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live from Toronto, writer, translator, activist Justin Podur wrote Tuesday’s ZNet story, “Colombia’s war and Venezuela’s foreign policy.” Justin is also an editor for ZNet, which is part of Z Magazine. Justin has reported from Haiti, Venezuela, Colombia, Argentina, Brazil, Israel/Palestine, and Mexico. His work has also appeared in Dollars and Sense, New Politics, New Read more
http://youtube.com/user/thedavosquestion Participate in the currently ongoing DavosConversation via YouTube. Ask questions to world leaders – or maybeBono – and they just might answer you.
Eric Janszen wrote the cover story for the February issue of Harper’s entitled, “The Next Bubble: Priming the Markets for Tomorrow’s Big Crash.” Eric is the founder and president of iTulip, Inc. He formerly served as the managing director of the ventures firm Osborn Capital, CEO of AutoCell, Inc., and Bluesocket, Inc., and entrepreneur in Read more
http://opensecrets.org/ “Your guide to the money in U.S. politics.” Thanks to David H for this one!
former UN weapons inspector in Iraq Scott Ritter returns to This is Hell! to talk about his latest writing including, “Presidential Hopefuls Need a Reality Check on Iraq.” His last book was last May’s, “Waging Peace: The Art of War for the Anti-War Movement” (Nation Books). Ira Chernus also returns to This is Hell! Ira Read more
http://phoenixlabs.org/ Home of the free, open source IP blocker, PeerGardian2.If you’re using P2P and don’t want folks like the RIAA or MPAA trackingyour activities and invading your privacy, you need to know about this.
live from Karachi, Fatima Bhutto is a writer and poet. She is the daughter of Mir Murtaza Bhutto, who was killed in 1996 in Karachi when his sister, and Fatima’s aunt, Benazir, was prime minister. In the wake of her aunt’s death, Fatima recently wrote the article, “Farewell to Wadi Bua.” Caroline Elkins is an Read more
http://www.rupissed.com/ A few days late… The online breathalyzer.
http://www.olpcnews.com OK, this is the last OLPC site… at least for this year! A great “independent” news source for all things OLPC.
http://olpclearningclub.org/ My new semi-local X0-1 user group!
We played interviews with Mahmood Mamdani on the language of genocide, Roger Morris on the history of the CIA, and Charles Mann telling us what the Americas were like before 1491. We also had live contributions from correspondents Nicholas “Fool Britannia” Hale, Dan “The Auto Man” Litchfield and John Wilson told us about his new Read more
http://peterrussell.com/Odds/WorldClock.php The World Clock. Actually, more like of a webpage of the week – packed with fast flying facts. Many of them disgusting! Thanks to Laura for this one!