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Kenneth Saltman is associate professor in the department of Educational Policy Studies and Research at DePaul University in Chicago. He is the author, most recently, of “Capitalizing on Disaster: Taking and Breaking Public Schools,” (Paradigm Publishers), and editor of Schooling and the Politics of Disaster (Routledge).In December, he wrote the article, “Obama’s Betrayal of Public Read more
http://opacity.us A sort of companion to the late Seth Thomas’ great Ruins of Detroitsite, Opacity offers up some truly striking photographs of other urbanruins from around the globe. Thanks to Matt and Sue in Charm City forthe tip!
investigative journalist Russ Baker is founder of WhoWhatWhy/the Real News Project, a nonpartisan, nonprofit investigative news organization. Russ’s exclusive reporting on George W. Bush’s military record won him a 2005 Deadline Club Award. His new book is “Family of Secrets: The Bush Dynasty, the Powerful Forces That Put It in the White House, and What Read more
http://profilactic.com Ready or not, welcome to lifestreaming!If you and your friends are living your online lives splayed acrossmultiple social networks and Web 2.0 services, this little handy dandyprofile aggreagator may just be your cup-o-tea.
http://www.digsby.com In 2009 it’s “aggregate man, aggregate”. Get all your IMs at one mashed-up spot!
The interviews featured in ‘The Best of War on Terror: 2008′ were: From January 19, 2008: former UN weapons inspector in Iraq Scott Ritter. From March 15, 2008: Nir Rosen is a writer for Rolling Stone, a fellow at the New America Foundation and author of “In the Belly of the Green Bird: The Triumph Read more
http://www.readwriteweb.com A deserving web-tech news blog whose time has finally come.
http://callforcreativity.com An interesting beta site that esentially acts as a social networkfor artists, but also encourages collaboration between individualartists as well as between artistic organizations, which you can createand manage. Looks prominsing!
On our ‘Best of Hell: 2008′ we featured the following interviews: From June 14, David Cay Johnston is an independent investigative journalist, formerly with The New York Times, now focusing on the subject of taxation. David’s most recent book is last year’s “Free Lunch: How the Wealthiest Americans Enrich Themselves at Government Expense and Stick Read more
http://www.urlfan.com So, what’s your popularity in WebTwoPointOhLand? URLfan is aindexing service that ranks your website based on the number ofblog/RSS references measured at a given point in time. So instead ofthe metrics being based on visits or page hits, the data is essentiallya popularity guage of your site amongst all those opinion makers and “super Read more
Lew Daly is a senior fellow of Demos and the author of God and the Welfare State. Lew is co-author of the new book, “Unjust Desserts: How the Rich are Taking our Common Inheritance and Why We Should Take it Back” (New Press). Steven Kinzer, author of “Overthrow: America’s Century of Regime Change from Hawaii Read more
http://keepvid.com Well, it’s that time again kids… video utility time!! Afraid yourfavorite video on YouTube is about to disappear due to some sillycopyright infringement? Apparently, some of you are. I’ve been askedlately what’s a good way to download videos from sites like YouTube orGoogle Video on to their local hard drive… and this is what Read more