Researchers Say WSJ's WikiLeaks Copycat Is Full Of Holes – Andy Greenberg – The Firewall – Forbes. pilgrim, Mark's Firehose (2011-05-05).
Just what I've been waiting for! A WikiLeaks clone owned by Rupert Murdoch that cooperates with law enforcement.(Linked Monday 2011-05-09.)
WSJ's "SafeHouse" is the Zune of leak sites. I expect in version 2 they'll introduce the ability to "squirt" leaks to your friends. Mark Pilgrim, Mark's Firehose (2011-05-06). (Linked Monday 2011-05-09.)
On Mother's Day and Everyday – Honoring M/others Within Our Social Justice Movements! inciteblog, INCITE! Blog » Help the Shawty Got Skillz Skillsharers Get to the AMC! (2011-05-07).
On Mother's Day and Everyday- Honoring M/others Within Our Social Justice Movements! by tk karakashian tunchez, The New Mythos Project Originally posted at The New Mythos Project, reposted with permission I feel so incredibly blessed to live in a time where honoring young, single, teen mamas is FINALLY gaining recognition!…(Linked Monday 2011-05-09.)
A Partial List of Things the Government of the State of Oklahoma Considers Preferable to the Peaceful Production of Concentrated Psychoactive Plant Resin. John Markley, The Superfluous Man (2011-05-10).
The State of Oklahoma recently passed a law increasing the sentence for producing hashish, a concentrated derivative of the cannabis plant, to a minimum of 2 years and a maximum of life imprisonment. On a first offense, no less. The purpose of this legislation was to “send a message” about…(Linked Tuesday 2011-05-10.)
The Revolution Starts At Home Anthology is Out & On the Road! inciteblog, INCITE! Blog » Help the Shawty Got Skillz Skillsharers Get to the AMC! (2011-05-10).
After seven years of hard work, the anthology, The Revolution Starts At Home: Confronting Intimate Violence Within Activist Communities, edited by Ching-In Chen, Jai Dulani and Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha, is finally printed and out! Â And there are tour dates! Here's more about the collection: "Was/is your abusive partner a high-profile…(Linked Tuesday 2011-05-10.)
Droves of the Academe. Who Is IOZ? (2011-05-10).
There are few entertainments as . . . entertaining as the Herren perfessers weeping over the decline of their discipline, but this piece from Bill Deresiewicz in, of course, La Nation, has a couple of stupendous paragraphs, like this one:Still, there's a difference between a Roger Smith firing workers at…(Linked Tuesday 2011-05-10.)
Photo. Listonauta (2011-05-09). (Linked Tuesday 2011-05-10.)
Karl Hess, Jr. speaks at Karl Hess Club. PermaKent, PermaKent Permaculture Ideas of J. Kent Hastings (2011-02-20).
KARL HESS CLUB MONDAY FEBRUARY 21, 2011 Â [200th meeting] Karl Hess IV "Whither Conservation in the 21st Century: More Government or More Liberty?" Dinah's Family Restaurant 6521 S. Sepulveda Blvd. (at Centinela…(Linked Tuesday 2011-02-22.)
Apple’s Three Laws of Developers. isaiah's weblog (2011-02-15).
A developer may not injure Apple or, through inaction, allow Apple to come to harm. A developer must obey any orders given to it by Apple, except where such orders would conflict with the First Law. A developer must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not…(Linked Tuesday 2011-02-22.)
What Could Be Bad? Roderick, Austro-Athenian Empire (2011-02-22).
Chris Matthews opines: "I think we're always right to back nationalism." He's talking about the ongoing Middle Eastern revolts, but the claim as it stands is perfectly general – and seems open to the occasional counterexample.(Linked Tuesday 2011-02-22.)
Craig Prescott's Family Claims he was Murdered for Being "Whistle Blower" lilprole, Modesto Anarcho (2011-02-21).
Craig Prescott.The mother of Craig Prescott released a statement, claiming that Craig Prescott was murdered in the downtown jail for being a “whistle blower” and released new information on the case. The Sheriff’s Department claims that Prescott died after being shot with a taser, but an autopsy report and a…(Linked Tuesday 2011-02-22.)
Solidarity Forever. DarianW, Anarchoblogs in English (2011-02-20).
"Acts of solidarity are going to be either gifts or entrepreneurial affairs, depending on how you understand the basic dynamics. If you wait around for someone in this tangled-up culture of ours to "deserve" solidarity, you'll just sit on your hands and nothing will change (except for the worse.) You…(Linked Tuesday 2011-02-22.)
notjessewalker: A rambling, incoherent tirade with semi-random references to Waco and Somalia — yes, Qaddafi is definitely a Hit & Run troll. Twitter / notjessewalker (2011-02-22).
notjessewalker: A rambling, incoherent tirade with semi-random references to Waco and Somalia — yes, Qaddafi is definitely a Hit & Run troll.(Linked Tuesday 2011-02-22.)
Chinese People Power: A Primer. Jesse Walker, Jesse Walker: Reason Magazine articles and blog posts. (2011-02-20).
