8.29.2016 Nearly Naked Links

FROM FRIDAY’S & SATURDAY’S FILES

Vice‘s Shane Smith Implores Monopoly Hegemons Who Own Him to Change

https://theconversation.com/vice-founder-shane-smiths-message-to-the-media-give-the-kids-what-they-want-or-die-64445

Israeli Censorship

http://www.salon.com/2016/08/26/israels-war-on-open-discourse-state-censorship-now-reaches-into-international-news-sources-and-social-media/

Portraying Venezuela As Hopeless Case

https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12181

A Desperate Need For Chaos

http://www.globalresearch.ca/new-us-intervention-in-libya-washington-wants-chaos-throughout-the-middle-east/5542547

Fake ‘Leftists’ in ‘Our Revolution’

http://www.globalresearch.ca/bernie-sanders-dubious-our-revolution-initiative-fake-leftist-big-money-politics/5542420

A ‘Woman’s Group’ With Reactionary Men Behind It

http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/37376-the-independent-women-s-voice-most-known-donors-are-men

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“Adderallrx” by FtWashGuy

‘Smart Drugs’ & Social Control

http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/37382-the-adhd-epidemic-smart-drugs-and-the-control-of-bodies-and-minds

A Libertarian View of Public Distrust of Media

http://www.thedailybell.com/news-analysis/more-conspiracy-why-modern-mainstream-journalism-is-seen-as-questionable/

The Origins of Anti-‘Conspiracy Theory’ Memes

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2015-02-23/1967-he-cia-created-phrase-conspiracy-theorists-and-ways-attack-anyone-who-challenge

A Liberal Deconstruction of Colombia’s New Peace Deal

http://www.newyorker.com/news/daily-comment/at-last-a-peace-deal-in-colombia

A Start-Up’s Litigious Business Model

http://mashable.com/2016/08/24/legalist-startup-lawsuit/

Learning From Attica, or Not

http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2016/08/29/learning-from-the-slaughter-in-attica

Views of Brexit From the Edinburgh ‘Fringe’

http://www.spiked-online.com/newsite/article/after-brexit-the-fury-of-the-fringe-edinburgh/18714

William James’ The Varieties of Religious Experience

http://www.gutenberg.org/files/621/621-h/621-h.html#toc7

philosophy kant books deontologyThe Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy & Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy on William James

http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/james/#2

http://www.iep.utm.edu/james-o/

Chomsky’s “The Responsibility of Intellectuals”

http://bostonreview.net/noam-chomsky-responsibility-of-intellectuals-redux

Bad Check Charges, Another Debtor’s Prison

http://chieforganizer.org/2016/08/26/hot-check-court-another-debtors-prison-for-the-poor/

Postponing an Imperial Accounting in Guatemala

http://bostonreview.net/world/justice-postponed-guatemala

Worried Bankers @ Jackson Hole

http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/26/pers-a26.html

Examining Bomb Test Morbidity & Mortality Today

https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2016/08/25/2016-20344/submission-for-omb-review-30-day-comment-request-study-to-estimate-radiation-doses-and-cancer-risks

Learning About Machine Learning

https://www.brookings.edu/blog/techtank/2016/08/25/teaching-the-public-about-machine-learning/

storm city urban skyscraper crisisSustainable Cities’ Mythos

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-myth-of-the-sustainable-city/

An Early Islam Review Essay

http://www.nybooks.com/daily/2016/08/24/in-the-attic-of-early-islam-shihab-al-din-al-nuwayri/

Litigation Reveals Klan’s Realities

https://prologue.blogs.archives.gov/2016/08/26/evidence-exposed-a-crumbling-klan-kkk-v-john-f-strayer-et-al/

The Impacts of Ad-Collapse on Readership

http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2016/08/the-newspaper-ad-collapse-bad-news-for-readers.html

The Web As Largely a Trap

https://aeon.co/essays/the-internet-as-an-engine-of-liberation-is-an-innocent-fraud

A Kid’s $18 Million Cannabis Catastrophe

http://www.rollingstone.com/culture/news/meet-nate-norman-americas-kid-cannabis-20130606

Roots of Terror in Eternal War

https://newrepublic.com/article/135682/stolen-war

Vermont Journalism Contest’s Revelations, Gulp!

