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.)
Try G-G the book. garfield minus garfield (2010-08-13).
Try G-G the book.(Linked Saturday 2010-08-14.)
D.P.H. ongoing by Tim Bray (2010-07-21).
I owe a whole lot to Perl. So does the practice of computing in general, and the construction of the Web in particular. Perl's situation is not terribly happy; I wouldn't go so far as to say "desperate", but certainly these are not its glory days. Herewith some thoughts on…(Linked Saturday 2010-08-14.)
When soothing lies go wrong. John Markley, The Superfluous Man (2010-08-07).
Radley Balko has been writing quite a bit lately about incidents of people being harassed, arrested, or having their property confiscated by law enforcement for recording video or audio of their encounters with police in public places, frequently involving police who cite completely imaginary state laws against the practice. From…(Linked Sunday 2010-08-15.)
I can't count on anybody to understand. (Blogging Against Disablism Day 2010) amandaw, three rivers fog (2010-05-01).
(Cross-posted to FWD/Forward. See more BADD 2010 at Goldfish's blog.) I'm pretty open about my health issues. To be honest, I don't know any other way to be. I know how to strategically hide my disabilities from strangers in passing interactions, but from the people with whom I interact on…(Linked Monday 2010-05-10.)
Prison Rape. myglesias, Matthew Yglesias (2010-04-22).
(cc photo by amandabhslater) Excellent post by Liliana Segura: In 1994 in the case Farmer v. Brennan, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a prison official's "deliberate indifference" to the risk that a trans woman prisoner named Dee Farmer would be raped when placed within the general population of a…(Linked Monday 2010-05-10.)
Welcome: Japan Council Against A&H Bombs. mom_in_las_vegas, Las Vegas Anarchoblogs (2010-05-07).
Welcome: Japan Council Against A&H Bombshttp://pjep.org/actions/?id=4618&t=1273035600The Japan Council against Atomic and Hydrogen Bombs (Gensuikyo) was established in September 1955. Since then it has waged various kinds of campaigns for: the prevention of nuclear war; the total ban on and the elimination of nuclear weapons; and support and solidarity with Hibakusha…(Linked Monday 2010-05-10.)
It's just like the time I got confused and accidentally went on an interstate bank-robbing spree. John Markley, The Superfluous Man (2010-05-03).
You know, the frequent attempts I see to excuse flagrant police misbehavior as honest mistakes are seldom very convincing, but at least the excuse is usually applied to acts committed in the field. It’s still usually a weak and often absurd excuse, and often applied to situations where the officer’s…(Linked Tuesday 2010-05-11.)
A Statement from SubRosa concerning May Day. JC, SubRosa – a community space (2010-05-06).
SubRosa was not involved in the events in downtown Santa Cruz on May Day. SubRosa is a community space that offers literature, art, coffee and performances. Like many businesses downtown, SubRosa provides a public bulletin board for people to post fliers. Jimi Haynes is not and has never been a volunteer…(Linked Tuesday 2010-05-11.)
NYT: !!!@@e2;20ac;2dc;Attorney General Eric Holder Backs Miranda Limit for Terror Suspects' John Gruber, Daring Fireball (2010-05-10).
Disregard for the Bill of Rights is not limited to Republicans: Mr. Holder proposed carving out a broad new exception to the Miranda rights established in a landmark 1966 Supreme Court ruling. It generally forbids prosecutors from using as evidence statements made before suspects have been warned that they have…(Linked Tuesday 2010-05-11.)
Theories as Maps. Will Wilkinson, Will Wilkinson (2010-05-11).
David Schmidtz says theories are like maps; they help us get where we're trying to go. John Rawls' theory of justice posits a closed society as a simplifying assumption. If theories are like maps, as Schmidtz says, a simplifying assumption in a theory is like leaving current patterns of traffic…(Linked Wednesday 2010-05-12.)
- Headline of the Decade. Jesse Walker, Jesse Walker: Reason Magazine articles and blog posts. (2009-10-11).
Via Probably Bad News:(Linked Tuesday 2009-10-13.)
- typepad seems funky this morning, so i can’t link tom. Captain Capitulation, eye of the storm (2009-10-11).
typepad seems funky this morning, so i can’t link tom friedman’s column. but i think he’s showing his stripes, his…ass. he actually suggests that the nobel peace prize should go to the american military. now i will admit that the relation between peace and military power is complex, and that…(Linked Tuesday 2009-10-13.)
- You've got half your anarchy tied behind your back: Hey, libertarians! Politics makes you stupid. Brad Spangler, BradSpangler.com (2009-10-11).
One of the problems with anarchist activism in electoral politics is that it deforms the perspective, attitudes and rhetoric of members of the movement generally — decreasing the effectiveness of their advocacy. Sometimes that's the case with particular people even if they themselves aren't active in electoral politics. The stupidity…(Linked Wednesday 2009-10-14.)
- The soft bigotry of low expectations. John Markley, The Superfluous Man (2009-09-25).
Perusing Hit and Run, I encountered this post about some police caught on video who, having stormed a house during a drug raid, decided to settle in and spent several hours playing a bowling game on the resident’s Nintendo Wii.My instinctive reaction to reading this news is an illustration of…(Linked Wednesday 2009-10-14.)
- Reality outstupids parody once again. John Markley, The Superfluous Man (2009-10-09).
I was up very late last night, as is my habit (one of the nice things about a job done mostly from home is that if I want to sit at my computer playing Victoria: Revolutions at 3:30 AM, that’s my prerogative), and I saw the news that Barack Obama…(Linked Wednesday 2009-10-14.)