8.15.2016 Naked Links

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FROM THE WEEKEND

A Nobel Peace Prize Speech That All Who Care About Survival Must Read

http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1962/press.html

A Deliberative Democracy Twelve-Step Program

https://www.academia.edu/27453421/Forthcoming._Twelve_Key_Findings_in_Deliberative_Democracy_Research_Daedalus

Immigration Rationales Reviewed

http://newramblerreview.com/book-reviews/philosophy/alien-ideas

Journals As Information Repositories

https://blogs.princeton.edu/manuscripts/2016/08/03/commonplace-books-and-uncommon-readers/

Eliminating Dallas’ Homeless Encampments

https://www.texasobserver.org/tent-city-dallas-feature/

A Call for Comprehensive Hacking Legislaiton

https://www.justsecurity.org/32350/shouldnt-wait-fifteen-years-conversation-government-hacking/

A Black Lives Matter Platform Overview & Summary

http://www.salon.com/2016/08/12/blm-platform-blasts-u-s-empire-militarization-war-on-terror-africom/

Abortion Documentary Director Interview

http://www.salon.com/2016/08/12/theres-so-much-shame-and-stigma-abortion-stories-director-tracy-droz-tragos-pulls-back-the-curtain-on-super-complicated-issue/

New Social Media ‘Pay It Forward’ Site

https://steemit.com/introduceyourself/@activistpost/activist-post-joins-steemit-to-build-a-new-model-that-makes-the-existing-model-obsolete

Language Patterns & ‘Restorying’

http://www.countercurrents.org/2016/08/12/language-patterns-the-media-and-cultural-re-storying/

‘Unintended’ Consequences, Hidden Agendas, & Drug War History

http://www.esquire.com/news-politics/a46918/heroin-mexico-el-chapo-cartels-don-winslow/

The DEA’s Ship of Fools

http://www.activistpost.com/2016/08/obamas-dea-makes-me-embarrassed-to-be-ruled-by-fools.html

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A Compilation of Current Voting-Rights Litigation

https://www.propublica.org/article/2016-election-lawsuit-tracker-new-election-laws-suits-challenging-them

Morell’s Murderous Advice

https://consortiumnews.com/2016/08/12/mike-morells-kill-russians-advice/

A Race, Class, & Justice Address

http://www.globalresearch.ca/race-class-and-justice-in-america/5540711

Contemporary Media Expresses a New ‘Mockingbird’

http://www.globalresearch.ca/operation-mockingbird-2-0-former-cia-director-planting-conspiracy-theories-trump-is-an-unwitting-russian-agent/5540746

Monopoly Media ‘Greed’ & Journalistic Decline

http://mashable.com/2016/08/10/john-oliver-wong-on-death-of-newspapers/

Sickened by ‘News’ & Its Bullshit

http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/37205-i-m-sick-of-the-so-called-news

How Corruption Explains Anger

http://wallstreetonparade.com/2016/08/heres-why-americans-are-mad-as-hell-at-wall-street-and-washington/

Ignoring the Poor, a ReDemoPublicCratiCan Pattern

http://chieforganizer.org/2016/08/12/candidates-conclude-the-poor-will-always-be-with-us-good-luck/

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Private Prisons Suboptimal Record on Brutality & Murder

http://www.commondreams.org/news/2016/08/12/revealed-private-federal-prisons-more-abusive-and-violent

A Japanese Mixed Oxide Nuclear Plant Reopens

http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2016/08/12/national/shikoku-electric-poised-fire-ehime-plant-mox-reactor-amid-protests/#.V64lZLU42Rs

A Critique of Chomsky’s Present Political Lectures to Voters

http://www.opednews.com/articles/Prof-Noam-Chomsky-Anarch-by-Edward-Curtin-Donald-Trump_Hillary-Clinton_Noam-Chomsky_Voting-160812-15.html

