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UK at centre of secret $3bn Azerbaijani money laundering and lobbying scheme
UK at centre of secret $3bn Azerbaijani money laundering and lobbying scheme Guardian
A NOVEL MEDIA DRAGON APPROACH: ‘You Have to Know (COLD WAR) History to Actually Teach It.’ I will note, though, that people have been inveighing against “rote memorization” of facts in favor of big-picture learning since before I was born, and the result seems to be people who are ignorant of facts and don’t grasp the big picture either.
DESPITE HIS 85-YEAR LEAD, Feminist economist, SHE, STILL SCOOPED WALTER DURANTY: Stalin’s starved millions: Anne Applebaum uncovers full horror of Ukraine famine
Feminist economics is the critical study of economics including its methodology, epistemology, history and empirical research, attempting to overcome androcentric (male and patriarchal) biases. It focuses on topics of particular relevance to women, such as care work oroccupational segregation (exclusion of women and minorities from certain fields); deficiencies of economic models, such as disregardingintra-household bargaining; new forms of data collection and measurement such as the Gender Empowerment Measure (GEM), and more gender-aware theories such as the capabilities approach. Feminist economics ultimately seeks to produce a more gender inclusive economics.
The Spread of Mass Surveillance, 1995 to Present Center for Political StudiesHow to Educate Yourself on Monopoly Power Matt Stoller. “A list of books and articles on the history of monopoly power and its effects.”Yes, Google Uses Its Power to Quash Ideas It Doesn’t Like—I Know Because It Happened to Me [Updated] GizmodoA Serf on Google’s Farm Josh Marshall, Talking Points Memo
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Only 1 of the UK’s top 100 law firms has sufficient measures in place to protect against basic forms of email fraud, a study has revealed. The research by cloud data intelligence firm OnDmarc follows reports that UK law firms saw an unprecedented 45 cases of cyber theft in the first quarter of 2017. With law firms under a duty to replace any lost client funds, OnDmarc warns that the financial burden of future email fraud attacks could be crippling. With the threat of phishing attacks increasing by 65% in 2016, the company said the study’s findings are a stark warning to law firms in the possession of the strictest of confidential client information.
Everybody talks about cybersecurity, but does anybody spend $28 billion to do something about it? Well, yes, the U.S. government spends about that much, according to budget watchdog group Taxpayers for Common Sense.
In November of 2015, Will Caput worked for a security firm assigned to a penetration test of a major Mexican restaurant chain, scouring its websites for hackable vulnerabilities.