8.23.2016’S Nearly Naked Links

CC BY-NC-ND by Scott Beale
CC BY-NC-ND by Scott Beale

FROM MONDAY’S FILES

A Gawker Pair

https://psmag.com/with-the-gawker-sale-whats-next-for-the-first-amendment-9a8feb0da215#.ihvifobmv

http://nymag.com/selectall/2016/08/did-i-kill-gawker.html

How Fordlandia Fell to Pieces

https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2016/aug/19/lost-cities-10-fordlandia-failure-henry-ford-amazon

Appalachia Beyond Coal

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/18/us/beyond-coal-imagining-appalachias-future.html

A War on Cash Report

http://thelongandshort.org/society/war-on-cash

Trump & Clinton: the Rich & Their Rich Pals

http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/clinton_and_trump_are_rich_and_that_could_be_a_problem_for_america_20160821

Counting Public Intellectual Work Toward Tenure

https://theconversation.com/should-writing-for-the-public-count-toward-tenure-63983

Another Gawker Commemorative

https://theconversation.com/gawker-had-its-problems-but-its-death-is-worrying-for-all-watchdog-journalists-64179

war afghanistanThe War Novel’s Reemergence

http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/22/warp-a22.html  

Free College Models

http://chronicle.com/article/Free-College-The-US-Should/237467

Another Police Murder, This time in L.A.

http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/22/lapd-a22.html

A Black Doctor’s Deep South Abortion Commitment

http://www.colorlines.com/articles/meet-man-putting-himself-line-provide-abortions-deep-south

Homeless, & Unwelcome, in the Forest

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/22/us/as-homeless-find-refuge-in-forests-anger-is-palpable-in-nearby-towns.html

Electoral Maps, Over Time

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/23/upshot/50-years-of-electoral-college-maps-how-the-us-turned-red-and-blue.html

Paul Craig Roberts Decries Palestine’s Fate

http://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2016/08/22/the-genocide-of-a-land-paul-craig-roberts/

Library Collections & What Should Shape Them

https://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2016/08/22/vindicated-by-its-critics-the-kent-study-in-light-of-subsequent-research-on-library-circulation/

Style, Simplicity, Complexity, Panache

https://aeon.co/ideas/simplicity-or-style-what-makes-a-sentence-a-masterpiece

The Political Economy of Literary & Journalistic Outsourcing

http://www.editorandpublisher.com/feature/production-evaluating-the-pros-and-cons-of-outsourcing/

A Fact: Most Addicts Quit

https://aeon.co/essays/most-drug-users-stop-without-help-so-long-as-they-re-not-poor

Inequality, Long Hours, Underdeveloped Humanity

http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2016/08/human-development-inequality-and-long-working-hours.html

Aging & Economic Growth

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/are-aging-and-the-economic-slowdown-linked/2016/08/21/ffd6b270-6626-11e6-96c0-37533479f3f5_story.html

Shield Laws & Journalists’ Rights Overview

http://www.cjr.org/united_states_project/journalists_privilege_shield_law_primer.php

Toxic Pop Culture, ‘Suicide Squad’

http://21stcenturywire.com/2016/08/21/toxic-culture-suicide-skank-squad/

"Solar panels in Ogiinuur" by Chinneeb - Own work.
“Solar panels in Ogiinuur” by Chinneeb – Own work.

Chilean Solar, @ Half the Cost of Coal

http://www.ecowatch.com/solar-price-chile-1982242311.html

NATO’s Nukes & Their Unknown Destinations

http://www.activistpost.com/2016/08/nato-nukes-romania-rumor-mill-vs-reality.html

The Clinton Transition Team’s Implicit Bow to SOP Bourgeoisie

http://www.smirkingchimp.com/node/68628

American Warmongering, a Disastrous Foreign Policy Distraction

https://www.laprogressive.com/american-foreign-policy/

Barack, Baraka, Accusations of ‘Uncle Tom’

http://www.mintpressnews.com/ajamu-baraka-uncle-tom-and-the-pathology-of-white-liberal-racism/219656/

Snowden Warns of a Warning

http://www.mintpressnews.com/snowden-leak-nsa-hacking-tools-russias-warning-us-government/219660/

Another Couple of Commons Contemplations from Countercurrents

http://www.countercurrents.org/2016/08/22/lets-become-a-part-of-the-common-again/

http://www.countercurrents.org/2016/08/22/the-coming-financial-enclosure-of-the-commons/

Creating College-Ready High School Graduates

http://hechingerreport.org/solution-obvious-rare-making-high-school-graduates-ready-college/

Abe’s 1862 Letter to His “Good Friend” Horace Greeley

http://www.abrahamlincolnonline.org/lincoln/speeches/greeley.htm

Creative Commons/DonkeyHotey.
Creative Commons/DonkeyHotey.

The Student Loan Debt Slave Runaround

http://wallstreetonparade.com/2016/08/student-loan-debt-slaves-get-the-runaround-seeking-promised-relief/

Another Police State ‘Brick in the Wall’

http://us4.campaign-archive2.com/?u=f6eb78f457b7b82887b643445&id=07743b07e5&e=798f08cf09

Impoverished by Gawker‘s Demise

https://theawl.com/gawker-2002-2016-adfdd2900259#.75h8x2110

Realpolitik Review Essay

http://newramblerreview.com/book-reviews/political-science/realpolitik-or-realism

A Prediction of Populist Expansion

http://www.commondreams.org/views/2016/08/22/populist-uprising-isnt-over-its-only-just-begun

A Gawker Staffer’s Critical Distance

http://www.newyorker.com/culture/cultural-comment/gawkers-essential-unevenness

Typical Nuclear Insanity Routines All Over Again

http://www.commondreams.org/news/2016/08/22/new-study-shows-how-clinging-nuclear-power-means-climate-failure

Reality, Deutschebank, Russia, & Plutocracy

http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2016/08/29/deutsche-banks-10-billion-scandal

Another Call to Open Up the Political Debate Process

http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/37317-jill-stein-should-be-part-of-a-four-way-presidential-debate

Vicious Attacks on the Poor That Present Themselves As Helping Out

http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2016/08/20-years-welfare-reform/496730/

Moronic Mediated Idiocy—Hollywood Standard Operating Procedure

http://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2016/08/why-hollywood-thought-remaking-ben-hur-was-a-good-idea/496868/

A Progressive Call to Maintain ‘Revolutionary’ Upsurge

http://stansburyforum.com/our-revolution-is-just-getting-started/

A “Ministry of Truth” Propagation Analysis

http://www.wakingtimes.com/2016/08/22/ministry-truth-weekly-news-quizzes-takes-propaganda-new-levels/

California’s Fight-For-Fifteen Victory

http://www.beyondchron.org/californias-15-minimum-wage-earthquake/

A Camden-28 Trial Excerpt

http://www.pbs.org/pov/camden28/excerpt-from-the-trial/

The National Security Council Operationalization of Covert Action

https://cryptome.org/ic-black4701.htm