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/26/us/want-to-own-a-newspaper-a-vermont-contest-has-trouble-finding-takers.html

Breitbart on the Horizon

http://www.politico.eu/blogs/spence-on-media/2016/08/breitbart-radical-dangerous-and-heading-this-way/
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Treating Thermonuclear Symptoms Instead of the Disease

http://thebulletin.org/too-late-missile-nonproliferation/missile-proliferation-treat-disease

Americans’ Love Affair With Drones

http://thebulletin.org/why-americans-love-drones9804

Writing Coincidence Intelligibly & Intelligently in Fiction

http://lithub.com/how-to-write-coincidence-the-right-way/

Sneaky Enclosures of the Commons

http://www.countercurrents.org/2016/08/26/subtle-but-effective-modern-forms-of-enclosures/

Ubiquitous Need for Chutzpah

http://www.countercurrents.org/2016/08/25/we-all-need-chutzpah/

On the Cusp of a Drone Death Spiral

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/1667063/drones-inside-the-killer-robot-arms-race-where-the-worlds-leading-superpowers-are-preparing-for-a-futuristic-war-in-cyberspace/

The Other, Other 9/11—U.S.S. Liberty

http://www.countercurrents.org/2016/08/26/september-11-reflection-and-the-uss-liberty/

The Monopoly Media Merger Imperative

https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20160825/01064235338/team-prenda-done-fighting-judge-otis-wright.shtml

A Copyright Battle That Reveals That Schematic’s Idiocy

https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20160825/01064235338/team-prenda-done-fighting-judge-otis-wright.shtml

An Informed View of Syria Now

http://rogerannis.com/in-northern-syria-turkey-opens-new-front-in-its-war-against-the-kurdish-people/

An Analysis & Commentary on Moscow & Tehran

http://thesaker.is/trouble-between-moscow-and-tehran/

Paul Craig Roberts in a Constructed ‘Dialog’ With the Saker & Dmitri Orlove

http://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2016/08/26/the-us-a-dead-nation-walking-paul-craig-roberts/
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Oliver Stone, Vietnam, & the Eternal Warfare Apparatus

http://www.smirkingchimp.com/node/68655

Including Labor in Social Justice

http://inthesetimes.com/working/entry/19407/we_are_witnessing_a_new_age_of_social_justice_movementsand_that_includes_la

A ‘Knowledge & Political Economy’ Review

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/05/07/books/review/07krugman.html

Grassroots Support for Dilma Youssef

http://www.commondreams.org/news/2016/08/26/naomi-klein-oliver-stone-noam-chomsky-others-condemn-coup-brazil

http://www.grassrootsinternational.org/news/articles/major-us-labor-human-rights-environmental-and-women%E2%80%99s-organizations-denounce-%E2%80%9Clegislat

NSA Mass Surveillance Realites

http://www.commondreams.org/views/2016/08/26/word-games-what-nsa-means-targeted-surveillance-under-section-702

The NSA’s PRISM Protocols

http://uspolitics.about.com/od/antiterrorism/a/What-Is-Prism-In-The-National-Security-Agency.htm

Michael Ruppert’s Crossing the Rubicon

https://archive.org/stream/fe_Crossing_the_Rubicon-Decline_of_the_American_Empire_at_the_end_of_the_Age_of_Oil/Crossing_the_Rubicon-Decline_of_the_American_Empire_at_the_end_of_the_Age_of_Oil_djvu.txt

Additional Evidence on Inequality

http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2016/08/cb0-report-wealth-income-inequality

The Verge on Michael Ruppert

http://www.theverge.com/2014/7/22/5881501/the-unbelievable-life-and-death-of-michael-c-ruppert

Tesla’s 1898 Drone Killer Patent

http://www.wakingtimes.com/2016/08/26/tesla-patented-first-drone-believed-bring-world-peace/

