While Edward Snowden sits in a Moscow airport, he's already the subject of a short film from a group of Hong Kong filmmakers.

Some might say they are jumping the gun a bit, buzzing in before the question has been finished, leaping without looking... but we can all agree they are the first in the Edward Snowden movie race.

Posted in: Movies

Amnesty International has produced a short film spoofing/drawing attention to the global arms trade by presenting the AK-47 in infomercial form.

It may look like a joke, but the group's point is clearly political - that this might as well be how the world's massive gun industry operates today.

Posted in: Gun Control

The Supreme Court struck down Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act Tuesday in a controversial 5-4 ruling that left some civil rights advocates irate.

That part of the law designates which parts of the country must have changes to their voting laws cleared by the federal government or in federal court.

Posted in: News