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Don’t Touch That Thermostat: 2014 Was Hottest On Record

If you thought it was hot in 2014, it wasn’t just you. Last year was the hottest on earth since the beginning of record-keeping in 1880. (more…)

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Paris and Boston: That Other, Missing, Comparison

Video frame grab of attack on Paris magazine Charlie Hebdo. Yesterday, in response to the horrific events in Paris, a columnist for the Boston Globe, Kevin Cullen, wrote a column drawing a parallel between that...

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Indiscretion or Inside Job: The Politics of a Possible Petraeus Prosecution

Petraeus and President Obama in better days. Was General David Petraeus’ downfall of his own making, or was he marked for a takedown by his intelligence rivals? And how might that affect the possibility of...

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Boston Marathon Bombing: A Primer

Tamerlan may have been a double agent recruited by the FBI….The sole witness to Tamerlan’s confession changed his story….Details of police officer shooting don’t add up…FBI harasses, deports, kills brothers’ friends… (more…)

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Google’s Intelligence Ties & Jeb’s Big Boat: Jan. 23, 2015

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NOW LIVE ON WhoWhatWhy A Landslide for Guilty at the Boston Marathon Bombing Trial? by Andy Thibault If the prospective jurors in Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s Boston Marathon Bombing trial were deciding a presidential election, it would be a landslide—for a guilty verdict. Andy Thibault reports from federal court in Boston. WHO Compare and Contrast: Obama’s Reaction to Read More

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The Mossad Goes Rogue, Rahm’s Chicago & the Paris Aftermath: Jan. 22, 2015

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NOW LIVE ON WhoWhatWhy Barrett Brown’s Day of Reckoning by Douglas Lucas Journalist Barrett Brown, who exposed corporate and government machinations in the national security apparatus, has been sentenced to 63 months in prison. The damage his prosecution caused to free speech, however, may be incalculable.   Catching Up With Charlie: The Aftermath of the Paris Attacks Read More