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Achieving A Single View Of The Citizen

James Orr gov.aol.com Citizens rely on numerous critical services from the public sector. Delivering these services in a cohesive way involves uniting a diverse base of people, processes, systems and agencies. The first step to bridging this “information divide” involves … Continue reading

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Are You Unintentionally Poisoning Your Food?

Anthony Gucciardi Natural Society While you and your family may be eating high quality organic foods on a routine basis, a simple food preparation mistake may actually be poisoning the food you eat. What’s more, you may even be told … Continue reading

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“The NSA Is Lying”: U.S. Government Has Copies of Most of Your Emails Says NSA Whistleblower

Democracy Now National Security Agency whistleblower William Binney reveals he believes domestic surveillance has become more expansive under President Obama than President George W. Bush. He estimates the NSA has assembled 20 trillion “transactions” — phone calls, emails and other … Continue reading

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NSA’s huge new $2bn spy center will be used to snoop on ordinary Americans, warn experts

Daily Mail Reporter Daily Mail The National Security Agency is facing claims that its new spy centre in Utah will have the power to monitor ordinary Americans. Intelligence expert James Bamford recently interviewed a whistleblower who claimed that the NSA … Continue reading

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Big Brother is Back – ID Cards Were Nothing Compared to This Government’s Snooping Plans

Johnny Void The Void Iain Duncan Smith’s new database, quietly being built in India, is set to be the most expansive data-mining operation every carried out by any Government against it’s citizens. The Universal Credit system will contain an unprecedented … Continue reading

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Spaniards worry about the increasing air pollution levels

Press TV Reporter Press TV Spanish environmentalists have released a report to voice their concerns over the increasing air pollution levels in the capital city of Madrid in recent months, Press TV reports. The pro-environmental activists and groups have warned … Continue reading

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Goldman Sachs: Social Security and Medicare Are ‘Weaker’ Promises Than Debt

Peter Coy Bloomberg A report released today by Goldman Sachs says that if push comes to shove, the federal government will pay its lenders before it pays Social Security and Medicare beneficiaries. Debt service “should be seen as the top … Continue reading

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Jennifer Pahlka: Coding a better government

Jennifer Pahlka TED Can government be run like the Internet, permissionless and open? Coder and activist Jennifer Pahlka believes it can — and that apps, built quickly and cheaply, are a powerful new way to connect citizens to their governments … Continue reading

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Holder: Constitution doesn’t cover terrorists

Kevin Johnson USA Today In his most forceful defense yet of the Obama administration’s use of lethal force against U.S. citizens linked to terrorism, Attorney General Eric Holder said Monday that the Constitution does not protect U.S. suspects plotting to … Continue reading

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One in four young people in EU at risk of poverty, study says

Honor Mahony EU Observer RUSSELS – Almost a quarter of the EU’s population is at risk of poverty or social exclusion, according to statistics released Wednesday (8 February), with 13 member states recording a rise in the number of their … Continue reading

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