SPIES HAVE dominated the news of late — the NSA spying scandal has revealed that the US government is basically tracking all our electronic communications. Today we discuss a couple… Read more »
WELL, WE’VE SURVIVED the Mayan Doomsday. So we begin the first day of the rest of the aeon with a look back at the Newtown, Connecticut shootings. For the record,… Read more »
Regardless of who wins the United States presidential election nine days from now, our drone war against suspected terrorists (and anyone within an acceptable radius, from a collateral damage standpoint) will continue without interruption.
IN WHICH we briefly discuss the recent wave of TV programming that elevates the 16th century mystic to the status of prophet. Why are so many people drawn to these… Read more »
SOMETIMES WE come across stories that seem important and connected, but we just can’t get our minds completely around them. Try these on for size. Lord James of Blackheath, whom… Read more »
ONE OF the world’s most dangerous professions right now has to be Iranian nuclear scientist. Four have been assassinated in the last two years, and the Iranian government claims to… Read more »