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Struggling Rams hope to find themselves on the road to Atlanta and London

The Los Angeles Rams fans can no longer watch late in the 4th quarter as they lose to the San Francisco 49ers 20-7 in a National Football League NFC Western Conference game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on Sunday, Oct 13, 2019. (Photo by Will Lester, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG) Rams quarterback Jared Goff sits on the bench during the 4th quarter Sunday against San Francisco. The Los Angeles Rams lose to the San Francisco 49ers 20-7 in a National Football League NFC Western Confe...
Tags: London, Sports, San Francisco 49ers, Cincinnati Bengals, NFL, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Atlanta, Sport, Chicago, Soccer, Todd Gurley, Pittsburgh Steelers, Seattle, Seahawks, Robert Woods

Can We Trust Economists?

Binyamin Appelbaum’s “The Economists’ Hour” and Janek Wasserman’s “The Marginal Revolutionaries” examine the impact of economic ideas on modern politics.
Tags: News, University Of Chicago, Wasserman, Appelbaum, Books and Literature, Politics And Government, United States Economy, Binyamin, Binyamin Appelbaum, Janek (1980-, Janek Wasserman

"Income taxation in the United States began in public view. When Congress imposed the first income tax in 1861, during the Civil War..."

"... it required the disclosure of names, incomes and tax payments. Over the following decade, before Congress ended the tax, this data was posted in public and printed in newspapers. That practice was briefly revived in 1924. It’s time for another revival. The question is whether Americans are willing to endure a little sunlight in the interest of fairness and equality."Writes Binyamin Appelbaum, a member of the NYT editorial board, in "Everyone’s Income Taxes Should Be Public/Disclosure of tax...
Tags: Taxes, Privacy, Law, Congress, United States, Times, Appelbaum, Ann Althouse, Binyamin Appelbaum

Sleep is a brain-repair mechanism, new study proves

Scientists Lior Appelbaum and David Zada in Israel publish new proof that sleep serves to help our brains repair damage. Their study, published in the journal Nature, used genetically engineering transparent zebrafish with colorful chemical tags attached to chromosomes in their neurons, and found that chromosomes constantly change shape to repair DNA damage, but move twice as much during sleep as when awake. “I think this is one of the key reasons we need to sleep,” said Lior Appelbaum from B...
Tags: Post, Science, News, Israel, Neuroscience, Brain, Appelbaum, Bar Ilan University, Picks, Lior Appelbaum, David Zada

Sleep Helps To Repair Damaged DNA In Neurons, Scientists Find

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Guardian: Scientists have discovered that broken DNA builds up in brain cells in the daytime and repair work reverses the damage only during sleep. For an act so universal, sleep has enormous benefits. Found in organisms from flies to worms and jellyfish, it restores the body and helps learning and memory. But despite extensive research, the purpose of sleep is still mysterious. Lior Appelbaum from Bar-Ilan University and his student, David Zada, reas...
Tags: Appelbaum, Bar Ilan University, Lior Appelbaum, David Zada

The Russo Brothers’ Mysterious Amazon Show is a “Global Spy Series” With International Spin-Offs Coming [TCA 2019]

During their summer Television Critics Association last year, Amazon announced a new series from Avengers: Infinity War directors Anthony and Joe Russo…and didn’t offer any information about it. Just having the Russo Brothers create a show was enough, and there were some hints that it would be international in multiple languages. Today, Amazon revealed more details about the Russo Brothers show – though still not a title. Here are three things we now know about the Russo Brothers’ new Amazon s...
Tags: Amazon, Television, Movies, Drama, India, Amazon Prime, Italy, Russo brothers, Anthony, Captain America, Joe, Television Critics Association, Rosenberg, Joe Russo, Russos, Appelbaum

Accordion promotes seven

Accordion, a private equity-focused financial consulting and technology firm, has made seven promotions. Gary Appelbaum and Srin Subra have now become managing directors while Brandon Beal, Rajan Raval and Larry Steenvoorden are now senior directors. And, Sarah Bailey and Ayla Queiroga have been upped to directors. PRESS RELEASE NEW YORK, JANUARY 24, 2019 — Accordion, the private equity financial consulting and technology firm focused on the Office of the CFO, today announced that it has made a ...
Tags: New York, Trends, People, West Coast, Accordion, Bailey, Beal, Appelbaum, Sarah Bailey, Raval, Subra, Gary Appelbaum, Srin Subra, Brandon Beal Rajan Raval, Larry Steenvoorden, Ayla Queiroga

