Google Says What The Government Thinks

In the course of a class-action lawsuit filed against Google in California, the company claimed its Gmail users have “no legitimate expectation of privacy.” Now the internet is in an

Fallout of Iranian Coup Felt 60 Years Later

Next month marks the 60th anniversary of the Central Intelligence Agency’s first major coup d’etat abroad. In August of 1953, agents ousted Iran’s then-democratically elected prime minister, Mohammad Mossadegh. At

More Torture At Guantanamo Bay?

Rapper Yasiin Bey, formerly known as Mos Def, agreed to be force fed on camera using the same standard operating procedure used on hunger striking prisoners at Guantanamo Bay. Even

Google Books Lives

PC World is reporting that Google Books has been allowed to live, for now. The win is huge for Google, which faced fines of up to $750 per copyrighted work,

Snowden Is Key To Transparency

At a press conference concerning NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden’s flight to Russia from Hong Kong, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said that “Mr. Snowden’s claim that he is focused

A Guide To The Marriage Debate

Gay marriage is one of several current political topics (the others being marijuana decriminalization and surveillance of American citizens) that fracture the simple left-right political spectrum, with conservatives, progressives, moderates,