If you’ve been paying attention to the ongoing degradation of the American economy since the last financial crisis, you’re probably flabbergasted by the fact that our economy has managed to make it this far without imploding. I know I am. I find myself shocked with every year that passes without incident.
The warning signs are there for anyone willing to see, and they are flashing red. Even cursory research into the numbers underlying our system will tell you that we’re on an unsustainable financial path. It’s simple math. And yet the system has proven far more durable than most people thought. Continue reading “Multiple Bubbles Are Going to Bring America to Its Knees: “The Warning Signs Are There””
Rome Reports The pope sent a message of support to the UN conference that seeks to ban and definitively eliminate nuclear weapons. It is a conference that the United States, the United Kingdom and France have refused to attend. MSGR. SILVANO TOMASI “In this time, when several countries have entrenched themselves thinking that their future depends on force, and not on collaboration and solidarity with … Continue reading Pope calls for eliminating nuclear weapons, and instead devote resources to development
Clare Garvie & Alvaro Bedova The New York Daily News Imagine a world where, as you drive into — or even walk through — New York City, your face is scanned and compared to a list of suspected terrorists or other serious criminals. Would this make you feel safe? Now, imagine that the technology is error-prone, and may misidentify innocent people as suspects. What about … Continue reading Smile! You’ve just been identified by face recognition
WikiLeaks’ latest Vault 7 release contains a batch of documents, named ‘Marble’, which detail CIA hacking tactics and how they can misdirect forensic investigators from attributing viruses, trojans and hacking attacks to their agency by inserted code fragments in foreign languages. The tool was in use as recently as 2016. Per the WikiLeaks release: Continue reading “WikiLeaks Reveals “Marble”: Proof CIA Disguises Their Hacks As Russian, Chinese, Arabic…”
Connecticut — It was only a matter of time. On Thursday, the Associated Press reported that lawmakers in Connecticut are currently considering allowing police to use weaponized drones.
“Connecticut lawmakers are considering whether the state should become the first in the country to allow police to use drones outfitted with deadly weapons,” AP writes, “a proposal immediately met with concern by civil rights and liberties advocates.”
The proposed bill, which overwhelmingly passed in the state’s Judiciary Committee and will now head to the House floor, would ban the use of weaponized drones for everyone but police. Rules on how and when cops could use armed drones would be established by the state Police Officer Standards and Training Council (POSTC). Continue reading “Connecticut Could Become The First State To Give Police Killer Drones”
A Northern Arizona University student lost credit on an English paper for using the word “mankind” instead of a gender-neutral alternative.
Cailin Jeffers, an English major at NAU, told Campus Reform that she received an email from one of her professors, Dr. Anne Scott, informing her that she had been docked one point out of a possible 50 on a recent paper for “problems with diction (word choice)” related to her use of the word “mankind” as a synonym for “humanity.” Continue reading “Student has grade docked for using ‘mankind’ in English paper”
Kiley Crossland Christian Headlines UPDATE: Rollins College has reinstated Marshall Polston, the Christian student suspended last week over conflict with a Muslim professor. His attorney said he plans to return to school next week. “A student’s freedom of speech and expression are the cornerstones of liberty in a free society,” attorney Kenneth Lewis said in a statement March 30, according to the Orlando Sentinel. Lewis … Continue reading College Reinstates Suspended Christian Student
Zenit ‘All of us are well aware that the past cannot be changed. Yet today, after fifty years of ecumenical dialogue between Catholics and Protestants, it is possible to engage in a purification of memory’ Below is the Vatican-provided translation of Pope Francis’ address to International Conference of Study organized by the Pontifical Council for Historical Sciences, on the occasion of the 500-Year Anniversary of the … Continue reading Pope’s Address to ‘Luther: 500 Years Later’ Conference
Zenit ‘All of us are well aware that the past cannot be changed. Yet today, after fifty years of ecumenical dialogue between Catholics and Protestants, it is possible to engage in a purification of memory’ “We are called to free ourselves from the prejudices,” and for the Pope, research is a way to do so… Pope Francis stressed this while addressing the International Conference of Study … Continue reading Pope: ‘We Are Called to Free Ourselves From the Prejudices’
Mass Private I Fight For The Future warns, by using the CRA to gut the FCC broadband privacy rules, lawmakers voted to allow ISPs to: Monitor and sell customer’s location data, search history, app usage, and browsing habits to advertisers without your permission Hijack customer’s search results, redirecting their traffic to paying third parties Insert ads into web pages that would otherwise not have them … Continue reading Big Brother to spy on our internet history and ISP address without a warrant