Anarchy in Detroit (and crossword puzzles) Website of the Week

URL Labs’ Website Of The Week http://fifthestate.org/ Can’t believe I never did this one until now… From the website: “The Fifth Estate, founded in 1965, is an anarchist, anti-capitalist, and anti-authoritarian, anti-profit project published cooperatively by a volunteer collective of friends and comrades. We are committed to non-dogmatic, action-oriented writing and activity to bring about a new Read more

Data is beauty Website of the Week

URL Labs’ Website Of The Week: http://infosthetics.com/ From the site:  ”Inspired by Lev Manovich’s definition of “information aesthetics”, this weblog explores the symbiotic relationship between creative design and the field of information visualization. More specifically, it collects projects that represent data or information in original or intriguing ways.”

The Case(s) Against the NSA, Tracking Haiti Aid, Vets Forgotten Announcements

  9:15 – Economist Mark Weisbrot follows the money from post-quake Haiti into the pockets of contractors and corporations. Mark has been keeping track of the situation at CEPR’s Haiti: Relief and Reconstruction Watch blog. Mark Weisbrot is Co-Director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, D.C. 9:55 – Live from Seoul, Read more

780: Burn of the Century Shows

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December 28th – By the time you read this, your bitter, blind, broke, gap-toothed radio show host Chuck Mertz will be miles away from the studios of WNUR, dodging debt collectors, revenue opportunities and/or the knowledge of his own mortality. Is a best-of show enough for you? What if we told you it was a Read more