Regardless of whether it ends his term, impeaching Trump have five likely benefits

Yoni Appelbaum's longread in The Atlantic on the case for impeaching Trump draws on heterodox interpretations of the Clinton and Johnson impeachments, as well as the Nixon impeachment, to argue that despite (or even because of) the Senate's near-certain inaction on impeachment, there are real benefits to impeaching Trump, which is looking very likely if accusations of suborning perjury before Congress are true. Appelbaum argues that history's verdict on the Clinton and Johnson impeachments ...
Tags: Video, News, Congress, Senate, Atlantic, Johnson, Donald Trump, Clinton, Gore, Trump, Nixon, Congressional, Al Gore, Gerald Ford, Kottke, Appelbaum

The Case for Impeaching Donald Trump

In the cover story for the March 2019 issue of The Atlantic, Yoni Appelbaum clearly and methodically lays out the case that Congress should begin the impeachment process against Donald Trump. The oath of office is a president’s promise to subordinate his private desires to the public interest, to serve the nation as a whole rather than any faction within it. Trump displays no evidence that he understands these obligations. To the contrary, he has routinely privileged his self-interest above the...
Tags: Congress, Russia, US, America, Fbi, Pennsylvania, House Of Representatives, Department Of Justice, Donald Trump, Trump, Jason Kottke, James Fallows, Mueller, Winter White House, Appelbaum, Robert Mueller

Thieves burglarize camera stores across Southern California

With ninja-like precision, a team of thieves ransacked the Pro Photo Connection store in Irvine on May 11 stealing about $160,000 in cameras and equipment in less than 26 minutes. The thieves (a security video shows four and possibly five suspects with one suspect directing the others) cut a hole in the roof, cut the alarm, hauled merchandise out of the store in large cardboard boxes and kicked in the store owner’s office door. They wore baseball-type caps and hoodies with painter’s masks. They ...
Tags: Technology, News, California, Police, Los Angeles, Sport, Fbi, Soccer, United States, Long Beach, Argentina, Elvis Presley, South America, Nikon, Local-news, Orange County

There has been an outbreak of camera store burglaries in the U.S. since 2016. Are they connected?

With ninja-like precision, a team of thieves ransacked the Pro Photo Connection store in Irvine on May 11 stealing about $160,000 in cameras and equipment in less than 26 minutes. The thieves (a security video shows four and possibly five suspects with one suspect directing the others) cut a hole in the roof, cut the alarm, hauled merchandise out of the store in large cardboard boxes and kicked in the store owner’s office door. They wore baseball-type caps and hoodies with painter’s masks. They ...
Tags: Technology, News, California, La, Police, Burglary, Los Angeles, Sport, Fbi, Soccer, United States, Long Beach, Beverly Hills, Argentina, Elvis Presley, South America

What Will the Future Be Like? These Objects Help Us Imagine

An exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London examines how technological and social change will alter the way we live.
Tags: Art, London, News, Victoria, Miranda, Ai Weiwei, Heather, Albert Museum, Appelbaum, July, Victoria and Albert Museum, Dewey-Hagborg, Idrissa, Jacob (1983-, Oumarou

Ygrene Energy Fund buys EEF

Ygrene Energy Fund has acquired Missouri-based Energy Equity Funding, a commercial property assessed clean energy administrator. No financial terms were disclosed. PRESS RELEASE ST. LOUIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ygrene Energy Fund, a national leader of residential and commercial clean energy financing, today announced the acquisition of Energy Equity Funding (EEF) LLC, one of the earliest and largest Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) administrators in the U.S. The two firms will combine...
Tags: Trends, Pace, Missouri, ACEEE, Eef, St Louis, Midwest, St Louis County, Appelbaum, Property Assessed Clean Energy, Ygrene, PE Deals, Ygrene Energy Fund, Energy Equity Funding, ST LOUIS BUSINESS WIRE Ygrene Energy Fund, Energy Equity Funding EEF LLC

Toyota Land Cruiser Seizes World’s Fastest SUV Title

( = || []).push({}); The Land Cruiser has been one of Toyota’s signature SUVs for over 60 years. The trusted machine is well equipped to handle the rigors of harsh climate, rugged terrain, and the family’s baseball practice, swim meet, “hurry we’re going to be late” type of schedule. For the latter, Toyota’s Land Speed Cruiser might be the ticket. The 2,000 horsepower beast recently clocked in at over 230 mph with former Toyota NASCAR driver Carl Edwards ...
Tags: Feature, Arizona, Autos, Driving, Toyota, Michelin, Craig, Edwards, Garrett, MTC, Carl Edwards, Stanton, SEMA, PSI, Toyota Motor Sales U S A Inc, Appelbaum

