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http://www.blotterbarn.com A fine collection of vintage blotter acid art. Too bad the prints for purchase aren’t, uh…you know, “treated”.
Andrew Bacevich, author of the new book, “The Limits of Power: The End of American Exceptionalism” (Metropolitan Books). Andrew is a professor of history and international relations at Boston University. He retired from the US Army with the rank of colonel. investigative reporter and author Greg Palast returns to tell you how to “Steal Back Read more
http://hubblesite.org Another past Webby winner, this month the online home of the HubbleSpace Telescope is celebrating 10 years of the most amazing science andbeauty imaginable in the Universe… And after the recent recovery from a nearly catastrophic glitch a few days ago and the upcoming Service Mission 4, we can look forward to celebrating a Read more
John R. MacArthur, publisher of Harper’s Magazine, is an award winning journalist and author. His new book is called, “You Can’t Be President: The Outrageous Barriers to Democracy in America” (Melville House). This week’s irregular correspondent was Jeff Dorchen who delivered a Moment of Truth entitled, “Finding common ground with the crazy stupid white people.”
http://www.spacetimetravel.org Hey, they deserve it just for the name… Relativity visualized by some nice Germans.
Michael Schwartz is the author of “War Without End: The Iraq War in Context” (Haymarket Books). Michael is a professor of sociology and the founding director of the Undergraduate College of Global Studies at Stony Brook University.
http://www.draganfly.com The age of the personal UAV has arrived my friends, and I for onewould like to to welcome our new tiny overflying overlords. Why shouldthe military and CIA have all the fun? There’s a growing community ofusers and manufacturers out there, and Dragonflyer.com is the home tosome of the hottest examples of tiny autonomous Read more
Thomas Frank whose latest book is “The Wrecking Crew: How Conservatives Rule” (Metropolitan Books). Tom is a regular columnist for the Wall Street Journal. live from Afghanistan, Anand Gopal discussed his TomDispatch article, “The Surge That Failed: Afghanistan under the Bombs.” Anand is a correspondent for the Christian Science Monitor, based in Afghanistan. Steven Rosenfeld Read more
http://uncyclopedia.org Think Wikipedia meets The Onion… plus some sort of British Bullwinkle.
live from Cochabamba, the Democracy Center‘s Jim Shultz explained what the hell is going on in the near civil war in Bolivia. You can read Jim’s blog by visiting http://www.democracyctr.org/blog/. The Democracy Center “works globally to advance social justice through investigation and reporting, training citizens in public advocacy, and leading international citizen campaigns.” journalist and Read more
http://www.dezeen.com A truly great industrial design and architecture blog. The current feature on Chrysler’s Peapod electric car is worth the price of admission.
Ann Pettifor is executive director of Advocacy International. In the 1990s she helped design and lead the international campaign Jubilee 2000. She is editor of “The Real World Economic Outlook” (Palgrave) and author of “The Coming First World Debt Crisis” (Palgrave). This week she wrote the articles “The week that changed everything” and “America’s financial Read more