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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
http://media-convert.com Your free, one-stop file conversion spot. Translate files towhatever format you need right there online… no software downloadrequired! That is, if you ever find the actual tool amid the miasma ofdistracting ads. But hey, it is free, and itshuge collection of file conversion options for video, audio, text,data, and compression file formats totally makes Read more
Daniel Volman is a specialist on US military activities in Africa and the director of the African Security Research Project and a member of the board of directors of the Association of Concerned Africa Scholars. Daniel just posted the piece, “Making Peace or Fueling War in Africa.” Sam Pizzigati is the editor of Too Much, Read more