21 Jul 2015

Late Night FDL: On The Road Again

Canned Heat – On The Road Again Canned Heat celebrated their 50th anniversary on the road and with a brand new album, Songs From The Road… Canned Heat will launch a Songs From The Road live pack to celebrate their 50th anniversary tour. The latest in Ruf Records’ Songs From

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21 Jul 2015

Why I care when people with ‘something to hide’ are hacked

“Privacy” by Melanie Feuerer used under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 United States License By Spocko It’s all about the Privacy. Do some people deserve it less than others? Who decides? Online Cheating Site AshleyMadison Hacked — Brian Krebs, @briankrebs Krebs on Security July 19, 2015 When people who are

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20 Jul 2015

Late Night FDL: Company Man

Warren Haynes – Company Man Warren Haynes’ new album, Ashes & Dust, will be released this Friday… The Gov’t Mule and ex-Allman Brothers Band man recorded the work in collaboration with the band Railroad Earth, after a successful jam session led him to want to do more. Haynes recently said

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20 Jul 2015

Your Move, US Congress: EU and UN Back Iran Nuclear Accord

International bodies back diplomatic agreement, agree to lift punishing economic sanctions By Lauren McCauley Sending a strong signal to the U.S. Congress to follow suit, both the European Union and United Nations Security Council on Monday endorsed the nuclear agreement between Iran and world powers. As part of the accord,

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19 Jul 2015

Late Night FDL: Rattle That Lock

David Gilmour – Rattle That Lock David has a new solo album due out in September… David GIlmour has released a stream of his track Rattle That Lock, taken from his solo album of the same name. The follow-up to 2006’s On An Island is released on September 18. The

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19 Jul 2015

Endless Enemies – How the US is Supporting the Islamic State by Fighting it

From al-Qaeda to the Islamic State to Assad, the US is fighting terrorists of its own creation by partnering with other terrorists of its own creation By Nafeez Ahmed Geopolitics is a murky game. Precisely how murky is reflected in the well-worn phrase, “The enemy of my enemy is my

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19 Jul 2015

Disrupting Speeches, Protesters Challenge Sanders and O’Malley: Say ‘Black Lives Matter!’

Raising the profile of Black women killed by police violence, demonstration forces candidates to address racial injustice By Lauren McCauley Demanding that pervasive racial injustice and police brutality against people of color be addressed on the campaign trail, protesters with the Black Lives Matter movement interrupted speeches by Democratic candidates

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19 Jul 2015

Fight Big Money in Politics & Win a Year’s Supply of Ben & Jerry’s

Ben & Jerry’s co-founder Ben Cohen is freezing out big money’s corrosive influence in U.S. politics. This summer, he’s recruiting more people to join the fight for campaign finance reform by giving away a year’s worth of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream with his #StampMoreTipMore Photo Contest. Ben’s grassroots campaign,

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18 Jul 2015

Fighting Evil Corp. There’s an App For That!

By Spocko I’m a crappy chess player. This became clear to me when my 8 year-old nephew beat me while explaining, “The horsey piece can only move in an “L” way Uncle Spocko!” One of the things they say you learn from chess is thinking several moves ahead, anticipating your

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17 Jul 2015

Fracking Whirl

“Nature Is Speaking: Edward Norton Is The Soil,” from Conservation International By Kate Lanier __2,000+ scientists met in Paris over global warming. Adviser to Germany and Pope Francis, Han Joachim Schellnhuber, argued there must be an “‘induced implosion’ of the fossil fuel industry.” Joseph Stiglitz, US Nobelist economist argued for

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