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Facebook’s New Suicide Detecting A.I. Could Put Innocent People Behind Bars

Imagine police knocking on your door because you posted a ‘troubling comment’ on a social media website. Imagine a judge forcing you to be jailed, sorry I meant hospitalized, because a computer program found your...

Meet the Assholes Responsible for Keeping Marijuana Illegal

Americans overwhelmingly agree that marijuana should be legal, so why isn’t it? So glad you asked… (FEE) In this era of political polarization, when Americans seem to agree on absolutely nothing, let me reassure you. We overwhelmingly...

The U.S. Sold $42 Billion in Weapons to Rest of the World in 2017

(The AEGIS Alliance) - Continued bragging that the United States is the 'global provider of choice' for arms, Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) Director Lt. Gen. Charles Hooper has issued a statement reporting that the U.S....

The StingRay Spy Device Is Exactly Why the 4th Amendment Was Written

(FEE) — Imagine you are in the middle of your typical day-to-day activities. Maybe you are driving, spending time with family, or working. If you are like most people, your phone is at your side...

Pentagon Sent Thousands More Soldiers to Iraq and Syria – and Lying to Us About It

(The AEGIS Alliance) - When the Pentagon is talking about numbers in Iraq and Syria, it is always the same story. There's about 5,262 U.S. soldiers in Iraq and 503 in Syria they say....

Residents Seeking Answers as Mysterious Booms Rock Cities Around the World

(ANTIMEDIA) — In 2017, large boom sounds startled residents in states across the country. Though some of these incidents have been caused by industrial and aircraft companies, the cause of others remains unknown. On November 22, an...

Tech Companies Join Forces on Cyber Monday to Defend Net Neutrality

Airbnb, Pinterest, and Twitter were among 200 companies that spoke out against FCC's planned repeal of key Internet protections. (Common Dreams) - Joining progressive open Internet advocates, more than 200 companies made an argument in...

Mother Charged For Putting Recorder In Daughter’s Backpack To Stop Bullying

(Activist Post) - In an insane story, the mother of a Norfolk, Virginia student is facing charges for putting a recorder in her daughter’s backpack to capture bullying, WAVY reported. “I tried to be fair, but...