“Green Police” Super Bowl Commercial: Funny, and Maybe Just a Bit Frightening


If you were watching the Super Bowl last night, whether for the game or the commercials, you might have seen the little ad above by Audi. For those that haven’t seen it or can’t watch the video,  the ad featured the “Green Police” arresting people for “crimes against the environment.”
A man is arrested for choosing [...]

Inside the Green Revolution – by Jacob Laksin


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Political dissident Amir Fakhravar discusses his brother’s arrest by the Iranian regime and the democratic uprising that threatens its rule.

Bomb suspect came from elite family, best schools – AP


As a member of an uppercrust Nigerian family, Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab received the best schooling, from the elite British International School in West Africa to the vaunted University College London. But the education he wanted was of a different sort: Nigerian officials say his interest in extremist Islam prompted his father to warn U.S. authorities. […]