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Slavery jumpstarts American capitalism / Profiling Palestinian resistance / Walking away from war / Microbrew macroeconomics / PLUS: Fracking the public and Torturing Cheney logic
URL Labs’ Website Of The Week: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/next/ NOVA’s science journalism website.
Islamic State’s modern rise / Post-capitalist progress / PLUS: Finding Ferguson in Brazil, Harvesting opium in Afghanistan, Third World First World problems and the Give/get conundrum.
This holiday season Chuck is celebrating the gift of literacy by holding his favorite books of 2014 right up to his face, which is how he has to read things because he’s blind. We all have our hardships, but if one of yours is not having any books to read, then see below: Steve Read more
Political corruption in public life / Private security carves up Detroit / Obama’s Trans-Pacific partners / The future of labor. PLUS: Militarizing Vermont, Deflating Ohio and Game of musical thrones
URL Labs’ Website Of The Week: http://tvtropes.org/ Website quote: ”What is this about? This wiki is a catalog of the tricks of the trade for writing fiction.” It’s also entertaining and addictive. And it is where I first learned about Kaiju and lots of other tropes like Rule of Cool and Helicopter Flyswatter.
Behind the Ayotzinapa massacre / The tribal case against Keystone XL
URL Labs’ Website Of The Week: http://openwebanalytics.com “Open Web Analytics (OWA) is open source web analytics software that you can use to track and analyze how people use your websites and applications.”
URL Labs’ Website Of The Week http://trustmech.com/ “Trust Me, I am a ‘Mechanical Engineer’.”
ISIS vs WWI / Escaping America’s prisons / PLUS: Ebola wins a midterm election, Updating the envy docket, and What everyone else did wrong last Tuesday.
URL Labs’ Website Of The Week: http://pleasekillme.com/ The ongoing online uncensored history of punk. A shill site for the book, but good stuff too.
URL Labs’ Website Of The Week: http://collectspace.com Collect Space is a fine place for space history enthusiasts to get their space fix and find out what’s blown up lately.