While our eyes are glued on the collapsing Qaddafi regime, the authorities in China are getting jittery about a Jasmine Revolution of their own: Skittish domestic security officials responded with a mass show of force across China on Sunday after anonymous calls for protesters to stage a Chinese "Jasmine Revolution"…(Linked Wednesday 2011-02-23.)
Work It Out!/A Chambear! Workshop Series for Community Organizers of Color. inciteblog, INCITE! Blog (2011-02-16).
Spearheaded by Partnership for Immigrant Leadership and Action in collaboration with INCITE!, Critical Resistance, Data Center and Creative Interventions: * free lunch, free interpretaion, free workshops* *almuerzo, interpretaci@@c3;b3;n, talleres gratuitos* Work It Out!/A Chambear! is a skill-based workshop series designed by and for community organizers of color. This series will…(Linked Wednesday 2011-02-23.)
Jury Says it's Okay to Record the TSA. schneier, Schneier on Security (2011-01-31).
The Seattle man who refused to show ID to the TSA and recorded the whole incident has been cleared of all charges: [The jury] returned not guilty verdicts for charges that included concealing his identity, refusing to obey a lawful order, trespassing, and disorderly conduct. Papers, Please! says the acquittal…(Linked Tuesday 2011-02-01.)
Revolution in Egypt: Learn More! inciteblog, INCITE! Blog (2011-02-01).
Are you excited about the grassroots revolution happening in Egypt? Do you want to learn more about the background of what's happening and what the movement is organizing for? Here are some resources: First, a recent video of a protester in Tahir Square in Cairo. She explains the political goals…(Linked Tuesday 2011-02-01.)
“Free as in Sexist?”: Sexism in the Free Culture Movement. Joseph Reagle (2011-01-28).
The introduction to my draft on free culture and sexism: In the summer of 2010, David Finsher and Aaron Sorkin’s film about the beginnings of Facebook (“The Social Network”) attracted much discussion about the portrayal of women in geeky projects. Tracy Clark-Flory (2010fpo), writing for Salon.com, wrote the film prompts…(Linked Tuesday 2011-02-01.)
Early Corporate Welfare: "An act for the relief of sick and disabled seamen" Jad Davis, The jVerse (2011-01-31).
A friend pointed out a fascinating article on "An act for the relief of sick and disabled seamen" which the author points to as a precedent for Congress mandating health coverage for citizens of the United States. I don't have any disagreement with his conclusion, that the Constitution in no…(Linked Tuesday 2011-02-01.)
Annual Bay Area Anarchist Cafe. kate, Anarchoblogs in English (2011-02-01).
The Anarchist Cafe is on! Every year, the Bay Area Anarchist Bookfair is preceded by the annual Anarchist Cafe, an sober-space gathering with vegan dinner and performances, that provides a space for folks to gather before the madness of Bookfair weekend sets in. Much fun, good eats, lots of good…(Linked Tuesday 2011-02-01.)
It's a Child, Not a Choice. Center for a Stateless Society (2011-02-01). “No, it’s not an anti-abortion rant… The problem isn't lack of competition within the government education mandate. The problem is the government education mandate.” (Linked Tuesday 2011-02-01.)
Obama Marxism Watch — Be Very Afraid! Kevin Carson, Center for a Stateless Society (2011-01-06).
For over two years, we unappreciated patriots have taken upon ourselves the thankless task of outing Barack Obama as a closeted Marxist and exposing his insidious socialist agenda for enslaving this country. While Obama sat in his Red Study Circle with comrades Geithner, Summers and Rubin, busily reading "Quotations from…(Linked Tuesday 2011-02-01.)
Traffic Problems Will Disappear by Year 2000 (1955) Matt Novak, Paleofuture Blog (2011-02-01).
From the 1958 Disneyland TV episode Magic Highway, USA The September 22, 1955 Lewiston Daily Sun (Lewiston, ME) ran a wonderful piece titled, “Hope For the Motorist: Traffic Problems Will Disappear by Year 2000.” Such unbridled optimism for the yet to be developed Interstate Highway System is downright cute. Well,…(Linked Wednesday 2011-02-02.)
Store Fronts. Dorothy, Cat and Girl (2011-02-01). (Linked Wednesday 2011-02-02.)
Hell No, We Won’t Fire. Jesse Walker, Jesse Walker: Reason Magazine articles and blog posts. (2011-01-31).
When the troops won't shoot, the game's just about over: The Egyptian army has said it will not use force against protesters calling for the removal of President Hosni Mubarak ahead of a "million people" march. The military said it considers the people's demands "legitimate".(Linked Wednesday 2011-02-02.)
Andrew Jackson. IOZ, Who Is IOZ? (2011-01-10).
Is there a bigger, more sanctimonious boob in the whole blessed world than Keith Olberman? “Violence, or the threat of violence, has no place in democracy”? Um, uh, what? Tell it to the Cherokee. Tell it to the Iraqis. Tell it to Baltimore and Washington South of the Capitol. Tell…(Linked Wednesday 2011-02-02.)
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.)