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Russian Cyberspace Attack on NATO Nations

July 5, 2018

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When leaders of NATO’s 29 member countries meet in Belgium July 11-12, President Donald Trump will be one of them addressing the main topic of finding ways to address Russia’s escalating attempts to use information-warfare tactics to create fear and discord within America and Europe especially during election time. That kind of warfare is difficult […]

Germany Starts Enforcing Hate Speech Law

January 1, 2018

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Germany is enforcing a law that demands social media sites move quickly to remove hate speech, fake news and illegal material. The law gives networks 24 hours to act after they have been told about law-breaking material. Facebook, Twitter and YouTube will be the law’s main focus, but is is also likely to be applied […]

Restore Truth and Civility

October 26, 2017

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Everyone makes stupid mistakes including the president and his chief of staff. No doubt President Trump meant well when he called the widow of a soldier who was slain recently in the line of duty in Niger. But whatever the president intended it apparently came put clumsily and greatly offended the widow. To compound the […]

Even Real News Can Be Fake

May 16, 2017

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Looking at news sometimes it is difficult to know what is real and what is fabricated, and to know the difference actually matters. We are all entitled to our own opinions, but we are not entitled to change facts. People of good faith and inquisitive minds can transcend their biases, and reach across the intellectual […]