Trending Now #10; 12.22-28.17

Here area few links, likely categorized, from the past week or so.

network computer internet

Monopoly Media+

Jerry Jones Brings Down Papa John Pizza Man This Time

China’s ‘Sesame Credit’


Trello from LifeHacker
Trello from LifeHacker

Net Neutrality



Attacking Stein

Assange’s Twitter Mysteriously Vanishes After Seth Rich Hint, WikiLeaks Raid, & CIA Threats

Facebook’s power to undermine democracy is getting stronger—and it’s fueling oppressive regimes

Why Are We Still Using Facebook?

Thousands of major sites are taking silent anti-ad-blocking measures

DHS Expanding Operations Into More Than 70 Countries, Violating Travelers and National Sovereignty

2016 Berlin Attack

The mysterious “Alice Donovan”: a tale brought to you by the FBI

Russia as an Enemy of the United States

U.S. Electoral Interference in Russia


Gehlen’s CIA German Shadow

War & Profit


Codebreakers and Killers: CIA Covert Ops and the JFK Assassination


Grassroots Media/Culture++

Journalist Charged With Rioting at Inauguration Day Protest Goes Free

The Atmospheric, Earthy Art of Ignacio Iturria

Asheville Poet’s Soiree

Artist Tim Rollins Has Died at 62



The New Archive of Gabriel García Márquez

Let It Go: Niña Weijers’s Debut Novel and Understanding the Universe


10 Dark Short Stories You Can Read Online to Escape Holiday Cheer

A Fiercely Passionate Nation: 10 Best Books to Understand Argentina

Best Book of 1967: Ice by Anna Kavan



Jo Fletcher Books: Now Accepting Submissions

Ink & Nebula: Now Seeking Submissions

Everything You Need to Know to Have a Successful DIY Writer’s Retreat


Mediation Generally



Alabama Surge Does Not Change the Story on Voter Suppression

When Every Vote Counts, Suppression and Stay-at-Homes Count, Too


Political Economy

Stockman on Pending Meltdown

What Smart People Are Saying About the Tax Bill

Cognitive Economics: How Self-Organization and Collective Intelligence Works

The Invisible Hook: How Pirate Society Proves Economic Self-Interest Wrong


In Defense of Degrowth

The 5 Cartels That Rule America And The World

Call to Arms

A Path to Power for the American Left


Socioeconomic Indicators

opiate impact on life expectancy

nashville homelessness

When Deregulation is Deadly



Berea College, Work Colleges, Tax Bills, and Student Loan Ripoffs

Student Debt Slavery: Bankrolling Financiers on the Backs of the Young

Does the Bennett Hypothesis Still Matter?



The Future Is ‘Radical Reproductive Justice’


Giant Mural of Phallus on the Lower East Side Pricks Locals [UPDATED]





Fossils suggest a universe filled with life

Electromagnetic Pollution: Why Aren’t Consumers Made Aware Of It?



Transcending the Cave and the Matrix

May ’68 and the Crisis of Marxism (1978)

What Christmas Means

Politics in this country has never felt the way the it does now…

The Invisible Hook: How Pirate Society Proves Economic Self-Interest Wrong

The Narratives of History: Applying Lessons from the Past


Activism/Class Conflict/Fascism

Top Ten Conspiracy Theories That Turned FACT in 2017

Romanian strike

Newsletter – Preparing For The Coming Transformation

The Death of Academic Freedom: Prof James Tracy Denied First Amendment Rights by Federal Court


Health/Mental Health/Pharma

Did Psychedelic Mushrooms Play a Role in Inspiring Christian Tradition?


War on Drugs/Police State+

Child’s Police Death in Texas

Explosive Documentary Reveals Potential Motive in Vegas Massacre, Exposes Police Cover Up

Black Ops Contractor Reveals CIA Blew Up OKC Building—Hours Later He’s in a Near Fatal Collision


Nukes, Power, and Weapons/Energy Generally

Imminent Dangers to Humanity: The Social Psychological Factor “Permitting” Nuclear War and Climate Change

Daniel Ellsberg on Nuclear War

Intelligence Contractor: CIA Director Says World War 3 Begins in ’12 Weeks’

France’s President Emmanuel Macron to save France’s nuclear export industry?

US nuclear tests killed far more civilians than we knew



The Genocidal Species

England, Syria, Russia, Reality

Prosecuting War As Crime

Ron Paul: No One Should Be Surprised That a Gov’t Who Kills for Profit is Full of Rapists

War & Profit



Alabama Surge Does Not Change the Story on Voter Suppression

Nashville homelessness


Latin America

A Fiercely Passionate Nation: 10 Best Books to Understand Argentina


The Atmospheric, Earthy Art of Ignacio Iturria



Arm Ukraine – Trump overcomes Obama’s limits

Romanian strike



6 Years After the West Murdered His Father, Gaddafi’s Son Moves to Take the Power Back

Russian Warnings To U.S. Re Syria

“Russiagate” Is Actually “Israelgate”: Trump as “Agent of Israel”, Not of Russia?

Stephen Lendman Explains that even US Vassals Gave Trump the Finger on Jerusalem



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