1.09.2017 Nearly Naked Links

From Friday’s and Saturday’s Files

More ‘Getting High’ History – http://www.blacklistednews.com/Nitrous%2C_weed%2C_opium_and_peach-pits%3A_the_intoxicants_of_18th_C_England/56133/0/38/38/Y/M.html

War on Cash in Europe

The Wages of War without Strategy, Part I: Clausewitz, Vietnam, and the Roots of Strategic Confusion

An Eternal War Analysis – http://www.tomdispatch.com/post/176227/tomgram%3A_nick_turse%2C_special_ops%2C_shadow_wars%2C_and_the_golden_age_of_the_gray_zone/#more

CIA Hijacking of Literature – https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/how-the-cia-infiltrated-the-worlds-literature

Electoral Politics As Sci Ops

Donald Trump’s Debt to Willie Horton

Ratcheting Up IP Rentier Models – https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20161230/06095336377/great-now-wall-street-is-funding-speculative-corporate-sovereignty-claims-share-spoils.shtml

Continued War Against Whistleblowers – https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20161228/16375536360/defense-department-oversight-finds-more-evidence-retaliation-against-whistleblowers.shtml

Iggy Pop Interview About Everything – http://www.rollingstone.com/music/features/the-last-word-iggy-pop-talks-drugs-aging-keith-richards-w458837

A ‘Politics is Local’ Contextualization of Inequality – http://www.citylab.com/politics/2017/01/mayors-and-inequality/510032/

NSA’s Monitoring of Novelists Like LeCarre

NSA Report on John le Carré Novels

Egypt’s Simulacrum of Capital Today for Journalism

Inside the Scorpion: a Journalist’s Ordeal in Egypt’s Most Notorious Prison

A Lengthy List of Writing Tips

40 things I learned about the writing craft in 40 years

Bickering About Bombastic Bullshit – https://theoutline.com/post/749/the-agony-and-the-ecstasy-of-kurt-eichenwald?curator=MediaREDEF

The ‘Wellness’ Trap

The False Promises of Wellness Culture

Cycles and Armageddon

Cyclical vs. End-Time Thinking

Dystopian Submissions Call – https://bostonreview.net/literature-culture/call-submissions-global-dystopias

Deconstructing Female Nudes With Berger – http://www.dazeddigital.com/artsandculture/article/34166/1/why-we-still-need-ways-of-seeing-john-berger

Pharma Fascism Followed WWII

Most Nazi War Criminals Were Set Free: Went Back to Modern Day Pharma Giants

An Eisenhower Doctrine Brief – http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/eisenhower-proposes-new-middle-east-policy

Anti Truth Coups

The Coup Against Truth — Paul Craig Roberts

Crowdfunding & NonProfits – http://www.insidephilanthropy.com/home/2016/1/5/is-gofundme-and-crowdfunding-the-uber-of-fundraising

Moyer’s Four Freedom’s Conveyance

What We Can Learn From FDR

21st Century Economic Bill of Rights

A 21st Century Economic Bill of Rights: A Scorecard and a Proposal

Roosevelt’s Third Inaugural – http://www.americanrhetoric.com/speeches/fdrthefourfreedoms.htm

South Sea Bubble 1841 Disquisition – https://web.archive.org/web/20140106143016/http://www.thesouthseabubble.com/

Resisting Rising Inequality – http://prospect.org/article/rising-inequality-far-inevitable

Anti-Semitic Zionists – http://zope.gush-shalom.org/home/en/channels/avnery/1483105431/

John Berger’s Lessons – http://portside.org/2017-01-06/what-marxist-art-critic-john-berger-taught-me

Missing Periods & Birth Control

Is it really OK to never get your period?

Vermont & Hack Idiocy

The Governor of Vermont Is An Idiot — Paul Craig Roberts

Media Literacy Blowback – https://points.datasociety.net/did-media-literacy-backfire-7418c084d88d#.uwfyzdnv8

Defining & Revealing Technocracy – http://io9.gizmodo.com/what-the-hell-is-a-technocrat-and-are-you-one-of-the-1456877700

Spreading Mexican Strikes

Strikes Spread In Mexico, Thousands Of Police Deployed To Capital

Complexity & Math & Error

Complexity Theory Problem Strikes Back

Lawyering Without Law School – https://priceonomics.com/how-to-be-a-lawyer-without-going-to-law-school/

A Pair That Debunk ‘Russia Hack’

Former CIA and NSA Officials Just Joined Forces & Debunked the Russian “Hack” Conspiracy Thoery

 

Toronto’s Used Bookstores

Used and unusual: The past, present and future of Toronto’s used and antiquarian bookstores

Explicating A General Logic of Crisis – http://www.lrb.co.uk/v39/n01/adam-tooze/a-general-logic-of-crisis

A Tortuous Canadian University Scandal

Students, Sex, Social Media and Why the Steven Galloway Affair Is so Murky

Deconstructing McCain’s Bogus ‘Hearing – http://www.newyorker.com/news/amy-davidson/decoding-mccains-hearing-on-trump-vs-spies

Rumi’s Poetry, Stripped of Islam – http://www.newyorker.com/books/page-turner/the-erasure-of-islam-from-the-poetry-of-rumi

Cyprus, Nuland, Kissinger, Empire

Obama, Kissinger and Nuland: Cyprus 1974 – Cyprus 2017

Deconstructing a UFC Women’s Fight – http://www.salon.com/2017/01/07/lessons-from-ronda-rousey-vs-amanda-nunes-what-48-seconds-of-fighting-can-teach-us-about-gender-sexuality-and-race-in-ufc/

What Real Hacks Look Like – http://www.telesurtv.net/english/opinion/Cyberattack-on-Nicaraguas-Radio-La-Primerisima-20170104-0025.html

Publicly Promoting Palestinian Elimination

The mainstreaming of Palestinian genocide

Robots, UBI, Politicized Human Welfare – http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2017/01/robots-universal-basic-income-welfare-state.html

Claims Without Evidence Continue

US Report Still Lacks Proof on Russia ‘Hack’

Legal War on Poor Review-Essay – http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2017/01/07/poun-j07.html

A Yankee War Timeline

The 239 Year Timeline of America’s Involvement in Military Conflict

Russia vis-a-vis USA – http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/46173.htm