‘2020 class warfare?’: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the left face off against billionaires in a fight to tax the rich

Caitlin Ochs/Reuters Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders have all recently proposed hiking taxes on the wealthiest Americans. The progressive tax proposals have incensed the right-wing and many of America’s billionaires, some of whom might run for president in 2020.  While the right-wing says the left is fueling a class-war, progressives […]

Modern Warfare 4 rumours surface, Call of Duty 2019 to include MW2 campaign remaster?

It’s fair to say that a lot of Call of Duty rumours appears around the start of a new year. The cyclical nature of how new COD games are released means that fans can expect news to start dropping in January, followed by a big announcement in the Spring. And so far, rumours are swirling […]

Call of Duty 2019: Black Ops 4 to be followed by new Modern Warfare or Ghosts sequel?

Call of Duty 2019 teasers may have started to drop and the PS4 and Xbox One game looks like it could be a new Modern Warfare or a sequel to Ghosts. COD fans are still busy working their way through Black Ops 4, which marks a continued return to form for Call of Duty after […]

Bacteria engage in chemical warfare against viruses

Enlarge (credit: Getty / Aurich) Bacteria have plenty of ways to combat the viruses that plague them, called phages. The CRISPR-Cas system and restriction enzymes that cleave phage DNA are the best understood, but there are others. They use a variety of different mechanisms and stop phages at various stages of infection, but they all […]

Ars on your lunch break: Theaterwide biotoxic and chemical warfare

Enlarge / “Mr. McKittrick, after very careful consideration, sir, I’ve come to the conclusion that your new defense system sucks.” (credit: MGM/UA) Today we’re presenting the fourth and final installment of my conversation with the outspoken author, podcaster, philosopher, and recovering neuroscientist Sam Harris. Please check out parts one, two, and three if you missed […]

‘A form of warfare’: Senate passes anti-opioid bill as overdoses ravage America

The Senate has passed a bill aimed at combating the influx of synthetic opioids into the US, as the nation grapples with soaring overdose rates. The ‘Synthetics Trafficking and Overdose Prevention’ Act, or STOP Act, was passed with a 99-1 vote on Monday, almost one month after President Donald Trump demanded the flow, via the […]

Rouhani blasts Trump’s ‘psychological warfare’ as Iran braces for US sanctions

Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani has slammed US President Donald Trump’s offer for direct talks as a disingenuous PR stunt for domestic consumption while the “untrustworthy” Washington only increases its sanctions against Tehran. In his first public statement since Trump signed an executive order reinstating sanctions against Tehran, Rouhani said that he will not negotiate with […]

Chinese hackers stole US sea warfare data, including on supersonic missile – report

Some 614 gigabytes on a secretive US Navy project was reportedly stolen from a contractor, who kept the data unclassified despite the sensitivity of the information, which includes the Pentagon’s plan for a supersonic missile. Breaches that could deal a heavy blow to the US military’s bid to dominate the waters near the disputed islands […]

Wage Fleet Warfare On Open Waters In Futuristic Naval RTS Ardent Seas

The RTS has waged war in all manner of battlefields, from conflicts throughout history to the void of space, but the upcoming Ardent Seas places its battles instead on the rough surface of an alien ocean, pitting destroyers and the rest of your fleets against an extraterrestrial threat. Upon these oceans, you construct fleets of […]