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Aug 03 2015

Ed-Morales

Ed Morales

Ed Morales

Aug 03 2015

China’s Cyberspying Is ‘on a Scale No One Imagined’–if You Pretend NSA Doesn’t Exist

The New York Times notes that the US has its own “intelligence operations inside China”—but pretends these are purely defensive, referring to “the placement of thousands of implants in Chinese computer networks to warn of impending attacks.”

Aug 03 2015

Reviving the Myth of the ‘Superpredator’

A week ago, rumors were whipped up on social media about a contest between two Los Angeles gangs to indiscriminately kill 100 people, whether rivals or bystanders, in 100 days. The rumors were posted with the hashtag #100days100nights. It was baseless hearsay until the early morning hours of July 28, when the Daily Beast ran an “exclusive story” that blessed the rumors with credibility. Citing an unnamed “law enforcement source,” the Daily Beast confirmed that bloodthirsty gangs were indeed pitted in a contest to put fatal bullets in the first 100 bodies unfortunate enough to cross their paths. The story […]

Aug 03 2015

Reviving the Myth of the ‘Superpredator’

A week ago, rumors were whipped up on social media about a contest between two Los Angeles gangs to indiscriminately kill 100 people, whether rivals or bystanders, in 100 days. The rumors were posted with the hashtag #100days100nights. It was baseless hearsay until the early morning hours of July 28, when the Daily Beast ran an “exclusive story” that blessed the rumors with credibility. Citing an unnamed “law enforcement source,” the Daily Beast confirmed that bloodthirsty gangs were indeed pitted in a contest to put fatal bullets in the first 100 bodies unfortunate enough to cross their paths. The story […]

Aug 03 2015

Stories about cyberespionage are weird. For one thing, they include things like quotes that “we need to be a bit more public” about our responses to cyberattacks — like that believed but not officially stated to have been carried out by China of the US Office of Personnel Management — delivered from White House officials who speak only on condition of anonymity. That’s from a July 31st piece by the New York Times David Sanger, which Marcy Wheeler of the blog Emptywheel pointed out, had a certain fiction mixed in with its reporting.   Sanger wrote that the administration concluded that […]

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Aug 03 2015

US Politicians’ Racist Anti-Iranian Remarks Don’t Make Headlines

Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee

War-hawk politicians have no problem wielding racism and bigotry when it is in their political interest. And because they are not held responsible for their extreme rhetoric, they have every incentive to keep employing it.

Aug 03 2015

US Politicians’ Racist Anti-Iranian Remarks Don’t Make Headlines

War-hawk politicians have no problem wielding racism and bigotry when it is in their political interest. And because they are not held responsible for their extreme rhetoric, they have every incentive to keep employing it.

Aug 03 2015

US Politicians’ Anti-Iranian Racist Remarks Don’t Make Headlines

War-hawk politicians have no problem wielding racism and bigotry when it is in their political interest. And because they are not held responsible for their extreme rhetoric, they have every incentive to keep employing it.