articles tagged: current events
and so the world loses a titan of journalism…
# politics

and so the world loses a titan of journalism…

R.I.P. Christopher Hitchens, 04.13.1949 - 12.15.2011

when the world has no order, invent one…
# politics

when the world has no order, invent one…

When you don't understand how the world is changing, you can either learn more about it, or you can weave a conspiracy theory to explain it. Why do so many choose the latter?

why politics and science still don’t mix
# politics

why politics and science still don’t mix

In American politics, scientists have two choices: a party that actively hates them and a party that merely pays lip service to their work.

wikileaks embraces transparency. eh, kind of.
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wikileaks embraces transparency. eh, kind of.

WikiLeaks decides to give the world a peek at its books. Well, sort of. A few of them. And only kind of.

welcome to realpolitik. and no, it won’t be pretty
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welcome to realpolitik. and no, it won’t be pretty

It seems amazing how many people seem shocked and befuddled that governments viciously compete with one another on the world stage.