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Posted in Civil Rights Law

Chicago Cop Under Investigation Again Over Social Media Posts

In September, Chicago Police Officer John Catanzara made headlines after posting on Facebook a picture of himself, in uniform, holding…

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Posted in Interent Law Technology

Soon You May Not Even Have to Click on a Website Contract to Be Bound by Its Terms

If you’re like most people, you’ve probably clicked “I agree” on many online contracts without ever reading them. Soon you…

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Posted in Personal Philosophy

What is it, the Tao?

What is it, the Tao? Leave your mind open to question. An open mind, an open question. The answer is…

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Posted in Civil Rights

DeVos Has Scuttled More Than 1,200 Civil Rights Probes Inherited From Obama

Whether schoolchildren in DeSoto County, Mississippi, are paddled varies by their race. Black students are almost two and a half…

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Posted in Government Law Politics

Former Trump Officials Are Supposed to Avoid Lobbying. Except 33 Haven’t.

It’s been more than two years since President Donald Trump, who rallied campaign supporters with calls to “drain the swamp”…

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Federal Authorities Raided Trump Fundraiser’s Office in Money Laundering Probe

Federal authorities raided the office of Republican fundraiser Elliott Broidy last summer, seeking records related to his dealings with foreign…

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“Trump, Inc.” Goes Beyond Collusion

In this “Trump, Inc.” podcast extra, we talk about what we know, what we don’t know and what we still want to know after Attorney General William Barr gave his summary of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report. Trump, Inc co-hosts Andrea Bernstein and Ilya Marritz joined Maya Wiley, professor at the New School and MSNBC Legal Analyst, on WNYC’s Brian Lehrer show to review the ongoing investigations.

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Posted in Science Technology

This Mini Wind Turbine Can Power Your Home in a Gentle Breeze

The first time you see a Nemoi wind turbine, you may not realize it’s a turbine at all. A white…

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Posted in Science Technology Virtual Reality

Sci-Fi Short Film ‘Uncanny Valley’ Paints a Dark Future for Virtual Reality

What’s the worst possible outcome of virtual reality technology going mainstream? A generation of burnt-out, washed-up VR junkies losing touch…