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Russian Hacking: Social Engineering vs Ethical Journalism

Russian Hacking Story is Manipulation of American Public By: Todd Smekens Muncie, Indiana BLOG– The case of Russians hacking the Democratic National Committee, along with Julian Assange and his website, Wikileaks, has some incredible teaching points for Americans. Especially, Americans who suffer from amnesia, or those who mostly follow their favorite nightly news anchor on television. […]

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Culture Government

Has Snowden’s NSA Leaks Become Privatized

Keeping Secrets: Pierre Omidyar, Glenn Greenwald and the privatization of Snowden’s NSA leaks (via Pando Daily) By Mark Ames On November 27, 2013Who “owns” the NSA leaks by Edward Snowden to reporters Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras? Given that eBay founder Pierre Omidyar just invested a quarter of a billion dollars to personally hire Greenwald…

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Wellness

FDA Doesn’t Pull Drugs From Market

FDA Let Drugs Approved on Fraudulent Research Stay on the Market by Rob Garver and Charles Seife, Special to ProPublica On the morning of May 3, 2010, three agents of the Food and Drug Administration descended upon the Houston office of Cetero Research, a firm that conducted research for drug companies worldwide. Lead agent Patrick […]

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Government

Hypocrisy in Congress Remains

Do As We Say, Congress Says, Then Does What It Wants by Theodoric Meyer, ProPublica When CBS News reported in 2011 that members of Congress weren’t prohibited from insider trading, Congress moved swiftly. President Obama signed a law banning it within six months of the broadcast. But Congress is still exempt from portions of a […]