12.23.2016 Nearly Naked Links

From Thursday’s Files

Doing Nuclear ‘Cost Benefit’ – http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2011/03/is-nuclear-power-worth-the-risk.html

Marxism & Class Struggle – https://www.marxists.org/reference/subject/philosophy/works/en/slaughte.htm

Bits From Trotsky – https://www.marxists.org/archive/trotsky/works/1944/1944-fas.htm#p10

An Overview of Ecuador’s Standing Rock

Ecuador’s Standing Rock is Happening Now – Can the World Save the Shuar?

Introductory Laureate Remarks About Beckett – https://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/literature/laureates/1969/press.html

Beckett on Joyce As ‘Work-in-Progress’

DANTE… BRUNO. VICO… JOYCE

Boas on Anthropology & History – https://archive.org/stream/101484863.nlm.nih.gov/101484863_djvu.txt

Dostoevsky’s Crime & Punishment & Politics – https://theconversation.com/crime-and-punishment-is-150-and-its-politics-are-more-relevant-than-ever-69259

Students’ Inequality Higher Than Ever – https://theconversation.com/the-gap-between-rich-and-poor-students-going-to-university-has-reached-record-levels-63967

Platforms & Proletarian Oppression

Pay And Social Protection In Platform Capitalism

Student Loans & Tolled Social Benefits – http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2016/12/student-loan-crisis-increasingly-snares-seniors-social-security-benefits.html

Frozen Hell Times Report Against Zionism

Hell just froze over: the New York Times runs an article saying Zionism is racist

Gratitude To ‘Negative Dialectics’

“Many thanks to Teddie Adorno”: Negative Dialectics at Fifty

Attacking ‘Fake’ Health Critiques – http://www.vocativ.com/383423/fake-news-health-sites/

An Open-Access Humanities Commons Interview

Humanities Commons: Networking the Humanities through Open Access, Open Source and Not-for-Profit

Reporting American Police-State Excesses – https://psmag.com/how-many-americans-are-behind-bars-for-no-good-reason-e19722277163#.89fwec96j

Ethnic Disparities in Police Violence

https://psmag.com/a-conversation-with-the-researcher-behind-the-latest-study-on-racial-disparities-in-police-killings-6cacd409c698#.cdpo60qs4

https://psmag.com/african-americans-are-three-times-more-likely-to-be-killed-by-police-dcd8fb68d07d#.us0qamjyd

‘Independent’ Think Tanks Geopolitical Distortions – http://www.jadaliyya.com/pages/index/25677/the-iiss_the-myth-and-ethics-of-think-tank-indepen

WEF on Killer Robots – https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2016/06/are-killer-robots-a-necessity

Westworld: Novels Versus Television – https://www.theguardian.com/books/booksblog/2016/dec/20/does-westworld-tell-a-truer-story-than-a-novel-can

Cui Bono From Turkey’s ‘Sarajevo?’

Who Profits from Turkey’s ‘Sarajevo Moment’?

Big Philanthropy’s Fraudulence

The Dangers of Big Philanthropy

Billionaire Hegemony – http://wallstreetonparade.com/2016/12/how-did-a-nation-crippled-by-wall-street-billionaires-end-up-with-them-running-the-country/

Fact-Checker Backers’ Disquisition

366 links to understand fact-checking in 2016

Amplifying Ukraine Conflict After Syria – https://sputniknews.com/columnists/201612211048840378-nato-ramps-up-ukraine-war/

California’s New Moscow ‘Embassy’

California secessionist movement opens first “embassy” — and it’s in Moscow

Russia, Iran, Turkey in Alliance

Russia, Iran, and Turkey are shutting the U.S. out of the Syrian peace process

Cross Color Organizing a Necessity – http://www.commondreams.org/views/2016/12/21/calling-working-people-all-colors

Radical Proposals on Immigration – https://nacla.org/news/2016/12/14/radical-proposal-radical-times

Sugar’s Toxicity Investigated – https://aeon.co/essays/sugar-is-a-toxic-agent-that-creates-conditions-for-disease

A Thoreau & American Character Interview

A True American: Searching for the Real Henry David Thoreau

CIA & Top Chef Production

ClandesTime 095 – The CIA and Top Chef

Deconstructing Hanukkah – http://forward.com/culture/356757/the-maccabees-were-on-the-wrong-side-of-history-so-why-do-we-still-celebrat/

Verging on Even Huger Nuke Expansion – https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/donald-trump-says-he-wants-to-greatly-strengthen-and-expand-us-nuclear-capabilitiy-a-radical-break-from-us-foreign-policy/2016/12/22/52745c22-c86e-11e6-85b5-76616a33048d_story.html

Cockburn on Turkey Now

Assassination in Ankara: the Middle East Crisis is Engulfing Turkey

A Participatory Economics Interview – http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/38810-what-is-participatory-economics-an-interview-with-michael-albert

Trump’s Likely ‘War on Drugs’ – http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/features/what-the-drug-war-could-look-like-under-president-trump-w457192

Trump’s Extension of Kleptocracy

Trump Is the Next Stage of the Disease

John Whitehead on Jesus – http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/46097.htm