It’s been more than a year since Aaron Swartz’s tragic death, and now his life is the subject of a new documentary. The film tells the story of a political activist and innovator who put theory into practice, always experimenting and building new tools and methodologies to animate his theory of change.
What’s going to be on the agenda in Washington this week? The topics discussed on the Sunday political talk shows often serve as an indicator of the hot topics to come. Here’s what was discussed.
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The St. Louis Tea Party has organized a series of shopping sprees at businesses in Ferguson, Missouri ravaged by more than a week of looting and rioting. Unless you live in the St. Louis TV market, it’s a human-interest story likely to be left out of mainstream media reports from Ferguson. The idea behind the […]
The conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch issued a statement Friday, claiming that government sources have confirmed that Islamic State terrorists are operating in Mexico and planning terror attacks on the U.S. Via Judicial Watch: Islamic terrorist groups are operating in the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez and planning to attack the United States with […]
Following President Barack Obama’s brazen announcement that his administration has yet to come up with a strategy to respond to the Islamic State (ISIS) terrorists gaining ground in the Middle East, British Prime Minister David Cameron called the ISIS gains a “greater and deeper threat to security than we have known” in an address to […]
Summer’s winding down. Pretty soon, it’ll be too cold to do the ice bucket challenge. In many communities, school has begun. College football kicked off this week. And it’s the Friday before Labor Day, the three-day weekend that Americans tend to equate with the end of summer. Typically during this time of the year, Americans […]
The head of one progressive super PAC is justifying his group’s acceptance of funds from progressive billionaire George Soros, even as he condemns conservative committees for taking contributions from the libertarian-aligned Koch brothers. The difference, he argues, is simply that he’s on the good guys’ side.
The U.S. Department of Justice received a massive settlement from Bank of America over its alleged obfuscation of the risks associated with residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) during the recent housing crisis. You won’t believe who’s getting a piece of the pie.