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Is It Time to Reimagine Masculinity?

Just as the social revolutions inspired by the last 200 years allowed new ideals of femininity to emerge, so masculinity is due for a rethink and a redevelopment.

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War in Peace

Cyberspace has brought about an era of persistent confrontation.

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Welcome to the Cyber Age

As evidence of hacking by foreign powers into voting machines surfaces, it would be good to hear from candidates for office about their plans to defend the country from the growing cyber threats.

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State-Sponsored Hackers Have Had Access to US Government for “Years”

It’s not known who the hackers might be, although if past experience is any guide, Chinese and Russian involvement is a possibility.

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Russia Probes Undersea Cables

Vladimir Putin’s Russia, always looking for weaknesses to exploit in the international system, appears to be ready to disrupt the global economy in times of conflict.

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The Politics of a Panic

Richard Beck explains 1980s-era child abuse hysteria as part of a traditionalist backlash, but he sidesteps the role of progressive politics in moral panics, past and present.

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U.S. Promises Retaliation for OPM Hack

The Obama Administration says that it will retaliate against those responsible for the OPM hack. But the White House, like everyone else, isn’t quite sure what that would look like.

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OPM Hack Effects Could Be “Exponential”

Thought you were safe from China’s latest hack because you don’t work for the government? Think again.

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China Shocked, Shocked by Fed Data Breach

More than four million federal workers had their personal data comprised by a hack the U.S. is blaming on China. It’s a brave new world.

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Aussie Judge: Incest May Soon Be Socially Acceptable

An Australian judge has predicted that incest will soon be as acceptable as homosexuality, arguing that the risk of birth abnormalities is no longer a threat due to access to abortion and contraception.

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Trouble in Brussels

After threatening Putin with new sanctions over Syria, European leaders discover they lack the political will to deliver.

The United States is now going to have to figure out how to help Venezuela avoid completely melting down, with the Venezuelan strongman still at the helm.

Fear the Airpocalypse

Companies are defying orders to cut back on air pollution.

Asia's Game of Thrones

Philippine officials sought to clarify Duterte’s comments on separating from the U.S., but the situation is still murky.

Reefer Madness

Is it Gary Johnson’s world? Not necessarily.


Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin thinks Moscow can add 4 million barrels per day in the coming years.

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