The juggalos are marching on DC this weekend, to protest the FBI’s classification of the music fandom/subculture as a dangerous gang, placing it on a watchlist alongside the Aryan Nation.
Their march happens to coincide with an alt-right gathering of white supremacists and neo-Nazis, a fact that has sparked some speculative memesRead More
One week after announcing the worst breach in American history, and days after it was revealed that the breach had been caused by simple negligence, Equifax has announced the “retirement” of its Chief Information Officer, David Webb, and Chief Security Officer, Susan Mauldin, though “the company’s review of the facts is still ongoing.”
Presidio Terrace is a “block-long, private oval street lined by 35 megamillion-dollar mansions” dating to 1905, where the homeowners are obliged to pay the city $14/year for property tax on their sidewalk, road and traffic islands.
Since the 1980s, that $14 bill went unpaid, because it was sent to the address ofRead More
Joseph Stiglitz, winner of a Nobel prize in economics, describes the foolishness of enacting further tax cuts for the wealthy in America, and the structural impediments that stand in the way of Trump’s pursuit of this foolish goal.
For example, any tax policy that changes net tax revenues would require a 60-senator majority,Read More
A team of public health researchers studies mosquito populations in neighborhoods in Baltimore, looking for correlation between socioeconomic status and mosquitoes.
They concluded that while richer people had more lavish gardens — in which mosquitoes found places to breed during dry periods — that mosquitoes really found fertile breeding grounds in poorRead More
A majority of the Rhode Island school districts with “1-1” programs where each student is issued a laptop have a blanket policy of spying on the students and everything they do on their laptops, during, before and after school hours, on or off school premises, without any evidence (or even suspicion ) of wrongdoing.