Mmmm…Truthy! Website of the Week

URL Labs’ Website Of The Week: Quote from the site: “Truthout works to spark action by revealing systemic injustice and providing a platform for transformative ideas, through in-depth investigative reporting and critical analysis. With a powerful, independent voice, we will spur the revolution in consciousness and inspire the direct action that is necessary to Read more

The politics of riot and repression / How banks bought the presidency pod

Writer Michael Gould-Wartofsky examines the politics of riots and repression in 21st century America. Michael wrote the essays When Rioting Is Rational at Jacobin and The Wars Come Home: A Five-Step Guide to the Police Repression of Protest from Ferguson to Baltimore and Beyond for TomDispatch and In These Times.   Author Nomi Prins surveys Read more

850: Fill in the Bank Shows


The politics of protest / What Western activists get wrong / Financial Interests 2016 / Brazilian social movements / Fossil fuels shape values / A moment of palace life

Howard may be dead, but he’s still at it! Website of the Week

URL Labs’ Website Of The Week. Home of the Zinn Education Project.   Quote from site: “The Zinn Education Project promotes and supports the teaching of people’s history in middle and high school classrooms across the country. The website offers free, downloadable lessons and articles organized by theme,time period, and reading level.” In memory of him, Read more

849: Seven Conversations About Race in America Shows


Full Show: Seven conversations in four hours from eleven years of discussions of race in America, featuring historians, radicals, academics, writers and economists.   Writer Larry Tye examines the lives and legacy of Pullman porters, from Reconstruction to Civil Rights movement leaders. (2004) Activist Larry Pinkney critiques the un-indentity politics behind President Obama’s election. (2008) Read more

HTML5 Flash(is)back Website of the Week

URL Labs’ Website Of The Week: “Creative code for the web.” Using HTML 5 to the max.  Awesome visualizations that remind me of Flash back in the day.  Good for you HTML5!