Yesterday civil rights hearts were cheered when President Barack Obama announced that the Department of Justice would no longer defend the Defense of Marriage Act in federal court and would press Congress to repeal the act altogether.
Today west side Congressman Jerry Nadler sent out word to his email list announcing that he is introducing Read More
In the dark, tense months after 9/11, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency came up with a new way to anticipate terrorist threats. The idea was too clever by half: a futures market of potential attacks. The underlying scientific theory was that so-called predictive markets are better at guessing outcomes than expert opinions or traditional Read More