Jeremy Hammond’s hacktivism is overlooked by the media, but his actions have some calling him “the original Snowden”; Canada is threatening to come down hard on activists calling for a boycott of Israeli products; and it seems bees are far more complex creatures than most of us may think. These discoveries and more below.

Why The Media Ignore Jeremy Hammond While Praising Edward Snowden Jeremy Hammond’s hack of Stratfor, a corporate intelligence agency, created global solidarity by revealing how the 1% targets activists worldwide.

Sen. Sessions Takes A Bold Step: Tells The Truth About TPP Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) is one of the few members of Congress who has taken the time to jump through the hoops and read the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

Stiglitz: The Secret Corporate Takeover The United States and the world are engaged in a great debate about new trade agreements.

Canada’s Support of Israel Is Dangerous Canadians are told that their government will show “zero tolerance” towards groups advocating a boycott of Israel.

Dropbox Follows the Money into Crowded Market for Business Tools Dropbox, the provider of online data storage, is adding productivity features as it wades into the corporate market dominated by Microsoft and Google.

Why Peggy Olson Is the Biggest Badass on ‘Mad Men’ What is “Mad Men” really about?

Digital Journalism: How Good Is It? On the evening of Saturday, February 28, about one hundred people gathered in a conference room at CUNY’s Murphy Institute for Worker Education and Labor Studies in midtown Manhattan to salute Steven Greenhouse on the occasion of his retirement from The New York Times.

Amidst Media Backlash, Key Part of Seymour Hersh’s Report on bin Laden Killing Corroborated A media backlash against investigative journalist Seymour Hersh for his report on the raid that killed Osama bin Laden has fueled a perception that it has been wholly discredited.

To Save Drowning People, Ask Yourself ‘What Would Light Do?’ Imagine you’re a lifeguard and you see someone struggling to stay afloat.

A Strange Kind of Mercy The right-wing organization Lehava is noted for its vehement anti-assimilation views, and many of its members are disciples of Meir Kahane. Yet Hemla (Mercy), a group closely linked to Lehava, receives state funding for its rehabilitation work with Jewish women. Is Hemla a good cause or a cause for concern?

There’s Much More to Bees Than Queens, Honey and Hives It’s bee season and now’s the time to go outside and observe these popular insects.


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