New Julian Assange Documentary Explores The Complicated World Of WikiLeaks

In a scene from Laura Poitras’ documentary “Risk,” Julian Assange ― already bereft of his signature white hairdo ― is attempting a disguise. The camera follows the WikiLeaks founder as he inserts colored contact lenses, fits a hat over his newly dyed mane, and inspects an awkward pair of gauge earrings that somehow manage to distract from his otherwise distinguishable features. In that moment, Assange has recently learned that the United Kingdom’s Supreme Court ruled that he should be extradite...
Tags: London, News, Sweden, Vladimir Putin, Obama, Snowden, New York City, Dnc, Hillary Clinton, Chelsea, Edward Snowden, Laura Poitras, Showtime, Amnesty International, Un, State Department

DNC Members Vote Down Corporate Money Ban

ATLANTA ― Democratic National Committee members on Saturday voted down a resolution that would have reinstated former President Barack Obama’s ban on corporate political action committee donations to the party. Resolution 33, introduced by DNC Vice Chair Christine Pelosi, would also have forbidden “registered, federal corporate lobbyists” from serving as “DNC chair-appointed, at-large members.” A majority of the 442 eligible DNC members rejected the resolution after roughly a dozen members rose...
Tags: News, Labor, Obama, Barack Obama, Dnc, Atlanta, Ellison, Huffington Post, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, HuffPost, Theresa, Democratic National Committee, Mulholland, Daniel Marans, Tom Perez, Appelbaum

The Revolution Will Be Mobilized

A brilliant essay in the New York Times Magazine by Binyamin Appelbaum on Sunday asks a simple question. When will elected officials and candidates stop talking about the manufacturing jobs people did yesterday and start talking about the service jobs people do today? It's a call for a reality check. Around 80 percent of jobs in this country are in the service sector, according to Appelbaum. Last year, there were 820,000 home healthcare workers in America--and only 64,000 steelworkers. Averag...
Tags: News, America, Washington Dc, New York Times, Iowa, San Diego, Ohio, SEIU, New York Times Magazine, Huffington Post, Joe, Midwest, Flint Michigan, McDonald, Phillips, Reagan National Airport

Donald Trump's Fact-Free Zone Was Open For Business As Usual On Debate Night

There’s been an intense focus on fact-checking in the 2016 presidential race lately, and whether or not the truth can be reasserted effectively in what’s becoming what some refer to as a “post-truth” election.  This focus on fact-checking sharpened considerably in the run-up to Monday night’s first presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York ― so much so that the debate’s moderator, NBC News’ Lester Holt, found himself drowning in demands that he serve as an able-bodied avat...
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Group Wants To Shut Down Tor For a Day On September 1

An anonymous reader writes: An internal group at the Tor Project is calling for a full 24-hour shutdown of the Tor network to protest the way the Tor Project dealt with the Jake Applebaum sexual misconduct accusations, and because of recent rumors it might be letting former government agents in its ranks. Two Tor members, also node operators, have shut down their servers as well, because of the same reason. They explained their motivations here and here. "The protesters have made 16 demands," a...
Tags: Tech, Tor Project, Appelbaum

More Coca-Cola Ties Seen Inside U.S. Centers for Disease Control

In June, Dr. Barbara Bowman, a high-ranking official within the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, unexpectedly departed the agency, two days after information came to light indicating that she had been communicating regularly with - and offering guidance to - a leading Coca-Cola advocate seeking to influence world health authorities on sugar and beverage policy matters. Now, more emails suggest that another veteran CDC official has similarly close ties to the global soft drink giant....
Tags: News, Cdc, Atlanta, New York Times, Who, World Health Organization, Emory, Barbara Bowman, Freedom Of Information, Coca Cola, Huffington Post, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Latin America, Coke, FAO, New York University

Tor Project Confirms Sexual Misconduct By Developer Jacob Appelbaum

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Verge: The Tor Project, a nonprofit known for its online anonymity software, says it has verified claims that former employee Jacob Appelbaum engaged in "sexually aggressive behavior" with people inside and outside of its organization. "We have confirmed that the events did take place as reported," Shari Steele, Tor's executive director, tells The Verge. In a blog post today, Steele says that Tor began an investigation into Appelbaum's behavior after ...
Tags: Tech, Tor, Jacob Appelbaum, Steele, Jacob, Appelbaum

