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Obama Orders Intelligence Report On Russian Election Hacking

WASHINGTON — President Obama has ordered American intelligence agencies to produce a full report on Russian efforts to influence the 2016 presidential election, his homeland security adviser said on Friday. 518 more words

The Americas

If If If If If If If If If If If Okie Doke. :-P

Hands down the most random thing I’ve seen on YouTube in a very long time…  :-P

Too… much… free… time…  :-P  Someone please let PlaceBoing out of the house some time… sooner rather than later.  :-P


Richard Ashworth's Diary for the Metal Rat 2016

Higher Perches: here comes the Rooster.
My diary for the month of the Metal Rat
(01:54am Dec 7th to 12:36pm Jan 5th inclusive)
in the Year of the Fire Monkey. 1,312 more words

Feng Shui

New Solidarities

New Solidarities, a two-day event of talks and discussion, took place between 18.11 – 19.11.2016 as part of the Baltic Circle Festival in Helsinki. Curated by two Romanian artists, Alexandra Pirici and Raluca Voinea, the event featured talks ranging from recent feminist theory to women’s rights activism in Africa and urban resilience projects in Europe. 1,904 more words


One Left

In the past 8 months the political world has experienced what can only be called a shit storm.

April seems to have been the last month of “normality” that the world experienced, around the same time this “photo of the day” was taken, where the world’s top political leaders met prior to their meeting in Germany. 12 more words


Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.)

It has taken me a while to digest what has happened in the US election. I have lived away from the US for 14 years, now, and watched from afar as the country seemed to become increasingly divided over some issues that I feel pretty strongly about. 1,301 more words

Civil Rights

Trump defies expectations

Trump defies expectations and takes White House on a wave of populism

Pippa Norris, Harvard University 9 November 2016

Election night in America was stunning. 769 more words