1.11.2017 Nearly Naked Links

From Tuesday’s Files

A Crimean POV

Constantine Pleshakov’s “The Crimean Nexus: Putin’s War and the Clash of Civilizations”

A Technological IP Imbroglio – https://www.theguardian.com/science/the-h-word/2015/jul/22/humphry-davy-lamp-controversy-history-science

Steamrolling Administrative Appointments – http://chieforganizer.org/2017/01/09/steamrolling-the-cabinet-choices-is-a-mistake-tillerson-is-an-example/

Attacking Women’s Reproductive Rights Redux – http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/39021-defunding-planned-parenthood-would-leave-thousands-of-women-without-care

School Choice as Parental Right

Ahead of Betsy Devos’s confirmation hearings, some thoughts on why the face of school choice belongs to parents, not politicians

ACLU Advice Re Donald – http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/features/aclu-head-bracing-for-trump-enormous-civil-liberties-crisis-w460101

A ‘Diplomatic’ Overview of ’64 Panama Uprising – http://adst.org/2016/07/panama-riots-1964-beginning-end-canal/

An Academic Panther’s Obituary

Remembering Dr. Rahman: History professor and activist remembered for challenging assumptions in classroom, community

Mannheim’s Ideology & Utopia – https://archive.org/stream/ideologyutopiain00mann/ideologyutopiain00mann_djvu.txt

A Common Sense Chapter – https://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/paine/works/common-sense/ch04.htm

Beijing’s Threatened Retaliation Over Taiwan

China’s state-run paper threatens “revenge” if Trump supports Taiwan’s independence

De Beauvoir on Ethics & Uncertainty – https://www.marxists.org/reference/subject/ethics/de-beauvoir/ambiguity/ch02.htm

Wells on Lang’s Metropolis

H. G. Wells on the Futurist Dystopia of Fritz Lang’s “Metropolis”

‘Post-Truth’ Media

The ‘Post-Truth’ Mainstream Media

Israel’s Policy ‘Drives U.S. Off Cliff’

Netanyahu has isolated Israel and is driving the US ‘off a cliff into chaos’ — Lloyd Doggett

Proust & Gaughin on Art

Hard Looking: Proust and Gauguin on Art

Wells: The Sleeper Awakes – http://www.gutenberg.org/cache/epub/12163/pg12163-images.html

Henry Giroux’s Writings – https://www.henryagiroux.com/publications.htm

Spies & Splits & Trump

Donald Trump And The Future Of Intelligence

A Fed-10 Analysis from Chris Hedges – http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/the_real_purpose_of_the_us_governments_report_on_alleged_hacking_by_russi

Surrealism in Egypt

Egyptian Surrealism and the Quest to Define Modern Art in Egypt

Climate, Nukes, & The Bulletin – http://www.icontact-archive.com/xNL0qQCSSQU61TQn1ZB3dDwfowpU1FNp?w=4

A German Social Commentary Film Review Essay – http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2017/01/09/toni-j09.html

Child Psychology & Science’s Methodological Roots – https://aeon.co/essays/how-the-scientific-method-came-from-watching-children-play

California’s ‘Model’ for America – http://www.newgeography.com/content/005503-california-alt-america

Glenn G’s DN! Transcript – http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/46181.htm

Deep State, Deep Trouble   – http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/46182.htm

‘Border Vacuums’ & Cities – http://www.citylab.com/design/2017/01/the-complete-guide-to-border-vacuums/512381/?utm_source=nl__link2_010917

A ‘Great American Novel’ Overview

A Brief Survey of the Great American Novel(s)

Frederick Filloux on Medium’s Future – https://mondaynote.com/a-new-model-for-medium-3ad7cc638c13#.a8t23bkol

Globalism & Europe’s Future – https://theconversation.com/new-globalism-a-counterculture-that-could-redraw-the-world-map-69390

Problems & Prospects in Istanbul’s Financial Center Plan – https://theconversation.com/why-istanbul-is-struggling-to-become-an-international-financial-centre-69441