Opinion | The Religion of Whiteness Becomes a Suicide Cult – The New York Times

CreditCreditMatt Chase “White men,” an obscure Australian academic named Charles Henry Pearson predicted in his 1893 book “National Life and Character: A Forecast,” would be “elbowed and hustled, and perhaps even thrust aside” by people they had long regarded as their inferiors — “black and yellow races.” China, in particular, would be a major threat. […]

Just 53 People Used the App That Let Cambridge Analytica Swipe Data From Up to 311,127 Australians

Graphic: Getty The vast majority of Facebook user data that was harvested by Cambridge Analytica came from Americans. But smaller countries are actually better at demonstrating just how big the problem got. Access to just 53 users in Australia reportedly allowed data firms to potentially capture information on over 310,000 people. According to data obtained […]

Exclusive: In call with Putin, Trump denounced Obama-era nuclear arms treaty – sources | Reuters

WASHINGTON In his first call as president with Russian leader Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump denounced a treaty that caps U.S. and Russian deployment of nuclear warheads as a bad deal for the United States, according to two U.S. officials and one former U.S. official with knowledge of the call.   When Putin raised the possibility […]