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http://doublenegative.tarasen.net Awebsite dedicated to “land art” pioneer, Michael Heizer, and hisamazing, monumental sculpture and structures. Check out his life work,the outragiously huge City project located in Nevada, which has recently apparently been spared havoc from Yucca Mountain. Make sure to view it from Google Maps to get some idea of scale. It’s pretty mind boggling.
http://carbolicsmoke.com Puportedly Pittsburgh’s answer to The Onion, you gotta love the nameand their masthead motto – “News unencumbered by the facts”. Somerecent sample headlines – “Mr. Peanut Hangs Self After Testing Positivefor Salmonella”, “Ted Williams’ Head Unthawed, Blasts A-Rod”, “VaticanScraps Lent as Recession Shuts Down Ash Company”.
live from Manila, Walden Bello is Foreign Policy In Focus columnist, a senior analyst at the Bangkok-based Focus on the Global South, president of the Freedom from Debt Coalition, and a professor of sociology at the University of the Philippines. Walden’s most recent writing includes, “The Global Collapse: a Non-orthodox View,” and “Asia: The Coming Read more
http://www.jandrewedits.com Their own sef-description of “a collection of humorously editedfootage” sums it up nicely. The Star Trek Next Gen re-edits are prettyhumorous.
Dean Baker is co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research. Dean writes the Beat the Press blog at the American Prospect. He is the author of several books, including his just-released “Plunder and Blunder: The Rise and Fall of the Bubble Economy.” (PoliPointPress). Emma Rothschild is Director of the Joint Centre for History Read more
http://deviantart.com One of the oldest online art communities around, and so it’s about timethey receive their due. You know, at first I thought a site thatdepended on user generated and submitted art would resemble an amateurporn site. And it kinda does… and it turns out, that’s ok.
William Blum is the author of “Killing Hope: US Military and CIA Interventions Since World War II” and “Rogue State: a guide to the World’s Only Super Power” which are both published by Common Courage Press. Last weekend, he posted the article, “Obama and the Empire.” Visit his web site http://www.killinghope.org/. Dr. Gareth Porter is Read more
http://www.emvelope.com Nowthat RFID chips are everywhere – from your passport, to your creditcards, to your drivers license, to whatever – and since it is noweminently possible to harvest data from said chips by means recentlydemonstrated by a RFID wardriver,you may want to consider the perfect gift for all your tinfoil-hattedfriends… and maybe even for yourself; Read more
Benjamin Barber is Distinguished Senior Fellow at Demos and President of CivWorld at Demos, a nonpartisan public policy and advocacy organization. Mr. Barber was Walt Whitman Professor of Political Science at Rutgers University and Gershon and Carol Kekst Professor of Civil Society at The University of Maryland. Barber was a founding editor and for ten Read more
http://www.theyrule.net Quote from the site: “They Rule aims to make some of the relationshipsof the elite of the US ruling class visible. It allows users to browsethrough the interlocking directories of some of the most powerfulAmerican companies and easily run searches on them.” Go there and startstalking a CEO!
Aziz Huq is the director of the Liberty & National Security Program at the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University. Aziz’s most recent book is 2007′s “Unchecked and Unbalanced: Presidential Power in a Time of Terror,” (New Press) which he co-authored with with Fritz Schwarz. This week, Aziz wrote the article, “Obama’s Minimalist Read more
http://toxel.com A site guaranteed …well, not literally… more like highlylikely… to fulfill all your tech and design fetish needs, even if itis a tad too cute for its own good!