Tag Archives: LAW

What will the internet look like in 2030?

Dirk Auer | capx.co On both sides of the Atlantic, lawmakers are gearing up to heavily regulate Big Tech. In the US, the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust has just released a long-awaited report on competition in digital markets. Meanwhile, … Continue reading

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Theater shooting highlights difficulties with lone offenders and ‘soft targets,’ said NJ fusion center

Mark Rockwell gsnmagazine.com An incident assessment issued by the New Jersey intelligence fusion center in the hours after the mass shooting in Colorado showed that although law enforcement didn’t believe terrorism was involved, it illustrated the pernicious security difficulties with … Continue reading

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Dutch euthanasia figures present muddled picture

Michael Cook BioEdge Euthanasia in the Netherlands is nothing much to worry about, according to The Lancet. The latest survey shows that the overall levels of euthanasia and assisted suicide are about the same now as they were in 2002, … Continue reading

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Thieves by Law

Thieves by Law is a documentary that looks at the rise of Russian organized crime in the wake of the fall of the Soviet Union.  The title, Thieves by Law, represents a term that originated in the 1930’s and refers to … Continue reading

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Australians Desert the Carbon Tax

Andrew Puhanic Activist Post It’s official, Australians are now being forced to pay a carbon tax on the emissions they produce. The Clean Energy Legislative Package, passed by the Australian Senate on 8 November 2011 become law on 1 July … Continue reading

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Hawaiian Families Sue Dupont’s Pioneer Over GMO Crop Dust

Source: OA Families on the “Garden Isle” of Kauai are suing the Dupont-owned Pioneer seed company for failure to investigate the danger posed by open air testing of genetically modified crops. 150 Waimea residents filed the lawsuit Tuesday against Pioneer … Continue reading

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TEDxBirmingham – Stephen Black -The Future of Civic Responsibility in Birmingham

Stephen Black TED Stephen Black studied American History at The University of Pennsylvania, where he received his Bachelor’s degree in 1993 graduating magna cum laude, before attending Yale Law School where he graduated in 1997. Following law school, Black moved … Continue reading

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Swiss canton to vote on assisted suicide on June 17

Michael Cook BioEdge The Swiss canton of Vaud will hold a referendum on June 17 to decide whether nursing homes and hospitals must accept assisted suicide on their premises. (Vaud is a French-speaking canton in the east, whose capital is … Continue reading

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The OxyContin Express

Awesome House Media vimeo.com In this Peabody Award-winning edition of Vanguard, correspondent Mariana van Zeller travels to South Florida–the “Colombia of prescription drugs”–to expose a bustling pill pipeline that stretches from the beaches of Ft. Lauderdale to the rolling hills … Continue reading

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Laws restricting nonviolent activity are acts of aggression

J.G. Vibes activistpost.com There is this idea in our society that has been bred into us through the media, government schools and culture, where law must line up perfectly with traditions and social convention. If something is frowned upon or … Continue reading

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