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February 23 2017

21:19
19:18

Netizen Report: How Private is Our Email? Riseup Users Want to Know.

New malware targets Iranian mac users, Facebook discloses some information about data-sharing with advertisers, and Cameroon’s regional Internet shutdown could cost the country millions.
17:52

Erdogan's Purges Arrive in Angola

Critics say Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has engineered a police crackdown in Angola on an international private school.
15:31

Visit by France's Marine Le Pen Leaves Many Lebanese Unimpressed

Marine Le Pen was granted the honor of a State Visit in Lebanon. Here's how she spent it.
13:54

Apple iPhone Ad Puts an Artistic Spotlight on Greece (but Not All Greeks Are Happy)

"They portray Greece as if we are still in the 1950s: clothes, the behavior of people, who act like they have never seen a mobile phone with a camera before..."
13:17

Why Are Puerto Ricans Sharing Their Student Numbers on Social Media?

Higher education in Puerto Rico finds itself in crisis following major budget cutbacks and a wave of resignations at the University of Puerto Rico.
10:25

‘Pro-Russia’ Label Hounds Bulgaria's New President

"The whole theory that Radev is pro-Russia comes from his appeal to the EU to withdraw the sanctions against Moscow."

February 22 2017

23:32

These Female Skateboarders Are Blazing a Trail in India

"I wanted to make it visible that there were girls skateboarding in India, even though the numbers could be counted on one hand at the time."
10:00

Colombia's Guerilla Fighters Like You've Never Seen Them

An award-winning photo by Luís Acosta shows the human side of Colombia's guerrilla fighters.

February 21 2017

20:47

Russia's Censor Suddenly Wants to Know More About Channels on Telegram

With help from a Putin-launched political movement, Russia's federal censor met on Tuesday behind closed doors with the authors of several popular Telegram channels. And nobody knows why.
17:08

Privacy Is Hard to Protect in Tunisia, Thanks to Politics

Almost six years after the regime's ousting, and despite having a constitution that grants all citizens the right to privacy, Tunisia's privacy law still do not meet international standards.
16:17

Government in Azerbaijan: It's a Family Affair!

President Ilham Aliyev just made his wife First Vice President. What did your Valentine give you?
14:22

Trump a Convenient Whipping Boy for Trinidad & Tobago Footballer Dwight Yorke's Visa Issue

A high-profile footballer, a controversial travel ban and an Iranian stamp in a passport all converge to blow a simple visa issue out of proportion.
07:32

A Veteran of the Malvinas War Shares His Healing Journey to the Past

War veteran Miguel Savage says there are three ways to cope terrible suffering: “block everything out, play the victim, or embrace the pain and turn it into something positive.”
04:34

The Strange Death of Russia's Closest Alliance

Almost three years ago, President Alexander Lukashenko suddenly realized that his country's weak sense of national identity was a serious problem. It's been odd times for Belarus ever since.

July 10 2015

21:31

Obama Designates 3 New National Monuments

President Obama established three new national monuments Friday: the Berryessa Snow Mountain in California, the Basin and Range area of southeastern Nevada, and the Waco Mammoth excavation area in Texas.

“I am especially pleased to be able to announce three new designations that are going to be taking place in varied landscapes, but all of them speak to some incredible history,” Obama said as he signed the proclamations in the Oval Office.

The President established the three sites as monuments using the Antiquities Act of 1906, according to the proclamations. Obama has designated or expanded 19 national monuments covering 260 million acres, an amount more than the total protected by any other president.

20:58

Sometimes I Need To Pat Myself On The Back

I started doing the sucky blog thing because I thought that maybe it'd be a better way to make change in the world than writing sucky academic papers. Maybe occasionally I managed to score.
20:24

Waterboard Yourselves

This isn't new, though the report is.

Assholes.
19:01
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Obama to Make History With Prison Visit
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