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John Dunbar is the Center for Public Integrity’s lead writer/researcher on their new report, “Who’s Behind The Financial Meltdown?” John covered information technology and economics for the Washington, DC, bureau of The Associated Press. He was also an investigative reporter with the Florida Times-Union in Jacksonville. attorney and investigator John Sifton is the Executive Director Read more
http://www.woostercollective.com Great street-art spot. A quote from the site: “This site isdedicated to showcasing and celebrating ephemeral art placed on streetsin cities around the world.”
Kai Wright is a Brooklyn writer and editor and senior writer for TheRoot.com. Kai is the author of “Drifting Toward Love: Black, Brown, Gay and Coming of Age on the Streets of New York” (Beacon Press). His most recent writing includes The Nation article, “More Mortgage Madness.” Last June, Kai also wrote, “Mortgage Industry Bankrupts Read more
http://www.viceland.com The online home of a magazine that’s far too cool for me. They had me at their posting about Tarantula Hill’s new Free Public Esoteric Library that just opened right here in Balmur.
Johann Hari is an award-winning journalist who writes twice-weekly for the UK paper, The Independent. Last year, at the age of 29, Johann became the youngest person ever to be awarded the George Orwell Prize, which the Observer newspaper calls “Britain’s preeminent award for political writing”. In 2007 he was named Newspaper Journalist of the Read more
http://twitterfall.com Even if you think there is absolutely no value in Twitter ortweeting, you still may want to check out Twitterfall. Using Twitter’sopen API, Twitterfall allows a user to type in custom search queries tofilter and search for the latest trends or breaking news storiesstreaming realtime out of the twittersphere. But beware… it can alsoquickly Read more
Bill Black is an Associate Professor of Economics and Law at the University of Missouri – Kansas City. Bill is the former Executive Director of the Institute for Fraud Prevention. He was litigation director of the Federal Home Loan Bank Board, deputy director of the Federal Savings & Loan Insurance Corporation, Senior Vice President and Read more
http://popsci.com Not your daddy’s Popular Science Magazine. This online version is actually relevant, useful and entertaining.
live from Islamabad, Graham Usher is a contributing editor of Middle East Report (http://www.merip.org). Graham is the author of “Dispatches from Palestine: The Rise and Fall of the Oslo Peace Process” (Pluto Press). His most recent writing includes, “Taliban v. Taliban.” Graham’s articles on Pakistan appear regularly in al Ahram English Weekly. Manuel Perez Rocha Read more
http://programmableweb.com For all your Web 2.0 mashable needs.
http://www.alternativephotography.com Got this up a little late due to my attendance at the Smithsonian Kite Fest, but here it is now! A great place to learn about the many alternative means of producing photograhic imagery, including making photographic images from flowers, known as the Anthotype process. Thanks again, Matt for this one.
journalist Robert Parry, whose work can be found at ConsortiumNews.com, returned to This is Hell! In 1984, Bob won the prestigious Polk Award for National Reporting by breaking many of the Iran-Contra stories for Newsweek and The Associated Press. His recent columns include, “Lost History Hurts Obama’s Iran Bid” and “WPost Elitists Feel for Wall Read more