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URL Labs’ Website Of The Week: http://truth-out.org 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
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Historian Ian Morris links the advance of open, democratic societies to the rise of fossil fuels. Jeff Dorchen calls in from the palace of the last Nizam of Hyderabad.
Researcher Alex de Waal explains what Western activists get wrong about the rest of the world. Live from São Paulo, Brian Mier explores the revolutionary potential of Brazilian social movements.
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
The politics of protest / What Western activists get wrong / Financial Interests 2016 / Brazilian social movements / Fossil fuels shape values / A moment of palace life
URL Labs’ Website Of The Week. https://zinnedproject.org 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
Author Edward Rhymes examines America’s racial double standard when it comes to misogyny and racism. (2007) Writer Glen Ford condemns the complicity of the Black political class in upholding the NSA surveillance of Americans. (2013)
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)
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
URL Labs’ Website Of The Week: https://www.chromeexperiments.com/ “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!
Anthropologist Ruben Andersson explores clandestine migration in the age of Europe’s anti-mobility regime. Live from Mumbai, Jeff Dorchen perpwalks Salman Khan down the crowded footpaths of justice.