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White House blocked intelligence agency’s written testimony saying human-caused climate change could be ‘possibly catastrophic’

White House officials barred a State Department intelligence official from submitting written testimony to Congress that warned human-caused climate change could be “possibly catastrophic” after State officials refused to excise the document’s … Continue reading White House blocked intelligence agency’s written testimony saying human-caused climate change could be ‘possibly catastrophic’

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Climate change costings that don’t count the cost of inaction are worthless | Climate change | The Guardian

Climate change costings that don’t count the cost of inaction are worthless | Climate change | The Guardian

We must demand better of our political parties – and there is no excuse for the media either The money spent today addressing climate change may be a fraction of the cost in the future, including countless lives lost, if we wait to do anything. Source: Climate change costings that don’t count … Continue reading Climate change costings that don’t count the cost of inaction are worthless | Climate change | The Guardian

Who’s using your face? The ugly truth about facial recognition

Who’s using your face? The ugly truth about facial recognition

Your photo could be in a face recognition database without you knowing.  Last month, EFF’s @jilliancyork discovered her photos, along with other EFF staff, journalists, and activists, were being used to train algorithms to recognize “suspects of interest.” Source: Who’s using your face? The ugly truth about facial recognition Continue reading Who’s using your face? The ugly truth about facial recognition

Can the U.S. Afford Democrats’ Bold Promises? Why One Economist Says Yes - WSJ

Can the U.S. Afford Democrats’ Bold Promises? Why One Economist Says Yes – WSJ

As Democrats present ambitious policy proposals, they are frequently asked how they will be paid for. The answer, increasingly, comes from Stephanie Kelton, the public face of modern monetary theory. Another mainstream media outlet talking about MMT. Source: Can the U.S. Afford Democrats’ Bold Promises? Why One Economist Says Yes – WSJ Continue reading Can the U.S. Afford Democrats’ Bold Promises? Why One Economist Says Yes – WSJ