News tagged with civilization

UK surveillance programmes challenged at tribunal

Civil liberties campaigners began a legal challenge Monday against the alleged use of mass surveillance programmes by the British intelligence services, in what they said were historic public hearings sparked by the Snowden ...

dateJul 14, 2014 in Security
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Report: US spies on prominent Muslim-Americans

An online magazine reported Wednesday that the National Security Agency and the FBI covertly scanned the emails of five prominent Muslim-Americans under the government's secret surveillance program aimed at foreign terrorists ...

dateJul 09, 2014 in Security
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Rich-poor gap and the risk of civil war

Researchers from the University of Tübingen have found that the greater the disparity in wealth, the greater the risk of civil war. "If unequal division passes a certain level, the effects within a region are enormous," ...

dateJun 04, 2014 in Social Sciences
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