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Demand Justice for Human Rights Defenders in Guatemala
Science & Tech  (tags: freedoms, rights, environment, protection, society )

Julie
- 118 days ago - cqrcengage.com
Demand justice for human rights defenders in Guatemala.
Edward Snowden: Clinton's Call for a 'Manhattan-Like Project' Is Terrifying -: @Rollingstone
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, computers, humans, investigation, internet, rights, freedoms, safety, police, law, politics )

Wilde
- 131 days ago - rollingstone.com
Clinton's Big Brotherish proposal at Saturday's Democratic debate was both troubling and vague
Biases Against Facial Characteristics Might Have Chilling Real-World Effects
Science & Tech  (tags: usa, world, violence, safety, society, politics, police, obituary, law, media, news, murder, humans, health, government, ethics, freedoms, crime, culture, death, education, abuse, dishonesty, corruption, rights, research )

O O
- 280 days ago - arstechnica.com
People having faces judged as less trustworthy given the death penalty more often than people viewed as trustworthy, according to recent research in the journal Psychological Science,alarming pic how systems of legal punishment are vulnerable to biases
Act Now to Stop Internet Censorship
Science & Tech  (tags: censorship, computers, internet, abuse, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government )

Kathy
- 354 days ago - battleforthenet.com
Congress just introduced legislation to "Fast Track" the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP. It's a secretive deal, negotiated behind closed doors by government bureaucrats and corporate lobbyists, containing dangerous provisions (like SOPA) that threaten
New Documentary Exposes the Corporate- Backed 'Experts' Who Lie About Climate Change
Science & Tech  (tags: world, science, research, environment, ethics, politics, government, freedoms, dishonesty, interesting, media, sadness, climate-change, global warming, government, politics, humans, scientists )

Carrie
- 413 days ago - rawstory.com
For Naomi Oreskes, professor of scientific history at Harvard, there's no more vivid illustration of the bitter war between science and politics than Florida's ban on state employees using terms such as 'climate change' and 'global warming'.
Einstein's Letter Defending Marie Curie Reveals How Long Trolls Have Slut-Shamed Women
Science & Tech  (tags: women, society, rights, education, freedoms, scientists, discovery )

Wilde
- 508 days ago - alternet.org
The great physicist was outraged at the cruel rumor mill.
Hair Analysis Underway in Texas
Science & Tech  (tags: society, safety, sadness, rights, police, law, interesting, humans, freedoms, crime, culture, abuse, americans, ethics, study, research, science, scientists, discovery )

JL
- 819 days ago - innocenceproject.org
the Texas Forensic Science Commission (TFSC) voted unanimously Friday morning to review state criminal convictions that included testimony on microscopic hair analysis.
Tell the FCC: Stand Up for Internet Freedom! ACTION
Science & Tech  (tags: internet, computer, FCC, Tom Wheeler, freedoms, business, consumers )

Nancy
- 824 days ago - act.presente.org
Join us in calling on the FCC and their new leader Tom Wheeler to preserve Internet freedom by reclassifying broadband internet and vigorously enforcing net neutrality rules.
Indonesian Indigenous Groups Fight Climate Change With GPS Mapping
Science & Tech  (tags: asia, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, freedoms, humanrights, HumanRights, violence, UnitedNations, society, politics, technology, world, science, NewTechnology, interesting, Gizmos, environment, climate, safety )

JL
- 841 days ago - irinnews.org
Indigenous communities in Indonesia are using GPS technology to demarcate the boundaries of their ancestral lands, a move many believe could also help mitigate the negative effects of climate change.
Video:A Hilarious New NSA Video for the Holidays
Science & Tech  (tags: humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, government, ethics, HumanRights, world, usa, politics, africa, asia, europe, middle-east, society, cover-up, propaganda, science, NewTechnology, technology, investigation, discovery, internet )

JL
- 870 days ago - aclu.org
This new video is the perfect way to show your friends that while Santa's spying operation may be magical, the NSA's is very real--and why we should all care.
Take Action: End the NSA's Dragnet Surveillance Program!
Science & Tech  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, asia, conflict, ethics, europe, freedoms, government, humanrights, unitednations, usa, world, UnitedNations, politics, middle-east, HumanRights, study, technology, internet, Gizmos, discovery, society, safety )

JL
- 877 days ago - secure2.convio.net
A NSA senior manager, speaking anonymously to the Washington Post, admitted that the NSA gets vast volumes of location data of Americans as well as overseas cell phone users by tapping into the cables that connect mobile networks.
United Nations Counterterrorism Official Launches Investigation Into NSA Surveillance
Science & Tech  (tags: humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics, government, HumanRights, world, UnitedNations, unitednations, usa, europe, freedoms, goodnews, GoodNews, technology, internet, investigation )

JL
- 879 days ago - theverge.com
The United Nations senior counterterrorism official is launching an investigation into the surveillance activities of both the United States' and the United Kingdom's intelligence agencies.
Video:A 15-Year-Old With A Huge Brain And An Even Bigger Heart Blows MIT Away
Science & Tech  (tags: africa, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics, world, usa, interesting, freedoms, HumanRights, technology, science, scientists, society, NewTechnology, investigation, Gizmos, discovery, energy )

JL
- 881 days ago - upworthy.com
Alvin Melathe In a world where the word "genius" gets thrown around to describe taxi-cab apps and online dating algorithms, it's nice to meet someone who remembers that truly important inventions are about making life better for your community & your w
U.N. Committee Calls for End to Excessive Electronic Spying
Science & Tech  (tags: humanrights, UnitedNations, usa, unitednations, world, ethics, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms, GoodNews, government, HumanRights, technology, NewTechnology, discovery )

JL
- 883 days ago - reuters.com
A U.N. General Assembly committee on Tuesday called for an end to excessive electronic surveillance and expressed concern at the harm such scrutiny, including spying in foreign states and the mass collection of personal data, may have on human rights.
 

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