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The Internet Bill of Rights is just one piece of our moral obligations

David Gorodyansky Contributor More posts by this contributor Warrantless surveillance law proves it’s time to take privacy into our own hands This is the future if net neutrality is repealed; the creeping, costly death of media freedom Congressman Ro Khanna’s proposed Internet Bill of Rights pushes individual rights on the Internet forward in a positive manner. It provides guidelines for ...

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Butchers v vegans: Is it moral to attack meat businesses to save animals?

Is it possible to stop people eating meat and make them turn to veg instead by attacking slaughterhouses? Should people’s choices be respected? Follow this RT story from France, where vegans defy traditional meat-eating habits. Animal welfare activism under banners declaring “Meat is murder!” and “Stop speciesism” is becoming increasingly aggressive in France. Attacks on slaughterhouses, fake blood and anti-meat ...

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‘Moral bankruptcy’: US govt brushes child abuse under the carpet in Afghanistan – ex-diplomat

The US government shrugs off child abuse in Afghanistan but is more than happy to push a very “perverse” human-rights agenda in other countries, says former US diplomat Jim Jatras, pointing to a “complete double standard” in Washington’s rights policies. A new report by a Pentagon watchdog suggested US forces in Afghanistan did not intervene in cases of child-sex abuse ...

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‘Moral crisis’: Gates, Buffett & Bezos richer than poorest half of America combined

Published time: 9 Nov, 2017 09:25 The three richest people in the United States – Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and Warren Buffett – have a total wealth that exceeds the savings of America’s poorest 160 million, a new study shows. The three billionaires are sitting on a combined $ 248.5 billion fortune, which outstrips the combined net worth of an ...

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Giving up on moral & ethical values ‘more dangerous than nuclear bomb’ – Putin

Humanity is entering a new stage in its development when abandoning moral and ethical values may cause a larger catastrophe than a nuclear war, Russian President Vladimir Putin told the guests of the 19th World Festival of Youth and Students in Sochi. The moral and ethical component is an “important circumstance” for any type of activity in modern society, Putin ...

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Bengals aren’t the only sports team with a broken moral compass

Joe Mixon was not the only sociopath offered a job by an NFL team this weekend. He was just the most famous — or is it infamous? — of the current crop of bad-boy prospects that will be given an opportunity to make millions in the NFL because they are big, fast and strong. Mixon is the most well-known of ...

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Why the Falcons have no moral high ground over the Patriots

There is a cheater in our midst, football fans, a lousy, conniving NFL franchise that has no respect for the integrity of the game we love. There’s a serial violator of Roger Goodell’s sacred rulebook headed down to Houston, set to take the Super Bowl LI stage just two seasons after losing our trust. And it’s hard not to wonder ...

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