Erdogan Election Triumph Takes Turkey Into Era of One-Man Rule
July 5, 2018

Recep Tayyip Erdogan, modern Turkey’s longest-serving ruler, won a mandate to govern with sweeping new powers after a double victory in presidential and parliamentary elections.

Erdogan had 53 percent of the presidential vote to 31 percent for his closest challenger, Continue reading

Teacher Retirement Funds in 12 States Hold Gun Company Stocks
February 25, 2018

Teachers across Florida and at a high school where 17 people were shot dead on Feb. 14 pay into a retirement fund that invests in gun companies, it was revealed earlier this week.

It turns out they’re not alone.

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Silicon Valleys Singularity University Has Some Serious Reality Problems
February 23, 2018

The pitch was simple: Forget accredited graduate schools and think big at Singularity University. Google co-founder Larry Page and futurist Ray Kurzweil could be among your lecturers in the Graduate Studies Program at Singularity, named for the notion that humans Continue reading