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You Can Make A Game About Government Surveillance, But You Can’t...

's central conceit is nothing if not timely. The game casts players in the role of a fictional Big Brother, sifting through people's private...

Discover Delhi: Inside Umar Khalid’s hostel room in JNU

One late afternoon we enter a PhD student's room at Tapti Hostel in Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in south Delhi. This is Umar Khalid's...

A Comedy Writer Makes Trump Collectibles

tPatric Verrone's two-and-three-quarter-inch plastic figurine of Donald Trump-he has been selling one per day, for around a hundred dollars, on eBay-is based on...

Time to Restart That Old Capitalism Death Watch

The global capitalist system has been having a tough decade. We can probably all agree on that.Lots of explanations have been offered for why...

Somehow, Karl Marx’s Resting Place Has an Entry Fee

"Workers of all lands unite," reads the marble engraving atop Karl Marx's grave in London. But if said workers were to congregate at the...

Subway Janitor by Night, Novelist by Day

BUENOS AIRES-After the subway closes at 11 p.m., Enrique Ferrari starts mopping the platforms, all the while conjuring up characters and plot lines for...

The Young Karl Marx review – intelligent communist bromance

Raoul Peck is the Haitian film-maker who has an Oscar nomination this year with his James Baldwin documentary I Am Not Your Negro. Now...

NHS cash crisis in Kent halts non-urgent surgery until April

An NHS body has run so short of money that it has banned patients in its area from having non-urgent surgery for up to...

Ruiz introduces ethics legislation in response to Trump’s potential conflicts

Rep. Raul Ruiz of La Quinta introduced a series of bills Thursday that would prevent the president of the United States and his cabinet...

New St. Paul shelter offer paths out of homelessness

For decades, homelessness in St. Paul was treated like a crisis, and the Dorothy Day Center was its overflowing, overtaxed emergency room.Each night hundreds...

Why Newt Gingrich wants Madonna arrested (+video)

-Newt Gingrich wants the Queen of Pop arrested for her comment in a speech at the Women's March in Washington on Saturday, when she...

Sean Spicer is a Groucho Marxist, asking us not to believe...

So now we know that President Trump and his press secretary are strict followers of Marx - not Karl, but Groucho.For it was Groucho...

Investor Roundtable Focuses on Creating Economic Shift for POC

Head and Heart Philanthropy's goal is to create a well-manufactured ecosystem. Image: Christal M. JacksonOver the past week, Head and Heart Philanthropy, a social...

Raul Ruiz to skip Donald Trump’s inauguration

Along with dozens of his Democratic colleagues, Rep. Raul Ruiz will not attend the inauguration of America's 45th president on Friday. He told The...

Sorry, Trump voters: Those factory jobs aren’t coming back – because...

Thanks to robots, the glory days of manufacturing are gone - but in a better world, we don't even need those jobsWhen Donald Trump...

D.C. Stores Aren’t Actually Running Out of Dresses for Donald Trump’s...

Despite what Donald Trump may say, Washington D.C. stores have plenty of formalwear in their inventory ahead of the inauguration.Trump told The New...

Korean Air Loosens Taser Policy After Richard Marx Subdues Unruly Passenger

It's out with the old and in with the new for Korean Air ... and all probably thanks to Richard Marx.The airline's decided to...

Korean Air allows use of stun guns against passengers

Flight attendants of Korean Air Lines Co. learn how to use stun guns against in-flight violence during training in Seoul, South Korea, 27 December...

Korean Air has given flight attendants the green light to use...

Benjamin Zhang, provided byPublished 4:01 pm, Tuesday, December 27, 2016Flickr/John Murphy Korean Air flight attendants will now have freer access to on-board Tasers.On Tuesday,...

Some call Korean Air’s decision to add male staff for safety...

Korean Air Lines announced on Tuesday that it would be increasing stun gun training for crew members and hiring more male flight attendants...