Recent Pro Publica Data Tool Materials

https://projects.propublica.org/graphics/data-institute-2016

Art’s Purposes & Origins & Interconnections

http://www.redwedgemagazine.com/online-issue/evicted-art-8

A Six-Weeks-After-the-Fact Photo Montage From Nagasaki

http://thebulletin.org/multimedia/six-weeks-after-nagasaki

More Afghanistan Exposes

http://www.smirkingchimp.com/node/68503

From Corporate Law to Social Justice Crusading

http://www.smirkingchimp.com/node/68506

Tech Oligarchs Worse Than Robber Barons

https://www.technocracy.news/index.php/2016/08/11/the-mind-of-a-technocrat-tech-oligarchs-are-worse-than-the-robber-barons/

Capital’s ‘Free-Market’ Distaste for Democracy

http://www.salon.com/2016/08/11/plutocrats-make-it-clear-capitalism-trumps-democracy-why-some-free-marketeers-actually-like-dictators/

Ignoring Collective Decision-Making Potential

http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2016/08/the-strange-fate-of-economists-interest-in-collective-decision-making.html

The ‘Mistake’ of Welfare Reform

https://psmag.com/twenty-years-ago-we-reformed-welfare-6c2be1809093#.ettn129xo

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The Times Take on Ignoring the Poor

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/12/us/politics/trump-clinton-poverty.html

A Palestinian’s Choice to Learn Hebrew

https://electronicintifada.net/content/learning-enemys-language/17661

Obama’s Police State Protocols Against Black Communities

http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/obama_prepares_to_reinforce_the_militarized_20160811

Globalism & Uncertainty

http://valdaiclub.com/news/the-new-globalism-the-politics-of-uncertainty/

A False Memory ‘Backgrounder’

http://www.salon.com/2016/08/12/not-all-memories-really-happened-what-experts-wish-you-knew-about-false-memories_partner/

Olympian Drug Wars in Rio

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/12/world/americas/brazil-rio-olympics-crime-poverty-favelas.html

A ‘Spectacular’ Analysis of Olympic Games

http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/rio_olympics_are_a_colossal_waste_and_a_shameful_distraction_20160811

Past As Prologue: Cable’s Foreshadowing of Web Directions

http://www.techpolicydaily.com/internet/history-cable-tv-foreshadows-whats-come-internet/

Academic Writing Deficiencies

https://theawl.com/can-the-academic-write-part-i-24fdaf8bf422#.df1xzo256

The Options & Ethics of a Famed Lobotomy Case

http://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2016/08/the-dark-story-of-neurosciences-most-famous-patient/494939/

Dream Defenders Defend BLM Pro-Palestinian Stance

http://www.dreamdefenders.org/dream_defenders_statement_on_the_condemnation_of_m4bl_platform_by_some_pro_israel_groups

Organizing Secrets

http://inthesetimes.com/working/entry/19385/authors_spill_organizing_secrets_in_labor_notes_new_book

McConnell Shipping & Cocaine

http://wakingtimesmedia.com/90-pounds-cocaine-found-cargo-ship-owned-anti-drug-senators-family/

Internet Archive‘s Firefox Resuscitation Add-on

http://blog.archive.org/2016/08/09/no-more-404s-resurrect-dead-web-pages-with-our-new-firefox-add-on/

A Dangerous, & Hypocritical, Attempt to ‘Redefine’ Libraries

https://blog.archive.org/2016/07/27/the-copyright-office-is-trying-to-redefine-libraries-but-libraries-dont-want-it-who-is-it-for/

Chevron’s Ecuadorean Profiteering

http://www.wakingtimes.com/2016/08/11/indigenous-tribes-just-lost-biggest-environmental-case-in-the-world/

Artificial Intelligence’s ‘Language Problem’

https://www.technologyreview.com/s/602094/ais-language-problem/

Artificial Intelligence’s Screenwriting Sallies

http://newatlas.com/can-ai-write-film/44610/

American Library Association’s Opposition to ‘Secret’ Policy Determination

http://www.districtdispatch.org/2016/07/top-secret-hush-hush/

Another Putin Warning Profile of Merit

http://wakingtimesmedia.com/vladimir-putin-just-issued-chilling-warning-united-states/

Financial Parasites Lead Race to the Bottom

http://wakingtimesmedia.com/vladimir-putin-just-issued-chilling-warning-united-states/

