They're going to keep going until they lose this war they've won. Gay marriage is knocking over barriers everywhere. After a long, hard fight, it appears that gay marriage proponents are winning. If they were smart, they'd take "yes" for an answer and pick up their winning marbles before people start changing their
I wrote a post a couple of days ago in which I asked the question Are Gay Marriage Activists Too Needy to Take Yes for an Answer? The combox response was immediate and vociferous. Before I could say "wedding cake," the discussion had abandoned the matter of political exigencies, as well as the weighty Constitutional
It's the notion that in a free society, anyone should be able to read, learn, and debate without being monitored and recorded. Americans have long cherished this freedom, but author Neil Richards says it's being threatened by pervasive online tracking of digital habits and social media discussions.
Challenges remain for “Industry 4.0,” but the buzz is growing.
Google wrote its mission statement in 1999, a year after launch, setting the course for the company's next decade: In 2001, Google made their first acquisition, the Deja archives. The largest
Monopoly is back: Barry Lynn on the concentration of American economic power - and how we can restore fairness
Globalization seems to be looked on as an unmitigated "good" by economists. Unfortunately, economists seem to be guided by their badly flawed models; they miss real-world problems. In particular, they miss the point that the world is finite. We don't have infinite resources, or unlimited ability to handle excess pollution. So we are setting up
All the biggest product brands in the world are owned by a handful of corporation. Food, cleaning products, banks, airlines, cars, media companies... everything is in the hands of these megacorporations. These graphics show how everything is connected.
The shift to a robot economy is as much political as it is technological.
People can raze mountains, divert rivers, clear forests and give subsidies, grants and preferential loans as a welcome to corporations, but the companies themselves don't have any loyalty to communities
A Call to Integrate Faith, Ecology and the Global Economy To sign on to this statement as an organization or individual, For a pamphlet version of this statement, click here As hope-filled people, we stand in awe of Earth's goodness and its capacity to provide abundant life for all God's creation. We recognize our interconnection with Earth
America's global dominance is fading-and a rising superpower in the East is poised to take its place. Renowned for their formidable work ethic, savings habit, discipline and math skills, its workers are already putting Westerners out of jobs. It's the world's second-biggest economy, and the question isn't whether it will oust the US from its perch, but when.
Today two key committees of the European Parliament voted in favour of creating public registries of who ultimately owns and controls companies and trusts registered in the EU, in a move welcomed by Global Witness.
When most Australians think about farmers, one image still springs to mind: a family in Akubras and Blundstones, battling the elements with a Blue Heeler by their side. That's still the image invoked by
Il governo italiano non si è degnato di rivolgere alla coppia del Lingotto la madre delle domande: cosa ne viene al nostro Paese?rnrnLa nuova Fiat Chrysler Automobiles avrà la sede sociale in Olanda. Quella fiscale nel Regno Unito, ma il gruppo continuerà a
We live in the age of cryptocurrency heists, Chinese moon landings, eco-disasters and electronic cigarettes. Sounds like something out of a cyberpunk novel. Well, a cyberpunk novel without the brain implants, but don't worry, those are coming, too. But one big cyberpunk theme that hasn'
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This post was jointly written by Jonathan Gray (@jwyg), Director of Policy and Ideas at the Open Knowledge Foundation and Tony Hirst (@psychemedia), Data Storyteller at the Open Knowledge Foundatio