Twitter Abruptly Resigns From The “Free Speech Wing Of The Free Speech Party”

Happy belated #Jan25 from San Francisco: A new Twitter policy which goes into effect today allows the social network “to reactively withhold content from users in a specific country,” so that Twitter can further expand globally and “enter countries that have different ideas about the...

Judge Orders Release of Unlawfully Held Uighur Prisoners

Well, it’s about goddamn time: In a dramatic setback for the Bush administration, a federal judge ordered the U.S. government Tuesday to immediately transfer to the U.S. and release 17 Chinese-born Muslims detained for seven years at Guantanamo. Reading his decision from the bench, Judge Ricardo...

Apparently, Fidelity shareholders think genocide is awesome

At least that’s the most democratic way of looking at this: Shareholders of two more Fidelity Funds have voted on a proposal by activist group, Investors Against Genocide to stop investments in companies linked to genocide, the Wall Street Journal reports. Shareholders of the $41.2 billion Magellan...