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6 weeks ago
Tim Berners-Lee urges Britain to fight 'snooper's charter'
Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the world wide web, has urged Britons to fight the government’s plans to extend the country’s surveillance powers, and act as a…
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8 weeks ago
Silk Road website founder jailed for life in New York
A San Francisco man who created the underground drug-selling website Silk Road has been sentenced to life in prison by a judge who cited six deaths from drugs…
news  silkroad  bitcoin  from instapaper
8 weeks ago
Hastert paid to hide sexual misconduct, newspaper reports | Al Jazeera America
Former U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Dennis Hastert, indicted Thursday on federal criminal charges, was paying a male from his past to try to conceal…
news  sexualabuse  dennishastert  from instapaper
8 weeks ago
Why Did We Ever Make the Duggars Famous in the First Place?
The news that 19 Kids and Counting reality TV star Josh Duggar molested several young girls has Americans outraged and fans defensive. TLC pulled the show, and…
religion  theduggars  stupidity  realitytv  from instapaper
8 weeks ago
Vatican says Ireland gay marriage vote is 'defeat for humanity' | World news | The Guardian
Vatican says is "defeat for humanity". Or maybe, just maybe, God is trying to tell us something Pope Francis.
vatican  lgbt  gaymarriage  ireland  news  from twitter_favs
9 weeks ago
The ‘Ins’ and ‘Outs’ of Britain’s referendum
David Cameron, UK Prime Minister | Getty LONDON — As the battle-lines are drawn for Britain’s referendum on the European Union, the ‘Out’ camp has established…
ukip  politics  brexit  ukpolitics  uk  from instapaper
9 weeks ago
Padraig Reidy: Why did the government panic over a few letters on farming? - Index on Censorship | Index on Censorship
With the publication of Prince Charles' "black spider" letters, ministers fear they will lose control of the freedom of information process It has been hailed…
princecharles  royalty  government  ukpolitics  censorship  freedomofinformation  from instapaper
10 weeks ago
Working-class Tories are not just turkeys voting for Christmas | Suzanne Moore
Among the many failures surrounding the general election last week was a colossal failure of the imagination. Something went very wrong, not just in the polling…
ukpolitics  ukge2015  conservativeparty  class  suzannemoore  from:guardian  from instapaper
10 weeks ago
Wikimedia Foundation — Back to its roots — Medium
Back when there were about a dozen of us at the Wikimedia Foundation, there were tons of blogs and articles about how Wikipedia “got something wrong” and “they”…
wikipedia  wikimedia  from instapaper
10 weeks ago
Debating Same-Sex Marriage: An Interview With John Corvino
Debating Same Sex Marriage John Corvino Maggie Gallagher book cover Professor is the co-author of an excellent new book, Debating Same-Sex Marriage . The book…
johncorvino  lgbt  from instapaper
10 weeks ago
John Corvino discusses ‘real children’ in new book | Freedom to Marry
In a new book,  Debating Same-Sex Marriage , philosopher and prominent gay advocate  John Corvino  works to make the case for the freedom to marry while Maggie…
johncorvino  lgbt  from instapaper
10 weeks ago
How The Conservative Obsession With Policing Poor People’s Shopping Carts Got Started
by Alan Pyke Posted on May 12, 2015 at 8:00 am
The first time a state government tried to bar food stamps recipients from buying certain types of…
politics  food  conservatism  from instapaper
11 weeks ago
Cameron rebooted: five more years of a shiny computerised toe in a prime-ministerial suit
It was supposed to be more complicated. After the vote, they said we’d have to get out the constitutional slide rule to try to work out who’d won. The Wikipedia…
charliebrooker  from:guardian  davidcameron  conservativeparty  ukpolitics  from instapaper
11 weeks ago
Capabilities and Libertarianism, Part I: Basics of Capabilities
I have continually badgered the folks behind Cato Unbound to do a discussion on the capabilities approach and how it might relate to libertarianism. My earnest…
capabilities  libertarianism  politics  politicalphilosophy  from instapaper
11 weeks ago
Capabilities and Libertarianism, Part II: Capabilities for Bullet-Biting Libertarians
In the previous post I described the capabilities approach and discussed some of its appeal. The story grows in the telling, as they say, and I’ve decided to…
capabilities  libertarianism  politics  politicalphilosophy  from instapaper
11 weeks ago
Capabilities and Libertarianism Part III: Capabilities for Neoclassical Liberals
So far I have discussed how some forms of libertarianism cannot be justified for reasons any self-respecting  capabilitarian would accept. I know of no…
capabilities  libertarianism  politics  politicalphilosophy  from instapaper
11 weeks ago
Michael Gove's attempt to repeal the Human Rights Act faces almost insurmountable odds
The new Justice Secretary, Michael Gove, is probably the cleverest man in David Cameron’s new Cabinet.
