The Age of Drone Warfare has begun

These drone attacks are a game changer; because one grenade destroyed thousands of tons of munitions, and may have disrupted the entire Ukrainian war effort. Thousands of soldiers in the field might have no ammunition because of this one attack.

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Proof that the Luddites are real

Knodel; who worked as an engineer for 35 years, and Sargent seem to the paradigm of the new Flat Earther or the new Luddite. This would be an aging technocrat who devoted his; or her life to technological progress, but is now very uncomfortable with its’ outcome. 

People who worked for decades to create a world where white men would be dominant; as in 1950s or 60s science fiction, and instead found themselves a minority in a multicultural world. Instead of utopia they find themselves in a world they do not understand and confused by those around them.

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Are Governments Putting Us at Risk from Terrorism?

“Terrorists and active shooters know that our citizens have been coached to run and hide and then patiently await help,” Ivey said in a recent Facebook and YouTube video. “In fact they count on it so they can strategically target as many citizens as possible.”

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Zuckerberg backs Basic Income

“We should have a society that measures progress not just by economic metrics like GDP, but by how many of us have a role we find meaningful,” the billionaire said. “We should explore ideas like universal basic income to give everyone a cushion to try new things.”

“We’re going to change jobs many times, so we need affordable childcare to get to work and healthcare that aren’t tied to one company,” Zuckerberg said. “We’re all going to make mistakes, so we need a society that focuses less on locking us up or stigmatizing us. And as technology keeps changing, we need to focus more on continuous education throughout our lives.”

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Less than One in Four Americans thinks Bible is Word of God

This poll seems to verify the claim that 26% of Americans are atheists. Gallup’s book of fables percentage (26%), matches the percentage of study participants identified as atheists in a recent research paper also (26%).

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One in Four Americans might be An Atheist

If this research is accurate it would make atheists America’s largest religious group. The Religious Landscape Study found that Evangelical Protestants are the nation’s largest religious group composing around 25.4% of the population.

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Has All Out Cyberwar begun?

The most logical explanation for this attack is that it is an effort to hurt British Prime Minister Theresa May and her Conservative Party. May has scheduled a snap general election for June 8. A cyberattack on critical infrastructure just three weeks before that election does not seem like a coincidence.

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City of Chicago has $32.92 Billion in Unfunded Pension Obligations

There are between $111 billion and $193 billion in unfunded pension obligations in Illinois alone. Much of the problem is with the Teacher’s Retirement System of Illinois, where investments were only returning 7% or seven cents on the dollar, the System’s executive director Richard Ingram told CNBC. That means schools have to cover the other 93¢ by slashing things like teachers’ salaries, roof repairs and the textbook budget.

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Basic Income is All the Rage in Europe

“The universal basic income gives people a degree of certainty and proper security,” Kerr told The Guardian. “Few people now can expect to go through their entire working lives in the same job. People change jobs much more frequently and this leaves gaps and we don’t deal with the gaps properly. It takes weeks to register and to become eligible for payments and weeks for them to come through. By that time, they have become consumed in a spiral of debt from which they rarely emerge.”

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