Links of Note for Late August

NATO/EUROPE

1922 http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/michael-collins-assassinated

ISRAEL/PALESTINE

http://mondoweiss.net/2017/08/supremacy-zionist-exception/

RUSSIA/UKRAINE+

1784 http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/russians-settle-alaska

http://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Crimea-Unveils-Monument-Honoring-Cuban-Hero-Fidel-Castro–20170808-0029.html

http://rogerannis.com/story-charlottesville-written-blood-ukraine/

https://consortiumnews.com/2017/08/15/a-ukraine-link-to-north-koreas-missiles/

1989 http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/soviet-hard-liners-launch-coup-against-gorbachev

1941 http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/mass-slaughter-in-ukraine

TURKEY+

http://www.publicbooks.org/james-baldwins-istanbul/

 

China

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/emperor-wang-mang-chinas-first-socialist-2402977/

Japan

India/Pakistan

Partition analysis http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2017/08/16/pers-a16.html

https://theconversationuk.cmail19.com/t/ViewEmail/r/24B8CEBF689ABB612540EF23F30FEDED/31A848FFDA1046891D419C9787CC9684Southern Asian Sundering Anniversary

https://theconversation.com/how-the-partition-of-india-happened-and-why-its-effects-are-still-felt-today-81766

 

PHILIPPINES & PACIFIC

Philippine Fascism http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2017/08/10/phil-a10.html

LATIN AMERICA

https://www.juancole.com/2017/08/trained-foreign-officers.html

 

Venezuela

http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/346265-trump-does-not-rule-out-military-action-in-venezuela

http://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Nicolas-Maduro-Pays-Homage-to-Fidel-in-Visit-to-Cuba-20170816-0017.html

Cuba

http://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Crimea-Unveils-Monument-Honoring-Cuban-Hero-Fidel-Castro–20170808-0029.html

http://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/7-Farcical-Ways-the-CIA-Failed-to-Assassinate-Fidel-Castro-20161128-0011.html

 

Mexico

http://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Mexicos-Beloved-Cartoonist-and-Social-Critic-Rius-Dies-at-83-20170808-0037.html

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/47584.htm US Behind Cartels

 

SOUTH+++

https://www.laprogressive.com/deep-south/

http://www.labornotes.org/blogs/2017/08/racist-who-pioneered-right-work-laws

 

Carolinas

https://www.facingsouth.org/2017/08/north-carolina-first-enact-controversial-model-bill-sanctioning-campus-protesters

Georgia

http://www.ajc.com/news/local-education/growing-student-debt-danger-georgia-economy/YLla661WVrJ1GvhMhnAogK/?

 

ELECTIONS GENERALLY/REDEMOPUBLICRATICAN

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/riots-in-chicago-fracture-the-cold-war-consensus

 

RULING CLASSES

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/random-house-gives-colin-powell-largest-autobiography-advance-to-date

1940 http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/walter-p-chrysler-dies

1972 http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/demonstrators-disrupt-republican-national-convention-in-miami-beach

https://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2017/08/surprise-1-overrepresented-ivy-league.html

 

POLITICAL ECONOMY GENERALLY

http://www.ips-dc.org/report-reversing-inequality/

1935 http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/fdr-signs-social-security-act

https://newrepublic.com/article/144260/stop-gentrification

http://www.ajc.com/news/local-education/growing-student-debt-danger-georgia-economy/YLla661WVrJ1GvhMhnAogK/?

http://portside.org/2017-08-08/china-wages-now-part-us-employment-boom

https://aeon.co/essays/what-if-jobs-are-not-the-solution-but-the-problem

https://aeon.co/essays/what-does-it-mean-to-be-a-man-in-the-age-of-austerity

http://wallstreetonparade.com/2017/08/corporate-media-continues-to-pump-out-fake-news-on-wall-street-crash-of-2008/

https://journalistsresource.org/tip-sheets/municipal-bonds-munis-finance-tip-sheet

https://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2017/08/15/trust-falls-new-phase-corporate-research/

https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2017/08/zelikow-system-crisis/536205/

 

UNIONS & ORGANIZING

http://inthesetimes.com/working/entry/20408/minimum-wage-capital-labor-socialism

http://inthesetimes.com/working/entry/20395/UAW-union-Mississippi-Nissan-labor-movement

https://www.commondreams.org/views/2017/08/10/road-protest-power-rising-tide

http://mailchi.mp/hastac/announcing-the-new-education-2004281

 

