A little power corrupts way more than absolute control

The British historian Lord Acton once observed, "All power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely." It's a powerful sentiment, a warning against placing trust in dictators...but it might also be wrong. It's those with just a little power you have to watch out for. » 9/21/11 12:20pm 9/21/11 12:20pm

Cop turned corporate spy took his inspiration from Stargate and Babylon…

A British undercover police officer who infiltrated environmental groups was moonlighting as a corporate spy. And his semi-legal espionage companies were full of science fiction references. » 1/12/11 5:19pm 1/12/11 5:19pm