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Some Laws Regarding Laws of Nature

United States Declaration of Independence When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God entitle them, […]

Kosovo's tragedy: Village remains scarred 20 years on

Saturday marked the 10th anniversary of Kosovo's declaration of independence, but corruption and a stagnant economy give its people little to celebrate.

Kosovo celebrates 10 years since splitting from Serbia

Kosovo on Saturday celebrates 10 years since it declared independence, a moment of pride for its ethnic Albanian majority, although sovereignty remains fiercely contested by Serbia. The capital Pristina is covered in the blue-and-yellow...Show More Summary

Kosovo's guerrilla 'heroes' fear war crimes court

In Kosovo, the guerrillas who fought for independence from Serbia a decade ago are revered as heroes. However, with the 10th anniversary of Kosovo's independence declaration on February 17, they fear a new international court is preparing to indict them for war crimes. Show More Summary

Typeface based on the calligraphy from the Lithuanian declaration of indepedence

last weekHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Signato is a handsome, readable script typeface based upon the Lithuanian declaration of independence. The whole project took more than 6 months. First of all, a high-resolution scan of the Act of Independence of Lithuania had to be obtained from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Show More Summary

Kosovo celebrates 10 years of sovereignty-in-progress

Kosovo on Saturday celebrates 10 years since its unilateral declaration of independence -- a sovereignty still under construction and stubbornly rejected by its Serb minority and Belgrade. Pristina takes any opportunity to affirm its...Show More Summary

Don't be shy: EU ombudsman urges states to end secrecy of debates

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union governments should not hide their debates behind a wall of secrecy but openly declare their positions on proposed EU laws, the bloc's independent civic rights supervisor said in a report on Tuesda...

Remembering John Perry Barlow, Grateful Dead Lyricist, Tech Futurist

It's inadequate to call John Perry Barlow a product of the 1960's since he did so much to help shape it and the decades that followed. If being a lyricist for the Grateful Dead weren't enough, his "Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace", published 22 years ago this week, and...

Republicans are using long-forbidden tactics to chip away at judicial independence

Pennsylvania state Rep. Cris Dush (R) is prepared to destroy his state’s judiciary to preserve Republican control of Congress. Last month, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court voted 5-2 to declare the state’s congressional maps unconstitutional — maps under which Republicans won 13 of the state’s 18 congressional seats even in years when Democrats won a majority of […]

The GOP is waging a brazen war on judicial independence — and winning

Pennsylvania state Rep. Cris Dush (R) is prepared to destroy his state’s judiciary to preserve Republican control of Congress. Last month, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court voted 5-2 to declare the state’s congressional maps unconstitutional — maps under which Republicans won 13 of the state’s 18 congressional seats even in years when Democrats won a majority of […]

The Incomplete Vision of John Perry Barlow

It was at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, of all places, where John Perry Barlow wrote “A Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace” in 1996. That might have been an odd place for a poet and former Grateful Dead lyricist...Show More Summary

John Perry Barlow, EFF Co-Founder And Author Of 1996 Cyberspace Manifesto, Dies At 70

John Perry Barlow, co-founder of the Electronic Frontier Foundation and author of the 1996 manifesto, "A Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace," has died. He was 70 years old. More »      

Has Carles Puigdemont Finally Run Out of Road?

2 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

After declaring Catalonia independent from Spain last October, the region’s former president escaped to Belgium. Now he finds himself caught in a strange existence.

Kosovo president seeks final deal with Serbia in 2018

Kosovo's President Hashim Thaci hopes to strike an "historic agreement" with Serbia in 2018, 10 years after his country made a declaration of independence that Belgrade still rejects. "I think that 2018 is a crucial year and should be a decisive one. Show More Summary

Wanna See Nicole Kidman Eat Bugs? Sure You Do!

3 weeks agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Ask some people their secret talent, and they'll do something lame like play an instrument, do a cartwheel, or recite the Declaration of Independence from memory. Ask Big Little Lies star Nicole Kidman for a secret talent, and this impossibly...

Authorized printing of The Declaration of Independence leads Sotheby's $13.9 million Americana Week auctions

4 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

After five days and eight sessions, Sotheby?s annual Americana Week sales concluded on Sunday with a total of $13.9 million and nearly 1,000 lots sold across two auctions. The week kicked off with the sale of Important Printed and Manuscript Americana, including Cartography, which was led by The Declaration of Independence printed by E. Show More Summary

Dark clouds loom over Kosovo 10 years after independence

The assassination of a prominent Serb politician has cast another dark cloud above Kosovo as it is prepares to mark the 10th anniversary of its independence. Unilaterally declared on February 17, 2008, the independence of Serbia's breakaway province is recognised by more than 110 countries. Show More Summary

Government shutdown shutters Independence Hall, Liberty Bell

The federal government shutdown has shuttered the Philadelphia sites where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed and the Liberty Bell hangs. Security guards stood around Independence Hall on … Click to Continu...

Name row pits Macedonia between patriotism and pragmatism

When Macedonia declared independence in 1991, the new country chose a name that evoked the past glories of its most famous claimed son, Alexander the Great. But nearly three decades on, the decision to use the name of the ancient kingdom...Show More Summary

Trump’s historic speech to March for Life: Abortion is ‘wrong, it has to change’

'Under my administration, we will always defend the very first right in the Declaration of Independence, and that is the right to life.'

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