The Tor Project's investigation of a former star developer found complaints that he 'humiliated, intimidated, bullied and frightened’ others

In a blog post published Wednesday, Tor Project executive director Shari Steele announced the conclusion of an internal investigation into accusations of sexual misconduct leveled one of its former star developers, Jacob Appelbaum. Steele says the investigation has revealed some pretty disturbing stuff. She wrote (emphasis ours): "The investigation is now complete. Many people inside and outside the Tor Project have reported incidents of being humiliated, intimidated, bullied and frightened by ...
Tags: Berlin, Trends, Edward Snowden, Pokemon, Wikileaks, Steele, Jacob, Shari Steele, Jack Smith, Meg Whitman, Appelbaum, Andy Greenberg, HPE

Tor Project says accusations against Jake Appelbaum are accurate

The Tor Project announced Wednesday that an investigation had confirmed sexual misconduct allegations against Jake Appelbaum, describing them as accurate and him as having humiliated, intimidated and bullied others inside and outside the project. Appelbaum left Tor in May, after public accusations forced the organization to act; The New York Times reports that the circumstances raised questions about the management of the project. Shari Steele, the executive director of the Tor Project, said in...
Tags: Post, News, Law, Sexual Assault, Tor, New York Times, Steele, Jacob, Tor Project, Shari Steele, Appelbaum, Nicole Perlroth

Tor board swept under carpet after Appelbaum 'sex misconduct' claims

New group including Bruce Schneier and Matt Blaze sworn in to oversee anonymizing tool The entire board of the Tor Project has been replaced in an effort to restore credibility in the anonymizing network software.…
Tags: Bruce Schneier, Appelbaum, Matt Blaze

Tor Project, a Digital Privacy Group, Reboots With New Board

The former public face of the nonprofit promoter of anonymizing software was pushed out under a cloud of sexual misconduct allegations.
Tags: Privacy, Finance, Sex Crimes, Tor Project, Shari Steele, Appelbaum, Appointments and Executive Changes

Jacob Appelbaum Banned From Prominent Hacker Conference Following Sexual Assault Allegations

Jacob Appelbaum has been banned from Chaos Computer Club events following numerous allegations that he sexually assaulted women and acted inappropriately at hacker events. Appelbaum regularly spoke at CCC events like Chaos Communication Congress and Chaos Communication Camp.Read more...
Tags: Ccc, Jacob Appelbaum, Chaos Computer Club, Chaos Communication Congress, Appelbaum

Two More Women Have Accused Jacob Appelbaum Of Sexual Assualt [Updated]

Update 6/15/16 1:30 p.m.: Another woman, Isis Lovecruft, who is a staff developer at the Tor project, has accused Appelbaum of sexual assault. We’ve added her statement at the bottom of this story.Read more...
Tags: Jacob Appelbaum, Tor Project, Appelbaum, Sexual Assualt

Two More Women Have Accused Jacob Appelbaum of Sexual Assault [Updated]

Update 6/15/16 1:30 p.m.: Another woman, Isis Lovecruft, who is a staff developer at the Tor project, has accused Appelbaum of sexual assault. We’ve added her statement at the bottom of this story.Read more...
Tags: Jacob Appelbaum, Tor Project, Appelbaum, Sexual Assualt

Another Woman Has Accused Jacob Appelbaum Of Sexual Assualt 

Another woman has accused ex-Tor Project developer Jacob Appelbaum of sexual assault. This comes after Appelbaum recently stepped down from the Tor Project following internal complaints of sexual harassment. Read more...
Tags: Jacob Appelbaum, Tor Project, Appelbaum, Sexual Assualt

Tor Developer Jacob Appelbaum Allegedly Intimidated Victims Into Silence and Anonymity

blottsie quotes a report from The Daily Dot: In the wake of programmer Jacob Appelbaum's abrupt departure from the Tor Project, rumors and accusations about both sexual misconduct and bullying have surfaced that extend back years. Now, four witnesses -- including a current senior Tor employee -- are stepping forward into the public eye, adding valuable insight into how Appelbaum allegedly intimidated those around him to keep accusations of sexual misconduct secret and pressure those who are spea...
Tags: Germany, Tor, Fbi, Jacob Appelbaum, Appelbaum