A Fascinating Sci-Fi Interview

https://www.technologyreview.com/s/529431/a-qa-with-gene-wolfe/

Social Media Fantasies for Total Social Control

https://www.technologyreview.com/s/601241/remaking-social-media-for-the-next-revolution/

Writing Without Citations

https://theawl.com/out-of-cite-21f8ca7be3c5#.4796336kv

A Critical Mass Conflict in Ukraine

http://original.antiwar.com/justin/2016/08/11/ukraines-october-surprise/

Sherman’s Initiation of Modern War

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2016/08/13/the-man-who-created-modern-war.html

Oppression & Dissent’s Necessity

http://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2016-08-12/why-i-support-dissent-my-great-uncle-who-wouldn-t-name-names

The Web’s ‘Toxic Distribution’ Dilemma

http://www.cjr.org/special_report/news_media_health_screens_brain_cost_business.php

A Social Libertarian Considers ‘Growth’

http://www.countercurrents.org/2016/08/13/the-discrete-charm-of-economic-growth/

Wendell Berry Promotes ‘Affection’

http://www.countercurrents.org/2016/08/13/4869/

Tragic Anti-Commons Ideologies

http://www.countercurrents.org/2016/08/13/the-tragedy-of-the-anticommons/

Intelligence Agenda Revelations

http://www.activistpost.com/2016/08/cia-breaks-silence-new-silk-road-says-challenging-brics-aiib-mistake.html

A Prison Labor General Strike

http://www.activistpost.com/2016/08/prisoners-across-u-s-organizing-for-nationwide-strike.html

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A Ninetieth Birthday Tribute to Fidel

http://www.counterpunch.org/2016/08/12/tribute-to-fidel-castro-on-his-90th-birthday/

A Hitchcock-Truffaut Dialog in Review

http://www.newyorker.com/culture/cultural-comment/the-book-that-gets-inside-alfred-hitchcocks-mind

The Department of Justice Baltimore Report: Police State SOP

http://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/the-ordinary-outrage-of-the-baltimore-police-report

HRC’s State Department & Its ‘Transactional’ Nexus

http://www.newyorker.com/news/benjamin-wallace-wells/the-real-scandal-of-hillary-clintons-e-mails

Hank Johnson’s Questioning of Honduras Policy

http://inthesetimes.com/article/19382/why-a-georgia-congressman-is-fighting-to-stop-security-aid-to-honduras

Clinton & Kaine = Anti-Progressive Politics

http://inthesetimes.com/article/19372/how-the-word-progressive-came-to-lose-all-meaning

Lynching, Police, & BLM

http://chieforganizer.org/2016/08/13/lynching-police-and-black-lives-matter/

Cuba, Angola, Solidarity, Love

http://www.telesurtv.net/english/opinion/Africas-Children-Return-Cuba-and-Southern-African-Liberation-20151113-0012.html

Cuba’s Revolutionary Olympian Prowess

http://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/How-Fidel-Castros-Revolution-Turned-Cuba-into-Olympics-Power-20160812-0027.html

Audio-Books’ Intersections With Reading & Listening

http://nymag.com/scienceofus/2016/08/listening-to-a-book-instead-of-reading-isnt-cheating.html
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A Top-Ten Books for Writers List

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/aug/10/top-10-books-writers-should-read-dbc-pierre

An Argument in Favor of Complexity

http://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2016/08/occams-razor/495332/

Fiscal Myths, Economic Collapse

http://www.smirkingchimp.com/node/68521

Analyzing Consequences of Controlling Memory

https://www.technologyreview.com/s/528156/the-promise-and-perils-of-manipulating-memory/

Machines’ Capacity to ‘Replace’ Humans

https://www.technologyreview.com/s/546301/will-machines-eliminate-us/

Reviewing Olympic History

http://www.truthdig.com/arts_culture/item/the_games_20160812

‘Repo Markets’ at the Core of Capital Formation

http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2016/08/how-the-fed-promoted-financial-dominance-and-shadow-banking-by-promoting-repo.html

