Toronto activists take back the slut. Jill, I Blame The Patriarchy (2011-03-31).
SlutWalkers say it loud and proud on April 3 Canadian blamers have just hipped me to SlutWalk. Thanks, Canadian blamers! On April 3rd, Toronto anti-rape activists will be protesting the reification by law enforcement of the bogus cultural construct “slut.” The protest march was ignited by this remark, recently uttered...(Linked Sunday 2011-04-03.)
Reshaping. ongoing by Tim Bray (2011-04-01).
For the first time in years, I’m working on changing the look of this here blog. I’ve been bored with it in recent years, then Blaine Cook’s Beautiful Lines pushed me over the edge. As of today, if you’re reading this at tbray.org rather than in one feed reader or...(Linked Sunday 2011-04-03.)
Reasoning in Midstream. Jad Davis, The jVerse (2011-03-26).
“Reasoning in midstream” is a common phenomenon in public discourse that typically starts right around the time that bombs start dropping or legislation starts being penned in response to a “crisis”. It is the monotonous focus on the present state of a problem–a pending genocide, a health or financial emergency,...(Linked Sunday 2011-04-03.)
feministhulk: HULK BELIEVE IN EMOTIONAL RISK TAKING. HULK ASK SELF, "WHAT CAN HULK DO TODAY TO HELP MORE PEOPLE FEEL SAFE AND LOVED?" Twitter / feministhulk (2011-03-29).
feministhulk: HULK BELIEVE IN EMOTIONAL RISK TAKING. HULK ASK SELF, "WHAT CAN HULK DO TODAY TO HELP MORE PEOPLE FEEL SAFE AND LOVED?"(Linked Sunday 2011-04-03.)
Dedicated to "the mutualists of the world" Shawn P. Wilbur, Out of the Libertarian Labyrinth (2010-05-17).
Charles T. Sprading's 1930 Mutual Service and Cooperation is available for download from Google Books.(Linked Wednesday 2010-05-26.)
Watch Out, Facebook. Jesse Walker: Reason Magazine articles and blog posts. (2010-05-26). "The business press may be filled with rhetoric about 'participatory media' and 'user-generated content,' but the country's most prominent Web 2.0 company treats its participants like a bunch of CompuServe subscribers circa 1994. ..." (Linked Wednesday 2010-05-26.)
Oh No! Sheldon Richman, Free Association (2010-05-23).
Conservatives won't want to hear it, but the libertarian alternative to antidiscrimination laws is: COMMUNITY ORGANIZING!Atom(Linked Wednesday 2010-05-26.)
The Welfare State. Sheldon Richman, Free Association (2010-05-23).
Despite what you may read at other libertarian sites, the welfare state is not the result of efforts by lazy poor people to enslave and live off the productive classes. Rather, it is the result of efforts by the political-social-corporate elite to subordinate and control the poor for a variety...(Linked Wednesday 2010-05-26.)
Free George Donnelly Handbill. DarianW, DarianWorden.com (2010-05-24).
Thanks to ALLy James Tuttle for creating a solid handout in support of George Donnelly. Download the .pdf at LibertyActivism.info.(Linked Wednesday 2010-05-26.)
here's a sortof interesting piece of political/cultural. Captain Capitulation, eye of the storm (2010-05-13).
here's a sortof interesting piece of political/cultural commentary by mark lilla. he frames the whole thing in terms of "radical individualism"="the libertarian mob," as against...well, what? obviously the basic contrast of individualism is to collectivism, but it's hard to sit there and squarely endorse that term: there are too many...(Linked Thursday 2010-05-27.)
Arrivals Lounge. Dorothy, Cat and Girl (2010-05-27). (Linked Thursday 2010-05-27.)
Gimme Your Best Just-World Play. cherylcline, der Blaustrumpf (2010-05-27).
Come on. I need it after reading this: Jiang Chun Geng is one of 15 elderly Chinese men and women whom Zhu is treating in his simple village clinic for what locals label “rotten leg disease.” A definitive diagnosis is no longer possible so many decades after the initial exposure...(Linked Thursday 2010-05-27.)
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