WOMEN & SOCIALIZATION/GENDER/FAMILY & SEXUALITY++

http://www.rollingstone.com/culture/features/amanda-knox-on-life-after-wrongful-conviction-w497051

http://www.wakingtimes.com/2017/08/15/sex-robots-evolution-objectification-women/

1917 http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/president-woodrow-wilson-picketed-by-women-suffragists

PRISON INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX/POLICE STATE

http://coreyrobin.com/2017/08/11/on-marcel-ophuls-the-memory-of-justice/

https://www.facingsouth.org/2017/08/north-carolina-first-enact-controversial-model-bill-sanctioning-campus-protesters

http://www.theroot.com/how-ferguson-changed-america-and-me-1797688845

https://theintercept.com/2017/08/06/chicago-police-mental-health-swat-raids-militarized/

1927 http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/sacco-and-vanzetti-executed

Freedom Watch

RACE GENERALLY, DIVIDE & CONQUER

http://hollywoodprogressive.com/whose-streets/

http://www.theroot.com/how-ferguson-changed-america-and-me-1797688845

http://rogerannis.com/story-charlottesville-written-blood-ukraine/

1963 http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/meredith-graduates-from-ole-miss

http://www.labornotes.org/blogs/2017/08/racist-who-pioneered-right-work-laws

http://www.rollingstone.com/movies/reviews/whose-streets-review-portrait-of-ferguson-may-be-the-doc-of-the-year-w497059

 

FASCISTS, ETC.

http://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2017/08/11/tyranny-at-nuremberg/

https://shadowproof.com/2017/08/08/judge-rejects-arguments-cia-torture-architects-allows-lawsuit-go-trial/

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/aug/08/unlearning-the-myth-of-american-innocence

http://mondoweiss.net/2017/08/supremacy-zionist-exception/

http://www.ianwelsh.net/nazis-are-not-socialists/

www.ianwelsh.net/on-charlottesville-why-the-center-is-ok-with-nazis-but-hates-the-left/

Charlottesville

https://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2017/08/lee-camp-witnessed-charlottesville-terror-attack-heres-video.html

http://mailchi.mp/rutherford/commentary-chaos-in-charlottesville-no-one-gave-peace-a-chance-including-the-police

http://www.editorandpublisher.com/news/what-happened-during-charlottesville-protests-media-divided-on-narrative/

https://bittersoutherner.com/as-loud-as-a-bomb-charlottesville-terrorist-attack

http://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2017/08/14/real-left-wing-instead-poseurs-suck-thumbs-lie/

http://www.tikkun.org/nextgen/the-staying-power-of-racism-after-charlottesville

https://www.propublica.org/article/police-stood-by-as-mayhem-mounted-in-charlottesville

https://www.propublica.org/article/a-new-generation-of-white-supremacists-emerges-in-charlottesville

http://mailchi.mp/rutherford/statement-regarding-violence-at-the-august-12-rally-in-charlottesville?e=798f08cf09

www.niemanlab.org/2017/08/a-survey-of-independent-media-in-the-south-asks-if-movement-journalism-can-help-newsrooms-better-cover-social-justice-strife/

http://chieforganizer.org/2017/08/14/white-supremacists-shall-not-rise-again/

http://lithub.com/finding-empathy-in-the-face-of-hate/

https://www.benton.org/headlines/bentons-headlines/august-14-2017-charlottesville

http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2017/08/14/pers-a14.html

www.ianwelsh.net/on-charlottesville-why-the-center-is-ok-with-nazis-but-hates-the-left/

https://www.newyorker.com/news/daily-comment/the-battle-of-charlottesville

http://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2017/08/13/dont-know-happened-charlottesville-view-unlikely-hear-media/

http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/charlottesville-white-supremacist-rally-erupts-in-violence-w497446

MILITARISM, M.I.C. ++ MILITARISM/MIC/CIA

https://www.truthdig.com/articles/dont-privatize-afghan-war-just-end/

http://www.globalresearch.ca/is-america-trying-to-start-a-world-war-this-is-how-it-would-happen/5603414

http://www.globalresearch.ca/selected-articles-who-is-the-greatest-threat-to-world-peace/5603396

1949 http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/truman-signs-national-security-bill

