The Weaponization of Data: Cambridge Analytica, Information Warfare & the 2016 Election of Trump

  We continue our conversation with the directors of “The Great Hack,” Jehane Noujaim and Karim Amer, as well as former Cambridge Analytica employee Brittany Kaiser and propaganda researcher Emma Briant, about...

Interview With Albert Hofmann, The Man Who First Synthesized LSD

At the height of World War II, four months after the first artificially created nuclear reaction was released in a pile of uranium ore in Chicago, an accidentally absorbed trace of...

The 2010s: A Decade Of Protests Around The World

2019 has become known as a year of protest. But this year does not exist in isolation: Protests have been emblematic of the entire past decade. The 2010s began with the Arab...

How To Use Marijuana In Public Housing Without Issue

If you are part of the two million people who live in public housing, your situation involving marijuana isn’t that much different than those living in apartments or rental houses across...

Mica Mined By Child Laborers in Madagascar Ends Up in US Products

A mineral used in electronics, automotive and even in cosmetics to add sparkle to makeup is being mined in Madagascar by an underground army of child laborers, NBC News reports. Mica is mined...

Justice for Rodney Reed: Millions Urge Texas to Halt Execution Amid New Evidence of...

The Supreme Court considers Friday whether to take up the case of Rodney Reed, an African-American death row prisoner in Texas who is scheduled to be executed in less than a...

Is Texas About to Execute an Innocent Man? Rodney Reed’s Family Demands Retrial Amid...

The state of Texas is facing growing calls to halt the upcoming execution of Rodney Reed, an African-American man who has spent over 20 years on death row for a rape...

The War On Drugs Isn’t Over, According To The FBI

FBI data indicates that drug possession arrests are on the rise again, following a nine-year decline. Here are two facts that, when read side by side, might hurt your brain. A...

A key witness who testified for the prosecution in the murder trial of Amber Guyger was fatally shot on Friday evening. The details which were originally released by Botham Jean’s attorney, Lee...

Witness who testified in Amber Guyger trial shot to death, Dallas DA says

A prosecution witness in the trial of Amber Guyger was shot to death, the Dallas District Attorney's Office confirmed Saturday. Guyger is a former Dallas police officer who was found guilty October 1 of murdering Botham...

Endangered destinations

Travelers with bucket lists tend to see the challenge as limited by their schedule, budget and life span. Increasingly, though, there’s a fourth dimension:...

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