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Between & Beyond: Strange Times

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about net neutrality. I said there’s nothing to fight for as the internet was lost long ago. In the weeks since, a lot has happened, and the internet showed a few twitches of life...
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Between & Beyond: Net Neutrality

Don't mourn the loss of the internet. It's already dead. The FCC has voted in favor of the so-called internet "fast-lanes" which would allow service providers to charge content providers extra for access to the...
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Between & Beyond: GMOs

Vermont has stepped up to the plate (no pun intended) and seems on its way to pass a law that will require the labeling of genetically modified food sold in its stores. This debate slices at a couple of differe...
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Between & Beyond: Rumors Of War

There are rumblings of war on the wind. It’s Russia’s turn to be global boogeyman again, and I’m curious to see how this unfolds. I shy away from conspiracy theories these days. In the end, any theory of this k...
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Between & Beyond: Human Nature

Last weekend, while my band was playing our favorite dive bar, just hundreds of feet away, a young man was shot to death in a different bar further up the street. Somehow, we didn’t catch word of this till the ...
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Between & Beyond: Mystics

I woke this morning to find that Michael C. Ruppert, former LAPD officer turned whistleblower and ostracized activist, had committed suicide. VICE recently published a long exposé that caught up with Mike; at l...
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Between & Beyond: Police

A bill passed New York State Senate last week that had some very dubious language. While it qualifies its terms with the acts of “striking, shoving, or kicking,” it begins by felonizing the intent to “harass, a...
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Between & Beyond: Science

With last week’s fruitful exploration of True Detective, I realized that TV does at least make for good fodder. I have been wanting to address issues involving science for a while now, so with Neil deGrasse Tys...