1966 http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/congress-investigates-antiwar-demonstrators

1945 http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-first-casualty-of-the-cold-war

1969 http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/ho-chi-minh-responds-to-nixon-letter

Chilcot

1972 http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/former-attorney-general-ramsey-clark-reports-on-his-tour-of-north-vietnam

1962 http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/kennedy-reports-stalemate-in-vietnam

1969 http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-unit-refuses-commanders-order

1914 http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/poet-alan-seeger-volunteers-in-french-army

WMD’S

http://lithub.com/now-i-am-become-deathjohn-herseys-hiroshima/

1984 http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/reagan-jokes-about-outlawing-the-soviet-union

Hiroshima Must-Read http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/47590.htm

http://www.factcheck.org/2017/08/trump-misfires-nuclear-weapons-boast/

https://consortiumnews.com/2017/08/15/a-ukraine-link-to-north-koreas-missiles/

https://theamericanscholar.org/our-nuclear-future/

GEOPOLITICS & EMPIRE

1900 http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/peking-relieved-by-multinational-force

http://www.defenddemocracy.press/the-ruthless-neo-colonialists-of-21st-century/

1922 http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/michael-collins-assassinated

1962 http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/citroen-helps-de-gaulle-survive-assassination-attempt

1968 http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/riots-in-chicago-fracture-the-cold-war-consensus

www.ianwelsh.net/book-review-bad-samaritans-by-ha-joon-chang/

https://www.counterpunch.org/2017/08/11/the-tempest-of-american-power/

Brexit

INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

http://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2017/08/11/tyranny-at-nuremberg/

IMMIGRANTS & REFUGEES MIGRATION/REFUGEES++

https://www.citylab.com/equity/2017/08/meet-the-26-year-old-mayor-taking-on-jeff-sessions/536481/

https://theconversation.com/refugia-a-utopian-solution-to-the-crisis-of-mass-displacement-81136

ENERGY++

Nukes

https://seekingalpha.com/pr/16901340-south-carolina-electric-and-gas-company-cease-construction-will-file-plan-abandonment-new

http://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/French-Police-Attack-Protest-Against-Nuclear-Waste-Site-20170816-0012.html

Renewables

DRUGS & MENTAL HEALTH

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/47584.htm US Behind Cartels

http://www.wakingtimes.com/2017/08/10/new-epidemic-alcoholism-rise-america/

1984 http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/los-angeles-jury-clears-john-z-delorean-of-drug-charges

https://aeon.co/essays/there-s-no-emotion-we-ought-to-think-harder-about-than-anger

https://lareviewofbooks.org/article/the-popularity-of-near-death-experience/

 

Opiates

Drug Overdose’s Volcanic Rise http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2017/08/10/drug-a10.html

 

ENVIRONMENT, TOXINS, GMO’S, AGRICULTURE, ETC.–CLIMATE

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-08-09/monsanto-was-its-own-ghostwriter-for-some-safety-reviews

STS, EXPERTISE++

http://www.wakingtimes.com/2017/08/10/carl-sagans-eerily-accurate-prediction-demise-america/

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-08-09/monsanto-was-its-own-ghostwriter-for-some-safety-reviews

https://aeon.co/essays/will-we-ever-understand-the-beginning-of-the-universe

Vaccines

CULTURE, SPORTS, ETC.

1973 http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/hip-hop-is-born-at-a-birthday-party-in-the-bronx

http://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Mexicos-Beloved-Cartoonist-and-Social-Critic-Rius-Dies-at-83-20170808-0037.html

1885 http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/edna-ferber-author-of-show-boat-is-born

1979 http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/apocalypse-now-released

1984 http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/red-dawn-first-pg-13-movie-is-released

1950 http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/althea-gibson-becomes-first-african-american-on-u-s-tennis-tour

EDUCATION, ETC.

http://www.ajc.com/news/local-education/growing-student-debt-danger-georgia-economy/YLla661WVrJ1GvhMhnAogK/

http://thehill.com/regulation/administration/346669-devos-charges-ahead-on-school-choice

https://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2017/08/15/trust-falls-new-phase-corporate-research/

http://icls.columbia.edu/news/gayatri-chakravorty-spivak-on-teaching-reading/

https://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2017/08/surprise-1-overrepresented-ivy-league.html

HISTORY+

http://lithub.com/now-i-am-become-deathjohn-herseys-hiroshima/

1935 http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/fdr-signs-social-security-act

