Here's how my Aug. 11, 2003, column began: "Anyone who believes President Bush's Africa initiative, including sending U.S. troops to Liberia, will amount to more than a hill of beans is whistling Dixie. Maybe it's overly pessimistic, but most
Vladimir Putin's remarks at the 11th meeting of the Valdai International Discussion Club are worth more than a link in my latest column. These are the remarks of a humanitarian political leader, the like of which the world has not seen in my lifeti
Elon Musk just got biblical on the topic of artificial intelligence. In fact, he called it "our biggest existential threat". This from a man working hard to make it possible for you to take a snooze behind the wheel during your morning commute.
Frank Zappa on Voting, Partisanship and Communicating Through the Arts.
Rand Paul on Panel Discussion with Eric Schmidt, John Doerr on Technology and Politics at Vanity Fair's New Establishment Summit.
My sins creep up on me, sent by the Devil, and beset me by surprise.
As a young, single female, I guess I'm probably the furthest in most eyes from the typical profile of a self-sustaining person who prepares for anything.
Murray Rothbard pointed out in "Anatomy of the State" that worship of one's ancestors "becomes a none too subtle means of worship of one's ancient rulers."
After world-renowned scholar Noam Chomsky gave a major address on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in the hall of the United Nations General Assembly last week, Amy Goodman interviewed the world-renowned linguist and dissident before an audience of 8
Chomsky talks about the secret US foreign policy .
A comment on an article that comments on a book. I don't think either provides, for the topic they deal with, the depth it needs and deserves.
Continuing to allow airplane flights into America loaded with people streaming out of Ebola-ravaged Africa must be the dumbest act that Congress and Barack Obama could perpetrate on the American people.
Dear Readers, I now have for you the complete English transcript of Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov's speech to the United Nations.
Dear Readers, I now have for you the complete English transcript of Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov's speech to the United Nations. Lavrov's speech, together with President Putin's remarks in his Serbian press conference....
You'd think it'd be pretty embarrassing to be a tech journalist and still rock a first-generation iPad.
Once in a blue moon officials commit truth in public, but the intrepid leader of Germany's central bank has delivered a speech which let's loose of three of them in a single go.
October 16th was "World Food Day." Perhaps you missed it, but certainly for those directly involved, it's a contentious holiday – with two well funded farming models facing off with each other. -
I know many people have no interest in watching the boob tube because 99% of the programming is either mindless drivel or government sanctioned propaganda.
Chicken Little was in the woods one day when an acorn fell on her head. It scared her so much she trembled all over. She shook so hard, half her feathers fell out. "Help! Help!" she cried. "The sky is falling! I have to go tell the king!"
Governments will continue to act regardless of popular approval – and certainly regardless of any approval of mine
The Editor's Letter From The November 2014 Issue Of Popular Science
Conservatives have been outraged since the first of the year, not only because Colorado legalized the recreational use of marijuana, but also because some welfare recipients have, so they maintain, used their benefits to purchase it.
"Our team has come to the realization that a prosecution of our craft along traditional lines will fade to irrelevance, ultimately ending in extinction,"
We recently met with the courageous whistleblower for over three hours in Moscow for a wide-ranging conversation on surveillance, technology and politics.
His past was Jewish, but today he sees Israel as one of the most racist societies in the western world. Historian Shlomo Sand explains why he doesn't want to be Jewish anymore
Like many others, of late I've been sharing in the surreal experience of watching Bill Maher transform from a mildly interesting, "edgy," talk show host into a crude, overbearing demagogue.
Glenn Greenwald was one of the first reporters to see — and write about — the Edward Snowden files, with their revelations about the United States' extensive surveillance of private citizens. In this searing talk, .....
James Traficant's Last Public Speech
Acting under the cover of a Hollywood producer scouting a location for a science fiction film, a CIA agent launches a dangerous operation to rescue six Americans in Tehran during the U.S. hostage crisis in Iran in 1980
Edward Snowden Speaks: A Sneak Peek at an Exclusive Interview