U.S. Department of State: Support for the People... →
statedept: Dr. Esther Brimmer serves as Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs. Earlier today, I spoke before the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, where I joined many other nations gathered to demand an end to the Assad government’s outrageous and…
Hon A B Lincoln… Dear Sir My father has just home from the fair and brought...– The letter that made Lincoln grow a beard (via historical-nonfiction)
Space exploration is a force of nature unto itself that no other force in...– Neil deGrasse Tyson, discussing his new book Space Chronicles and why exploring space still matters (via crookedindifference)
At this time, many young Iranians all over this world are watching us, and I...– Iranian film director ASGHAR FARHADI, on accepting his Academy Award for Best Foreign Film, A Separation (via inothernews)
WikiLeaks Releases "Global Intelligence Files" →
futurejournalismproject: WikiLeaks released today what it’s calling “The Global Intelligence Files.” The document dump comes from over five million emails from STRATFOR, a Texas-based intelligence firm that offers subscription-based geopolitical analysis to its clients. Via WikiLeaks: The emails date from between July 2004 and late December 2011. They reveal the inner workings of a company...
Mother Jones obtains Syrian government hit list... →
producermatthew: From Mother Jones: A 718-page digital document obtained by Mother Jones contains names, phone numbers, neighborhoods, and alleged activities of thousands of dissidents apparently targeted by the Syrian government. Three experts asked separately by Mother Jones to examine the document—essentially a massive spreadsheet, whose contents are in Arabic—say they believe that it is...
Last 2 seconds was my reaction as well.