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Escaping the NSA Twitter Moves non-U.S. Accounts to Ireland*

Escaping the NSA Twitter Moves non-U.S. Accounts to Ireland*

Twitter has adopted a new privacy policy, which places the accounts of all users not based in the United States under the control of Twitter International Company in Dublin, Ireland. 202 more words

Society

Monroe Doctrine now!

Monroe Doctrine now!
I have NO intention to insult any one of American-99%.
I DO love American-99%. I DO love the U.S.
I have NO intention to support American-top1%. 1,501 more words

William F. Buckley, not Dietrich Bonhoeffer or Bull Connor

Have you ever seen this video of a 1965 Cambridge Union debate on “the Negro problem” between James Baldwin and William F. Buckley? If not, you need to sit down and watch it. 1,501 more words

Jeffster Awards #42

This is the next installment of an ongoing series at Deconstructing Myths…the Jeffster Awards! This award will be given on an ongoing basis to five outstanding blog posts that caught my wandering eye. 142 more words

Civil Rights

Law and Order Comes to SHSU

The Center for Law, Engagement, And Politics has hosted the 10th Court of Appeals for five straight years, and the Court’s latest visit offered an especially interesting set of cases. 563 more words

Politics

Weekend Update

There have been further developments of some of the stories I posted about in yesterday’s Friday Links (Hugos and movies edition), as well as some things I would have included if I had seen them earlier. 396 more words

Lgbt

Europe-wide March against Trade Deal between EU and US*

Europe-wide March against Trade Deal between EU and US*

People across Europe have kicked off a day of action against an emerging free trade pact with the US. 354 more words

Humanities