By Kim Johnson
A military training exercise has some in downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul looking to the skies and asking questions.
It’s a scene that looks straight out of an action movie. This week, a handful of low-flying black helicopters are buzzing just over rooftops and in between buildings.
Congress Members Who Approve Militarization of U.S. Police Receive 73% More Money from Defense Industry
Americans of all stripes oppose the militarization of U.S. police forces.
- A December 2013 Reason-Rupe poll found that 58% of Americans thought thatpolice militarization has gone too far
- A new Pew research poll shows that a plurality of people think that thepolice have gone too farin Ferguson, Missouri
Does the Library of Congress need weapons?
How about the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration?
By JARON LANIER
THE news of the day often includes an item about some development in artificial intelligence: a machine that smiles, a program that can predict human tastes in mates or music, a robot that teaches foreign languages to children.
Children living in the highest-income households (incomes greater than 400% above the federal poverty level) experienced the largest increase (28%)
Missouri’s governor ordered the National Guard onto the streets of Ferguson early Monday after another night of violence following the shooting of an unarmed black teen by police in the St. Louis suburb.
By Zoltan Istvan
Given the number of children that starve each day, dwindling planetary resources and the coming transhumanist era, it might be time to consider restricting human breeding, argues futurist