In the 2002 speech against the Iraq War that helped propel him to the presidency, then-state Sen. Barack Obama denounced not just the looming invasion of Iraq, but also human rights abuses by our “so-called allies” in Saudi Arabia
The last time the United Nations held a special meeting on drug policy in June 1998, Sarah Merrigan was six years old. Google didn’t exist yet, Apple was barely turning a profit, and only one state — California — had legalized medical marijuana.
With the release of ChatSecure iOS v3.2, we have enabled the first phase of a new form of push messaging that is decentralized, interoperable, and reduces identifiable metadata. Users of any app compatible with the ChatSecure Push protocol can send push messages across app boundaries, starting with the latest release of ChatSecure iOS and the next version of Zom Messenger.
As diplomats gather at the United Nations in New York this week to consider the future of global drug policy, one Portuguese official, João Goulão, will likely command attention that far outstrips his country’s influence in practically any other area. That’s because 16 years ago, Portugal took a leap and decriminalized the possession of all drugs — everything from marijuana to heroin. By most measures, the move has paid off.
Will The Panama Papers Kill Journalism?
Panama Papers were described as “the revelation of the century” and “the biggest leak in history”. 11.5 million documents of Mossack Fonseca, the 4th biggest law firm providing services concerning the incorporation offshore entities.
There was a simple aim at the heart of the top-secret program: Record the website browsing habits of “every visible user on the internet.”
Certain species of lizard – when threatened, cornered or in danger of being eaten – have the ability to “drop” their tail. This process, “Autotomy” (from the Greek, auto=self, tome=severing), enables the lizard to flee whilst the predator gets a brief distraction and small meal. The lizard survives. Tails grow back.
A FARMER comes to the big town for the first time. He visits the zoo and stands for hours transfixed before the cage of the kangaroo.
SO IS Hezbollah a terrorist organization?
Of course not.
So why has the Arab League decided that they are?
- The Intercept: Obama Went From Condemning Saudis for Abuses to Arming Them to the Teeth April 20, 2016
- Vice News: Weed and the UN: Why International Drug Laws Won’t Stop Legalization April 20, 2016
- ChatSecure iOS v3.2 – Decentralized Interoperable Push Support April 20, 2016
- Vice News: Portugal’s Example: What Happened After It Decriminalized All Drugs, From Weed to Heroin April 20, 2016
- Will The Panama Papers Kill Journalism? April 12, 2016