12.20.2016 Nearly Naked Links

From Monday’s Files

A Revealing Hortense Calisher Interview – http://www.theparisreview.org/interviews/2576/hortense-calisher-the-art-of-fiction-no-100-hortense-calisher

A Decent Story, At Least – https://justmeans.com/blogs/crossing-energys-social-divide-part-one-class-and-power-and-justice-in-contemporary-america

Detroit’s Plundered Schools – https://news.vice.com/story/school-choice-detroit-betsy-devos

Official Cheating on Student Loans – https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2016-12-19/the-u-s-government-is-collecting-student-loans-it-promised-to-forgive

A Nuclear Weapons & ‘Left’ Disquisition –

A Voice From the Left

Poynter’s Establishment Media Summary + Dylan – 

Bob Dylan on lies and news fakery — way back in 1963

An All-Too-Typical ‘Drug War’ Failure – https://priceonomics.com/dare-the-anti-drug-program-that-never-actually/

Methodical Responses to Likud Propaganda – http://www.juancole.com/2016/12/point-response-propaganda.html

 Solidarity Stalwarts to the South – http://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Argentine-Transit-Workers-Strike-Grinding-Buenos-Aires-to-Halt-20161219-0009.html

A Chilean Film Auteur’s Pablo & Jackie Pair – http://www.rollingstone.com/movies/features/how-jackie-and-neruda-director-is-reinventing-the-biopic-w456340

Libraries Linchpin Education

Are librarians the key to a Future Ready school?

Socialist Perspectives on Turkish Terror – http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/12/19/turk-d19.html

Demographics & Destiny & Organizations – https://www.jacobinmag.com/2016/12/election-voting-white-men-trump-clinton-racism-unions/

Hedges on Media Fakery – http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/fake_news_homegrown_and_far_from_new_20161218

Slavery’s Insurance Practices – http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/18/us/insurance-policies-on-slaves-new-york-lifes-complicated-past.html

African Instances of Yankee Militarism – http://www.tomdispatch.com/post/176223/tomgram%3A_nick_turse%2C_washington%27s_america-first_commandos_in_africa/#more

Machievelli: New & Colloquial Prince Text

A No-Nonsense Machiavelli

Truman on the CIA – https://consortiumnews.com/2013/12/22/trumans-true-warning-on-the-cia/

Fascist Litigation Strategies Against Greenpeace

Lawsuit Treats Greenpeace and its Allies Like Mobsters

Government ‘Fake News’ Interdiction Oversight

Facebook Fake News Checkers Affiliated With US Gov?

Social Wealth & Social Networks & Such

You Might Have Earned It, But Don’t Forget That Your Wealth Came from Society

Spy Coups on Horizon

A Spy Coup in America?

‘Hacking’ Russia for Yeltsin – http://content.time.com/time/subscriber/printout/0,8816,984833,00.html

Deconstructing & Memorializing Walter Benjamin – https://lareviewofbooks.org/article/always-one-time-walter-benjamins-one-way-street-storyteller/#

Well-Deserved Failed Utopias

Every Society Invents the Failed Utopia it Deserves

A Philippines Killing Fields Interview

President Rodrigo Duterte’s Killing Fields & People’s War In The Philippines

http://portside.org/2016-12-19/president-rodrigo-dutertes-killing-fields-and-peoples-war-philippines

President Rodrigo Duterte’s Killing Fields And People’s War In The Philippines

Bill Gates’ ‘Influential’ Reading List

Fiction that Influences and Inspires

Amplified Aleppo Bullshit – http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/46082.htm

Killing Journalists As Police-Policy Tactic – http://www.moonofalabama.org/2016/12/unconventional-warfare-killing-journalists-creates-media-activist-domination.html

A 1993 Nuclear Issues Listing – https://www.wiseinternational.org/book/export/html/923

Punk Rock: A Marxist Perspective – https://www.marxists.org/history/erol/ncm-6/punk.htm

Sociological Perspectives on Education – http://2012books.lardbucket.org/books/a-primer-on-social-problems/s14-02-sociological-perspectives-on-e.html