A Depression-Anxiety Merry-Go-Round Memoir

https://www.statnews.com/2016/08/10/depression-anxiety-journey/

A Whistleblowing Review Essay

https://www.laprogressive.com/courageous-whistleblowers/

Ruling Class Resistance Deflection Mechanisms

https://www.laprogressive.com/election-madness/

An Assessment of Oppression & Color

https://www.laprogressive.com/black-lives-matter-demands/

Money’s Present Hegemony Over Politics

http://evonomics.com/evidence-that-shows-how-money-shapes-amerian-elections-lynn-parramore/

Capital’s Promulgation & Deepening of Inequality

http://evonomics.com/how-capitalism-actually-generates-more-inequality/

An Israeli Soldier’s Manslaughter ‘Defense’ & What It Reveals

http://972mag.com/elor-azaria-is-exposing-the-occupation-but-hes-no-silence-breaker/121248

Labor Notes, Class Consciousness, & Preparing for Class Conflict

https://www.jacobinmag.com/2016/08/labor-notes-rank-and-file-reform-unions-concessions-labor/

Critiquing Chavismo, in the Form of a Supporter’s Memoir

http://rogerannis.com/critiquing-chavismos-shortcomings-an-interview-with-miguel-rodriguez-torres/

Lessons From Fidel About the ‘Age of Terror’

http://www.telesurtv.net/english/opinion/What-Fidel-Can-Teach-Us-in-the-Age-of-the-War-on-Terror-20160813-0013.html

sick-banner cancer healthA Cell Phones & Cancer Overview

http://www.wakingtimes.com/2016/08/14/frightening-science-politics-cell-phone-safety/

Edward Snowden’s Latest Message: Meaning What?

http://whowhatwhy.org/2016/08/08/snowdens-cryptic-tweet-triggers-media-storm/

A Coates Review & Identity Critique

http://www.spiked-online.com/review_of_books/article/ta-nehisi-coates-black-hero-of-guilty-whites/17373

A Student Loan ‘Jubilee’ Recommendation From Time

http://time.com/money/4449990/next-president-should-forgive-all-student-loans/

W.H. Auden on Reading & Writing

https://www.brainpickings.org/2016/08/10/auden-dyers-hand-reading-writing/

Scribbling About Reading

https://medium.com/the-mission/the-power-of-writing-about-the-things-you-read-fc1e81314d0#.oj2nhqgyv

Liberalism to Neoliberalism: an Evolutionary Briefing

http://coreyrobin.com/2016/08/14/on-neoliberalism-again/

Memory’s Inadequacies

https://www.farnamstreetblog.com/2016/08/many-ways-memory-fails-us-part-1/

The Electoral College’s Anti-Democratic Origins

https://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/understanding-us-electoral-college-by-elizabeth-drew-2016-08

The Clinton Foundation Volcano

http://www.smirkingchimp.com/node/68514  

Something Is Rotten in Rio

http://thephilosophicalsalon.com/decrypting-the-constitutional-coup-de-detat-in-brazil/

The Insights of a Little-Read Conrad Story

https://lareviewofbooks.org/article/make-wrong-choice-rereading-conrads-victory/

The Significance of ‘Significance’

https://www.farnamstreetblog.com/2016/08/null-hypothesis-statistical-significance/

The Planned Pharmaceutical Takeover of Pot

http://www.alternet.org/drugs/did-dea-kick-open-door-phamaceuticalization-pot

Appalachia’s Renewable Energy ‘Reserve Army’

https://medium.com/migration-issues/from-coal-country-to-the-sunbelt-99da39fdc84#.9qiwh51oo

Speculations About Zionism & 9/11

https://memoryholeblog.com/2016/08/14/911-and-the-zionist-question-is-noam-chomsky-a-disinfo-agent-for-israel/

A Potent Essay About Black Life in America

https://medium.com/@KariWrites/required-reading-if-youre-trying-to-understand-what-it-s-like-to-be-black-in-america-2546058c57af#.8nxuef6px

Black Literature & Social Meaning

https://lareviewofbooks.org/article/say-nicole-dennis-benn-comes-sun/

An Abortion Documentary Review Essay

http://www.truthdig.com/arts_culture/item/to_fight_the_anti-choice_juggernaut_documentary_20160812