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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
http://www.langorigami.com Time for some mind blowing Origami. Thanks to Matt R. for this one.
financial historian and economist Michael Hudson is President of The Institute for the Study of Long-Term Economic Trends (ISLET), a Wall Street Financial Analyst, and Distinguished Research Professor of Economics at the University of Missouri, Kansas City. In 2007, Dr. Hudson was Chief Economic Policy Adviser for the Kucinich for President campaign. Michael is now Read more
http://doublenegative.tarasen.net Awebsite dedicated to “land art” pioneer, Michael Heizer, and hisamazing, monumental sculpture and structures. Check out his life work,the outragiously huge City project located in Nevada, which has recently apparently been spared havoc from Yucca Mountain. Make sure to view it from Google Maps to get some idea of scale. It’s pretty mind boggling.
http://carbolicsmoke.com Puportedly Pittsburgh’s answer to The Onion, you gotta love the nameand their masthead motto – “News unencumbered by the facts”. Somerecent sample headlines – “Mr. Peanut Hangs Self After Testing Positivefor Salmonella”, “Ted Williams’ Head Unthawed, Blasts A-Rod”, “VaticanScraps Lent as Recession Shuts Down Ash Company”.
live from Manila, Walden Bello is Foreign Policy In Focus columnist, a senior analyst at the Bangkok-based Focus on the Global South, president of the Freedom from Debt Coalition, and a professor of sociology at the University of the Philippines. Walden’s most recent writing includes, “The Global Collapse: a Non-orthodox View,” and “Asia: The Coming Read more
http://www.jandrewedits.com Their own sef-description of “a collection of humorously editedfootage” sums it up nicely. The Star Trek Next Gen re-edits are prettyhumorous.
Dean Baker is co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research. Dean writes the Beat the Press blog at the American Prospect. He is the author of several books, including his just-released “Plunder and Blunder: The Rise and Fall of the Bubble Economy.” (PoliPointPress). Emma Rothschild is Director of the Joint Centre for History Read more
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