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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!
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!