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internetchamploo:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hybristophilia

"In popular culture, this phenomenon is also known as “Bonnie and Clyde Syndrome”."

T. J. Lane did this: Chardon High School shooting

Across America, too many children and teens don’t have a safe place to sleep at night. Among lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) youth, there is a crisis of homelessness. Recent studies show that 40% of the estimated 1.6 million homeless and runaway youth in the U.S. identify as LGBT.

AUCKLAND, New Zealand—The New Zealand spy agency, the Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB), worked in 2012 and 2013 to implement a mass metadata surveillance system even as top government officials publicly insisted no such program was being planned and would not be legally permitted.

 (via New Zealand Launched Mass Surveillance Project While Publicly Denying It - The Intercept)

AUCKLAND, New Zealand—The New Zealand spy agency, the Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB), worked in 2012 and 2013 to implement a mass metadata surveillance system even as top government officials publicly insisted no such program was being planned and would not be legally permitted.

(via New Zealand Launched Mass Surveillance Project While Publicly Denying It - The Intercept)

Stellar’s visibly shaken chief engineer, reviewing the same documents, shares his boss’ reaction. “The intelligence services could use this data to shut down the internet in entire African countries that are provided access via our satellite connections,” he says.

(via The NSA and GCHQ Campaign Against German Satellite Companies - The Intercept)

Stellar’s visibly shaken chief engineer, reviewing the same documents, shares his boss’ reaction. “The intelligence services could use this data to shut down the internet in entire African countries that are provided access via our satellite connections,” he says.

(via The NSA and GCHQ Campaign Against German Satellite Companies - The Intercept)

socialjusticekoolaid:

The Ferguson City Council convened for the first time since Mike Brown’s death, and proved that they literally give no fucks about what the community has to say. Added to their vague, paltry proposed reforms, seems real change will have to come in Ferguson via the ballot box. I don’t care where you live folks— let this be a lesson in voting/participating in your local elections and government! #staywoke #farfromover 

I should much rather see reasonable agreement with the Arabs on the basis of living together in peace than the creation of a Jewish state… My awareness of the essential nature of Judaism resists the idea of a Jewish state with borders, an army, and a measure of temporal power… I am afraid of the inner damage Judaism will sustain.
Albert Einstein (via american-radical)
The episode sheds light on a crucial but little-known dimension of Clinton’s diplomatic legacy. Under her leadership, the State Department worked closely with energy companies to spread fracking around the globe—part of a broader push to fight climate change, boost global energy supply, and undercut the power of adversaries such as Russia that use their energy resources as a cudgel. But environmental groups fear that exporting fracking, which has been linked to drinking-water contamination and earthquakes at home, could wreak havoc in countries with scant environmental regulation. And according to interviews, diplomatic cables, and other documents obtained by Mother Jones, American officials—some with deep ties to industry—also helped US firms clinch potentially lucrative shale concessions overseas, raising troubling questions about whose interests the program actually serves.
(via How Hillary Clinton’s State Department Sold Fracking to the World | Mother Jones)

The episode sheds light on a crucial but little-known dimension of Clinton’s diplomatic legacy. Under her leadership, the State Department worked closely with energy companies to spread fracking around the globe—part of a broader push to fight climate change, boost global energy supply, and undercut the power of adversaries such as Russia that use their energy resources as a cudgel. But environmental groups fear that exporting fracking, which has been linked to drinking-water contamination and earthquakes at home, could wreak havoc in countries with scant environmental regulation. And according to interviews, diplomatic cables, and other documents obtained by Mother Jones, American officials—some with deep ties to industry—also helped US firms clinch potentially lucrative shale concessions overseas, raising troubling questions about whose interests the program actually serves.

(via How Hillary Clinton’s State Department Sold Fracking to the World | Mother Jones)

inquisitorpsyduck:

questionall:

While internet users in the US struggle with expensive and slow connections provided by cable corporations, Chattanooga, Tennessee’s fiber-optic network, “The Gig”, is a taxpayer-owned public utility that boasts internet speeds 50 times faster than the rest of the country. SHARE this if the FCC should dump their plans to end net neutrality and classify the internet as a public utility. LIKE our page US Uncut! http://nyti.ms/1cQHGRG

and “totally not paid off” politicians keep blocking other cities attempts to duplicate it.

inquisitorpsyduck:

questionall:

While internet users in the US struggle with expensive and slow connections provided by cable corporations, Chattanooga, Tennessee’s fiber-optic network, “The Gig”, is a taxpayer-owned public utility that boasts internet speeds 50 times faster than the rest of the country. SHARE this if the FCC should dump their plans to end net neutrality and classify the internet as a public utility. LIKE our page US Uncut! http://nyti.ms/1cQHGRG

and “totally not paid off” politicians keep blocking other cities attempts to duplicate it.

rainbowthundercunt:

I didn’t even wait for all the gifs to load before I reblogged this…