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Explosive investigative report says U.S. government misled public on war in Afghanistan

JUDY WOODRUFF: Today, The Washington Post has a blockbuster story, the results of several years of reporting and legal pursuit of government documents. For the last 18 years, according to the government reports obtained by The Post, senior U.S. officials have been misleading the American public about the war in Afghanistan. John Yang has the story. JOHN YANG: Judy, it...

Could AI ever replace government? | BBC Ideas

Here’s a thought experiment… could artificial intelligence govern us? Populism and disinformation are on the rise, and politics across the world seems to be dominated by emotions and strongman personalities. Leaders often seem to be more interested in short-term political gains, then the long-term needs of their electorate. But could machines do a better job? Imagine a world where decisions...

Worst Government Experiments: Discover the top 5 worst U.S. Government Human Experiments – Top 5

Discover5 Top 5 Worst U.S. Government Experiments 5. The Tuskegee Study – 1932 to 1972 The U.S. Public Health Service and the Tuskegee University conducted a 40 year study on poor African-American men from Macon County Alabama. The intent of the experiment was to study the progression of syphilis. The study was officially called “Tuskegee Study of Untreated Syphilis in...

10 Things The Government Doesn’t Want You To Know

10 Dinge, von denen die Regierung nicht möchte, dass du sie weißt. Pro Jahr werden ungefähr 56 Milliarden Tiere getötet. Massentierhaltung ist der Hauptursache für Artensterben. Massentierhaltung ist verantwortlich für mehr Treibhausgasemissionen als der gesamte Verkehr und Transport der Welt. Die Ernährungs- und Landwirtschaftsorganisation der Vereinten Nationen schätzt, dass die Massentierhaltung für 14,5% der Treibhausgasemissionen verantwortlich sind. Massentierhaltung ist verantwortlich...