That is just as well, because he faces formidable…
humanrights  ukpolitics  michaelgove  from instapaper
11 weeks ago
The Menace Within
It began with an ad in the classifieds.
Male college students needed for psychological study of prison life. $15 per day for 1-2 weeks. More than 70 people…
stanfordprisonexperiment  torture  psychology  zimbardo  from instapaper
11 weeks ago
Invictus: A blog on U.S. Politics and the Fight Against Torture
This 2005 Stanford Daily article by Carlo Prescott (reposted below) on the famous Stanford Prison Experiment (SPE) raises serious questions about both the…
stanfordprisonexperiment  torture  psychology  zimbardo  from instapaper
11 weeks ago
I do not want to be English – and any attempt to create an English identity will fail
The scale of the SNP’s victory in Scotland virtually compels all the UK-wide political parties to start centring themselves on a place called England. Whether…
from:guardian  snp  ukpolitics  scotland  nationalidentity  england  from instapaper
11 weeks ago
Atheism Terrifies People Because It Makes Us Think About Death | VICE | United States
When my friend and fellow nonbeliever Greta Christina wrote her recent book Coming Out Atheist: How to Do It, How to Help Each Other, and Why , she noticed a…
atheism  death  from instapaper
11 weeks ago
How the Issue of Death Affects Coming Out as Atheist
There’s an interesting piece up on Vice by Simon Davis, my friend and colleague and Vice’s death correspondent. He’s writing about the research that recently…
atheism  death  gretachristina  from instapaper
11 weeks ago
The Difference Between Bigotry and Blasphemy
A man holds a U.S. flag across the street from the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland, Texas. LM Otero / AP The name of the poor wretch is lost to history, but…
blasphemy  censorship  religion  from instapaper
11 weeks ago
Dan Jarvis rules himself out of Labour leadership contest
Dan Jarvis has ruled out himself out of the Labour leadership contest, insisting that he wants to put his children before his immediate political career. The…
ukpolitics  labourparty  from:guardian  from instapaper
11 weeks ago
Norfolk Island loses its parliament as Canberra takes control
Norfolk Island, Australia’s only self-governing offshore territory, will be stripped of its parliament and wide-ranging powers will be handed to Canberra.
australia  politics  norfolkisland  from instapaper
11 weeks ago
George Galloway to mount legal challenge over election defeat
George Galloway has said that he has begun legal proceedings to overturn the election result in Bradford West, after he lost by more than 11,000 votes to the…
georgegalloway  ukpolitics  ukge2015  bradford  bradfordwest  from instapaper
11 weeks ago
Trojan Horse-linked school appoints former disgraced councillor as new chairman of governors
Park View Academy A Birmingham school at the centre of the Trojan Horse plot has appointed a former disgraced councillor as its new chair of governors. Waheed…
ukpolitics  birmingham  religion  from instapaper
11 weeks ago
Six dos and don’ts when lobbying your MP, by Stella Creasy
I come from a campaigning and activist background – it’s why I stood to be an MP, as I want to change the world. Those two things don’t conflict, but sometimes…
ukpolitics  from:guardian  from instapaper
11 weeks ago
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