful consumers of foreign-news coverage, I have a question for you. At this stage, after the horrors of the massacre inside The Pulse gay bar in Orlando, what elements of the case do you think are drawing the most attention...
From: Get Religion | By: Terry Mattingly | Thursday, June 23, 2016
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The Obama administration indicated that the latest House-passed Zika package is a non-starter for the president. The post Funding Shortfall, Contraception Limits Mar GOP Zika Agreement appeared first on Rewire....
From: RH Reality Check | By: Christine Grimaldi | Thursday, June 23, 2016
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We can thank the armed forces for a lot more than just national security: Many advances in modern medicine we take for granted came from scientists' work trying to keep soldiers safe. Everything from inventing certain mosquito repellents to treatments...
From: Mother Jones | By: Jenny Luna | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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A hodgepodge of reductions still wouldn't fix the system.
From: The Motley Fool | By: Brian Stoffel | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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Microsoft’s Remote Assistance function works through Windows so friends and family can provide technical support over the internet.
From: New York Times | By: J. D. BIERSDORFER | Friday, June 24, 2016
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Platform is a statement of the party's value —  a guidepost for the party moving forward The post Democrats approve platform with Sanders’ imprint appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: The Associated Press | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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What happens when you ask some politically neutral economists to look at the U.S. economy under a President Trump? A scarier scenario than even Hillary Clinton paints.
From: Denver Post | By: Paula Dwyer | Thursday, June 23, 2016
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The Terrorist Firearms Prevention Act relies on an FBI standard we are not allowed to know.
From: Reason | By: Jacob Sullum | Friday, June 24, 2016
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Donald Trump said Friday the British vote to leave the European Union was a triumph for his brand of bootstrap politics. Hillary Clinton warned of economic upheaval and political division from the sudden upset to the old order.
From: Denver Post | By: The Washington Post | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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A flaw in the way Google implemented its content-protection technology for the Chrome browser lets you steal movies streamed from Netflix and other providers. The post A Bug in Chrome Makes It Easy to Pirate Movies appeared first on WIRED....
From: Wired | By: Aarian Marshall | Friday, June 24, 2016
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Hillary Clinton’s emails have gotten in her in trouble way before the FBI investigation. In one message from 2009, an aide to the former Secretary of State dictated terms to the political editor at the Atlantic. When Gawker revealed the exchange, the...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Justin Streight | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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Well now. The Mets, baseball’s worst second-place, currently-qualified-for-postseason-play team, won a game that was alternately exasperating, entertaining, frightening, amusing, and mostly befuddling. If you missed it, Steven Matz cruised through...
From: Faith and Fear in Flushing | By: Jason Fry | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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In 2006, TED started putting talks online for free, a milestone in democratizing ideas worth spreading. Since then, the world has seen monumental shifts in history, including the rise and fall of revolutions, the roar of a deadly epidemic, the largest-ever...
From: TED Blog | By: Cynthia Betubiza | Thursday, June 23, 2016
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