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Environment orgs fear a big chill heading their way

By Alison Potter

Representatives of climate-active NGOs have questioned the free-speech ‘high ground’ of conservative voices in Australia who want to curtail political activism.

Environment groups in Canada are under intense scrutiny over their political messages. 1,574 more words

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Life tracking: Do we know what information we are surrendering?

Matt Bungard

I, like many other fitness-conscious people both here and abroad, have taken to tracking my exercise and general movement. I first had an… 481 more words

International Issues

Quiz: The highest and lowest ranked nations in terms of press freedom

Matt Bungard

The 2014 World Press Freedom Index, an initiative from Reporters Without Borders, paints an interesting picture into the safest and least safe parts of the world for journalists – in terms of what they can write, and how much freedom they have to do so. 29 more words

International Issues

Free to be Funny: USA, France, England

Vodcast by Nicholas Adams-Dzierzba

Louis CK

Dieudonne M’Bala M’Bala

Top Gear & Steve Coogan

International Issues

A most Dangerous Festival of Ideas

SEO Alternative title- Festival of Dangerous Ideas 2014: Rushdie, Gessen, Cacho

(Salman Rushdie in 1989)

(Embed Spritz quote) “Originality is dangerous. It challenges, questions, overturns assumptions, unsettles moral codes, disrespects sacred cows or other such entities. 506 more words

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Russians drop Satellite over Colorado Springs

A test?  EMP Test?  Folks… this is VERY SERIOUS in case you’re not quite grasping this situation.

Colorado Springs is the home for the Missile Defense Agency, NORAD, Ft. 2,705 more words

The Throes Of Tyranny

Jim Lantern reblogged this on The Lantern Journal.

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The U.S. Observer is a group of conservative, independent journalists interested in all things United States of America. Within our borders or beyond, if it concerns the United States, you can find thought-provoking commentary here. 386 more words