Jason Louv

environment

Line 61, the Oil Pipeline That Will Dwarf Keystone XL

An oil pipeline in Wisconsin is quietly poised to transport more Canadian tar sands oil than Keystone. And almost no one outside the state is talking about it.
Jason Louv
3.12.15
Opinion and Analysis

The Trans-Pacific Partnership Could 'Establish a War of All Against All'

The TPP trade deal is being negotiated mostly in secret, but one US Congressman with knowledge of some details told us how terrible it is.
Jason Louv
7.11.14
News

The NSA Has Set Up Shop at the US Embassy in Mexico

Declassified documents show that the NSA maintains a secret office at the US Embassy in Mexico City. What exactly do they use it for?
Jason Louv
2.24.14
defense & security

The NSA Has Set Up Shop at the US Embassy in Mexico

Declassified documents show that the NSA maintains a secret office at the US Embassy in Mexico City. What exactly do they use it for?
Jason Louv
2.24.14
Motherboard Blog

Thanks to Dredging and Coal, the Great Barrier Reef Is More Threatened Than Ever

One prominent scientist says the reef has 20 years left.
Jason Louv
12.24.13
Motherboard Blog

Germany Condemns "Illegal Killings," Halts All Purchases of American Drones

Is Germany leading the world in rejecting US drones?
Jason Louv
11.15.13
Motherboard Blog

Sex, the Occult, and the Witches Who Do Porn

“I think that our society is basically phobic about birth, death, and sex. America is puritanical."
Jason Louv
11.1.13
Motherboard Blog

Every Person on Earth Is Polluted With Hundreds of Human-Made Toxins

Even infants come into the world tainted with 200-plus industrial chemicals and pollutants.
Jason Louv
10.11.13
Motherboard Blog

The Long Tail of America's Eugenics Problem

The history of America’s eugenics programs has resurfaced in the public spotlight in recent years.
Jason Louv
7.29.13
Stuff

How America Interrupted Wilhelm Reich's Orgasmic Utopia

In July of 1947, Dr. Wilhelm Reich—a brilliant but controversial psychoanalyst who had once been Freud’s most promising student, who had enraged the Nazis and the Stalinists as well as the psychoanalytic, medical, and scientific communities, who had...
Jason Louv
7.15.13
Motherboard Blog

The Scientific Assassination of a Sexual Revolutionary: How America Interrupted Wilhelm Reich's Orgasmic Utopia

Did the U.S. kill the man who wanted to take the stress out of sex and use orgasms to heal the world?
Jason Louv
7.15.13
Motherboard Blog

A Federal Court Approved Chevron's Request for Activists' Data

It’s not just the NSA collecting your data. Now corporations are getting in on the game as well.
Jason Louv
7.11.13
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