The ‘Inevitability’ of Single-Payer Health Care

http://portside.org/2016-08-26/reich-why-single-payer-healthcare-system-inevitable

Additional ‘Cocks-Not-Glocks’ Data From Austin

http://www.slate.com/blogs/xx_factor/2016/08/25/the_anti_gun_dildo_campaign_has_finally_begun_at_the_university_of_texas.html

PBS‘s Program on CIA Drug-Running

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/drugs/special/cia.html

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“Mohn z06” by Zyance – Own work. cc 2.5

The National Security Archive on Drug Running

http://nsarchive.gwu.edu/NSAEBB/NSAEBB2/index.html

Columbia Journalism Review‘s ‘Balance’ on Gary Webb

http://nsarchive.gwu.edu/NSAEBB/NSAEBB2/storm.htm

The Office of the Inspector General’s Exercise in Plausible Deniability

https://oig.justice.gov/special/9712/ch01p1.htm

Seeing the Warning in Gary Webb’s Death

https://consortiumnews.com/2012/12/09/the-warning-in-gary-webbs-death-2/

Another Robert Parry CIA-&-Drugs Expose

http://www.consortiumnews.com/archive/crack8.html

Mother Jones on Gary Webb & Iran Contra

http://www.motherjones.com/politics/1998/08/total-coverage-cia-contras-and-drugs

The Kerry Subcommittee Report on Drugs & Intelligence

https://archive.org/stream/Kerry-Report-Drugs-Contras/Drugs,%20Law%20Enforcement%20and%20Foreign%20Policy%20(1988)_djvu.txt

The Office of Strategic Services Morale Operations Branch

https://www.cia.gov/news-information/featured-story-archive/2010-featured-story-archive/oss-morale-operations.html

The CIA & ‘Mainstream Media:’ Fifty Top Facts

http://humansarefree.com/2015/09/the-cia-and-msm-50-facts-world-needs-to.html

Filipino Assassin’s BBC Profile

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-37172002

A Prediction About New Conflict As a FARC-Deal Follow-Up

https://foreignpolicy.com/2016/08/25/colombias-war-just-ended-a-new-wave-of-violence-is-beginning/

The Potential Salvation of Three-Day Weekends

https://theconversation.com/how-three-day-weekends-can-help-save-the-world-and-us-too-64503

Analyzing Capital’s Long Term Stagnation

http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/27/yell-a27.html  

Hideous Western Attacks on Syria

http://21stcenturywire.com/2016/08/26/cointel-chaos-the-mi5s-known-wolf-preacher-aleppo-agitprop-natos-mask/

America’s New Path Is Permanent War

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

‘Behavioral Economics’ = Marketing Science

http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2016/08/why-behavioral-economics-is-really-marketing-science.html

NGO’s New Imperial ‘Soft-Power’

http://www.activistpost.com/2016/08/ngos-choice-tool-subversion-new-world-order.html

Burning Man @ 30

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/features/burning-man-turns-30-joys-922027

Assessing the Social Meaning of a Planetary ‘Neighbor’

http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/27/prox-a27.html

Human Evolution’s Delta Is Not a Tree

https://aeon.co/ideas/human-evolution-is-more-a-muddy-delta-than-a-branching-tree

Salvation From ‘Killer Robots’

https://www.buzzfeed.com/sarahatopol/how-to-save-mankind-from-the-new-breed-of-killer-robots

Kerry & Lavrov on Syria

http://www.globalsecurity.org/wmd/library/news/syria/2016/syria-160826-voa02.htm

American Police Tours of israel

http://mondoweiss.net/2016/08/israeli-occupied-settler/

A Pending Latino Majority

https://www.dissentmagazine.org/article/latinos-new-american-majority-immigration-progressive-politics-union-labor

The Necessity That Organizers Understand Insitutions

https://www.dissentmagazine.org/online_articles/institutions-political-theory-jeremy-waldron-review
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‘Dark Money’s’ Still Rising Prominence

http://www.opensecrets.org/news/2016/08/study-outside-groups-secret-money-far-more-prominent-than-ever-before/

