Ukraine and Russia: Tensions Near Boiling Point

Ukraine and Russia: Tensions Near Boiling Point

The largely pro-Western Ukrainian Parliament voted 303-8 to overturn a previous non-alignment policy on Tuesday, inflaming tensions in an already heated atmosphere between Kiev and¬†Moscow. The move was generally understood to reflect displeasure towards Russia with the ongoing ¬†situation in the eastern region of the country, where pro-Russian separatists have controlled swaths of the country […]

Google Attacked by MPAA, Web War Ensues

Google Attacked by MPAA, Web War Ensues

In a posting made on the company’s Public Policy Blog, Google Senior Vice President Kent Walker charged the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) with leading “a secret, coordinated campaign to revive the failed SOPA legislation” last Thursday. The post came after the preeminent internet giant had discovered that within documents leaked by the North […]

Police and Public Tension at Epidemic Levels

Police and Public Tension at Epidemic Levels

In the wake of a series of deaths during confrontations with police officers that began making its current round of headlines over the summer, tensions between law enforcement and the public have shown little sign of subsiding. There is an atmosphere of intransigence on the part of protesters and police departments across the country, as […]