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Mindscapes audiobook available as of today on Audible

My book of short stories, Mindscapes: Ten Science Fiction and Speculative Fiction Short Stories, is available starting today on Audible. For a preview and sample audio clip you can click on the book’s cover above or… 81 more words

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Fitbit to Schumer: We don't sell personal data

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The maker of a popular line of wearable fitness-tracking devices says it has never sold personal data to advertisers, contrary to concerns raised by U.S. 103 more words

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Awake #Ferguson Protesters Comment On The Police State Assault

Protesters comment on the police state that has surrounded Ferguson.

Politics

6 Year Average on Surveillance in City of Lowell - $26,413.25

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Holy Smoke! Just look at the vast amount of money in a multi-million dollar budget that was spent on average in 1 year here in Lowell. 131 more words

Politics

Smolander: Income inequality does matter in Canada

Francis Fukuyama’s 1989 essay “The End of History?” bellowed an overly optimistic argument in suggesting the conclusion of the Cold War inferred a triumph of the liberal democratic model, which represented “the final form of human government.” In Canada, a similar tone has been articulated in response to the recent news that Canada’s middle-class is now the world’s wealthiest — making income inequality a peripheral concern. 622 more words

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