1831 http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/montana-vigilante-x-is-born

1900 http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/peking-relieved-by-multinational-force

1784 http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/russians-settle-alaska

1889 http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/henry-ford-leaves-edison-to-start-automobile-company

1955 http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/diem-refuses-to-negotiate-with-communists

79 http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/eruption-of-mount-vesuvius-begins

MEDIA LINKS, ETC.

http://lithub.com/on-living-and-thinking-in-two-languages-at-once/

http://deadline.com/2017/08/picture-motion-social-impact-company-1202137340/

http://www.niemanlab.org/2017/08/ok-i-need-to-do-something-about-this-the-uncharted-journalism-project-is-funding-stories-that-wouldnt-be-told-otherwise/

 

Russia Case

http://rogerannis.com/mass-panic-u-s-russian-political-interference-threatens-progressives/

Mockingbird

http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2017/08/11/face-a11.html Facebook censorships

http://www.broadcastingcable.com/news/news-articles/journalists-murdered-philippines/167801

http://www.blacklistednews.com/Google%3A_Search_Engine_or_Deep_State_Organ%3F/60236/0/38/38/Y/M.html

1955 http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/paul-robeson-loses-appeal-over-his-passport

https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/08/21/julian-assange-a-man-without-a-country

http://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2017/08/15/america-propaganda-vanquished-truth/

http://wallstreetonparade.com/2017/08/corporate-media-continues-to-pump-out-fake-news-on-wall-street-crash-of-2008/

https://mondaynote.com/google-trouble-ac578f53494d

https://www.truthdig.com/articles/challenge-media-narratives-without-labeled-conspiracy-theorist/

https://www.lrb.co.uk/v39/n16/john-lanchester/you-are-the-product

https://consortiumnews.com/2017/08/12/russia-gates-fatally-flawed-logic/

http://www.blacklistednews.com/%E2%80%98Deep_state%E2%80%99_memo_that_rattled_McMaster%E2%80%99s_National_Security_Council_finally_released/60267/0/38/38/Y/M.html

http://www.blacklistednews.com/Mozilla_Joins_George_Soros%E2%80%99s_Efforts_In_Launching_A_Strike_Against_%E2%80%9CFake_News%E2%80%9D/60274/0/38/38/Y/M.html

http://www.blacklistednews.com/Cold_War_files_show_CIA_support_for_guerrilla_warfare_inside_USSR/60275/0/38/38/Y/M.html

Literature+

http://www.publicbooks.org/james-baldwins-istanbul/

http://lithub.com/the-useful-dangers-of-fairy-tales/

1912 http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/virginia-and-leonard-woolf-marry

1920 http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/poet-charles-bukowski-is-born

1920 http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/christopher-robins-birthday

1868 http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/edgar-lee-masters-author-of-spoon-river-anthology-is-born

1913 http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/robertson-davies-is-born

 

IDEOLOGY, RELIGION, ++SOLIDARITY/CLASS

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/aug/08/unlearning-the-myth-of-american-innocence

https://aeon.co/essays/from-philosophy-to-psychoanalysis-a-classic-freudian-move

1954 http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/congress-passes-communist-control-act

https://www.brainpickings.org/2017/08/10/etel-adnan-night-memory/

https://hutnyk.wordpress.com/2015/08/18/on-marx-in-algeria-1882/

http://elizabethstokerbruenig.com/2017/08/10/notes-on-locke/

http://elizabethstokerbruenig.com/2017/08/10/notes-on-locke/
http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2017/08/12/brit-a12.html British Bolshevik Exhibit

 

VIDEO

https://forbiddenknowledgetv.net/the-tribal-identity-paradigm-for-the-next-generation/
https://aeon.co/videos/what-to-make-of-a-riot-grrrl-a-snapshot-of-feminism-and-high-school-in-the-1990s
Marcel Ophuls on A Memory of Justice https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rUPE0LO6fZ8
Pilger @ KPFA http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/47588.htm
https://forbiddenknowledgetv.net/the-tribal-identity-paradigm-for-the-next-generation/
https://aeon.co/videos/what-to-make-of-a-riot-grrrl-a-snapshot-of-feminism-and-high-school-in-the-1990s
https://forbiddenknowledgetv.net/10-dogmas-holding-back-science-rupert-sheldrake-ph-d/