I have a feeling that with recent events in places like Iran, and current events in Egypt, a decentralized Internet is going to be in huge demand. Especially if the government of bigger countries, like the U.S., get their ‘off-switch.’
There are 3 projects in the works to make this dream a reality -- one of which was directly inspired by events in Egypt, and seems to be a well-funded undertaking.
Book interview provides a history of 'human rights'. Who made up the definitive list, who is the keeper of the list, where does the concept come from?
You will be surprised to know that the concept of 'human rights' is a very young one, what started in the 1970's and re-emerged in the 1990's has deep historical, religious and legal roots. Samuel also weighs in on current events in North Africa and Europe from his perspective as a historian.
A bill has been introduced by the Illinois House of Representatives that will affect the way Hog Rock (aka Hatchet Landings) does business and holds events (including The Gathering of the Juggalos). If passed, a tax will be put on every ticket sold. This could jeopardize future events here.
Alex Jones gives the inside scoop on basketball MVP LeBron James' pivotal trade decision... err, I mean, rather breaks down how society has become obsessed with celebrity culture and taken its eye off of important world events, allowing corruption and global domination to take root.
A return to the gold standard by the United States within the next five years now seems likely, because that move would help the nation solve a variety of economic, fiscal, and monetary ills, Steve Forbes predicted during an exclusive interview this week with HUMAN EVENTS.
In most states, a popular vote tie is broken by a coin toss or drawing names from a hat. The odds of a many-state tie are slimmer than the odds of the hat being hit by a bale of cocaine dumped from a drug-smuggling airplane. But since it’s Election Day, let’s apply his question to the current contest. What will happen if there's a tie? Math geeks, enjoy.
Nine States--Hawaii, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Montana, North Dakota, Oregon, Vermont, and West Virginia--allow industrial hemp production or research in accord with state laws. However, federal law is standing in the way of farmers in these states growing what may be a very profitable crop. Because of current federal law, all hemp included in products sold in the United States must be imported instead of being grown by American farmers.