A Deeper Look @ ‘Dark Money’

http://mediaproject.wesleyan.edu/releases/aug-2016/

Sanders’ Achilles Heel: Empire

http://mondoweiss.net/2016/08/progressive-revised-revolution/

“Red Ponzi” Number Three, With Comments

http://davidstockmanscontracorner.com/red-ponzi-ticking-china-and-the-dark-side-of-the-global-bubble-part-3/

A ‘Conspiracy Theorist’s’ Video Leads to Arrest

https://memoryholeblog.com/2016/08/27/anti-government-conspiracy-theorist-imprisoned-over-youtube-video/

White Supremacist Fascism in West Virginia

http://abovethelaw.com/2016/08/spokesperson-for-west-virginia-a-g-and-white-supremacists-fired-from-at-least-one-of-those-jobs/

Appalachian ‘Hillbilly’ Elegy

http://www.newgeography.com/content/005370-culture-circumstance-and-agency-reflections-hillbilly-elegy

Wa Po‘s Politics of Fear

http://www.smirkingchimp.com/node/68664

French Legislature’s Reactionary Copyright Actions

https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20160826/10092035354/france-passes-copyright-law-demanding-royalties-every-image-search-engines-index-online.shtml

The High Cost of Imperial Hubris

https://consortiumnews.com/2016/08/26/the-high-cost-of-american-hubris/

Israeli’s Murderous Policies & Their Cost

https://consortiumnews.com/2016/08/25/what-israels-actions-have-wrought/

America’s Death-Squad Allies in the Philippines

http://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/rodrigo-dutertes-campaign-of-terror-in-the-philippines

Ramparts, Public Intellectuals, & the CIA

http://www.counterpunch.org/2016/08/26/in-the-shadow-of-the-cia-liberalisms-big-embarrassing-moment/

Ideologues Induce Inequality’s Acceptance

http://evonomics.com/madrick-mainstream-economics-led-inequality-recession/

A ‘Commons Solution’ to Capital’s Crises

http://www.countercurrents.org/2016/08/27/crises-capital-and-co-optation-does-capital-need-a-commons-fix/

Vicious Depredation & Drug War SOP

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/aug/26/neil-woods-undercover-cop-who-abandoned-the-war-on-drugs

A Call for a Fission Free Future

http://www.countercurrents.org/2016/08/27/montreal-declaration-for-nuclear-fission-free-world/

A Modern Nuclear Project Toronto Factory

https://nowtoronto.com/news/wmds-in-the-west-end-of-toronto/

A Libertarian Assessment of Capital’s Worries in Jackson Hole

http://www.thedailybell.com/news-analysis/negative-rates-and-cash-bans-the-chaos-continues-at-jackson-hole/

Thugs in Command, ‘Left’ & ‘Right’

http://www.countercurrents.org/2016/08/27/neo-cons-fundies-feddies-con-artists-bush-to-obama/

Struggling to Destigmatize Poverty

http://inthesetimes.com/article/19374/what-real-welfare-reform-might-look-like

Subverting a ReDemoPubliCratiCan Duopoly

http://inthesetimes.com/article/19374/what-real-welfare-reform-might-look-like

Reviewing The Creation of the Media

http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2004/04/12/spheres-of-influence

The Government Printing Office on the Future of Newspapers

https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/CHRG-111shrg55622/html/CHRG-111shrg55622.htm

McChesney Discusses Paul Starr’s The Creation of the Media & More

http://www.democracynow.org/2004/4/23/the_problem_of_the_media_u

An Interview About History With a Marxist Historian
http://socialistproject.ca/bullet/1273.php

Concerns About Ukrainian Nukes

http://sputniknews.com/europe/20160822/1044521329/ukraine-nuclear-power-plant-concerns.html

Excerpts From Robert McChesney’s Rich Media, Poor Democracy

http://www.thirdworldtraveler.com/McChesney/RichMedia_PoorDemocracy.html