The “I” Word

October 17, 2019

Speaker Nancy Pelosi is committed to an impeachment inquiry without a full vote of the House. There is no constitutional requirement for her to call a vote, but it’s bringing up comparisons to England’s secret Star Chamber courts of the 16th and 17th centuries.

SciFriday: Facebook Builds the Beast System

June 28, 2019

Facebook’s proposed cryptocurrency, Libra, raises the disturbing prospect of people with views they deem unacceptable—conservative, Christian, or (horrors!) conservative Christian—from being not just deplatformed, but unable to buy and sell if the day comes that Libra becomes a global currency.

Facebook Launches Cryptocurrency

June 19, 2019

Facebook has announced it’s launching a cryptocurrency next year called Libra. Experts call this Facebook’s “most invasive” form of surveillance yet.

A deal with North Korea

June 13, 2018

Trump and Kim signed a document in Singapore Tuesday. It’s a good step, but time will tell what it really means.Five in Ten 6/13/18: A Deal with North Korea

Bomb in NYC subway

December 11, 2017

A 27-year-old native of Bangladesh injured three people and himself with a “low-tech” bomb in a New York City subway tunnel Monday morning.

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