Yasha Levine

Surveillance Valley: Why Google Is Eager to Align Itself With America's Military Industrial Complex

The following is an excerpt from Yasha Levine's ongoing investigative project, Surveillance Valley, which you can help support on KickStarter.

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Meet Former GOP Public Relations Flak Radley Balko, Now a Libertarian Crusader Against Police Militarization

This article first appeared on NSFWCORP. Published daily online and monthly in print, NSFWCORP is The Future of Journalism (With Jokes). For more features,  or to subscribe, click here. 

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There Is No Nobel Prize in Economics

It’s Nobel Prize season again. News reports are coming out each day sharing the name of the illustrious winner of the various categories — Science, Literature, etc. But there’s one of the prizes that’s a little different. Well, that’s putting it lightly… you see, the Nobel Prize in Economics is not a real Nobel. It wasn’t created by Alfred Nobel. It’s not even called a “Nobel Prize,” no matter what the press reports say.

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