Trending Now #12, 1.5-11.18

 

NYT news new york times media

Monopoly Media

NYT Succession http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/01/05/time-j05.html

https://www.blacklistednews.com/Comcast_fired_500_despite_claiming_tax_cut_would_create_thousands_of_jobs/62662/0/38/38/Y/M.html

http://www.academia.edu/4391470/Reality_TV_The_Work_of_Being_Watched_Critical_Media_Studies

https://shift.newco.co/its-the-advertising-model-stupid-b843cd7edbe9

https://techcrunch.com/2018/01/08/google-is-fixing-an-error-that-led-to-smaller-sites-disappearing-from-google-news/

http://www.defenddemocracy.press/declarations-not-enough-moscow-tells-concerned-osce-after-latvia-expels-journalist/

https://journalistsresource.org/studies/society/news-media/top-10-research-studies-digital-news-social-media-2017

http://thehill.com/homenews/media/368166-steve-bannon-stepping-down-from-breitbart

 

Net Neutrality

https://www.blacklistednews.com/The_FCC_Says_Consumer_Backlash_Will_Protect_Net_Neutrality/62679/0/38/38/Y/M.html

https://www.commondreams.org/news/2018/01/05/internet-unites-protect-net-neutrality-netflix-tells-fcc-see-you-court

https://www.commondreams.org/news/2018/01/05/here-are-19-senate-democrats-still-not-committed-defending-net-neutrality

https://www.benton.org/newsletter/daily-digest-182018-low-power-local-radio

https://theconversation.com/net-neutrality-may-be-dead-in-the-us-but-europe-is-still-strongly-committed-to-open-internet-access-89521

https://www.commondreams.org/news/2018/01/08/net-neutrality-bill-gains-enough-support-force-floor-vote-17-senate-dems-still

 

NSA/CIA/+

https://www.blacklistednews.com/Dubai_takes_a_step_back_in_to_the_Internet_dark_ages_with_Skype_ban./62661/0/38/38/Y/M.html

https://apnews.com/e330a2cf383a4dc0ada55095800bb42f/US-appeals-court:-Idaho-spying-ban-at-farms-unconstitutional

https://digiday.com/media/french-government-crackdown-fake-news-concerns-publishers/

https://aeon.co/essays/how-baring-and-sharing-online-increases-social-conformity

https://www.counterpunch.org/2018/01/05/ghosts-in-the-propaganda-machine/

http://reason.com/blog/2017/12/28/sensitivity-readers-are-the-new-thought

https://theintercept.com/2018/01/03/my-life-as-a-new-york-times-reporter-in-the-shadow-of-the-war-on-terror/

https://www.rt.com/usa/415100-risen-nyt-bush-obama-cia/

Censorship    http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/01/06/pers-j06.html   

https://www.blacklistednews.com/The_worst_censorship_event_in_the_west%3A_Inside_the_digital_fight_over_the_2017_%23Catalan_referendum/62723/0/38/38/Y/M.html

https://hyperallergic.com/419869/exaggerate-lie-repeat/

https://www.blacklistednews.com/Declassified_documents_of_the_1953_CIA-orchestrated_coup_that_ousted_the_democratically-elected_leader_of_Iran/62747/0/38/38/Y/M.html

https://www.blacklistednews.com/Wikileaks_Publishes_Michael_Wolff%27s_Entire_Sold_Out_Trump_Book_As_A_PDF/62748/0/38/38/Y/M.html

https://www.blacklistednews.com/Ross_Ulbricht_Appeals_Double-Life_Sentence_%27For_Building_a_Website%27_to_The_Supreme_Court/62784/0/38/38/Y/M.html

https://techcrunch.com/2018/01/08/google-is-fixing-an-error-that-led-to-smaller-sites-disappearing-from-google-news/

http://thefreethoughtproject.com/9-11-saudi-arabia-court-reject-lawsuit-victims/

http://thefreethoughtproject.com/securedrop-developer-commits-suicide/

https://www.rt.com/news/415521-assange-ecuadorian-embassy/

https://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Ecuador-Seeks-Third-Party-to-Mediate-Safe-Passage-for-Assange-20180109-0016.html

https://forbiddenknowledgetv.net/dark-journalist-joseph-farrell-on-q-anon/

 

https://whowhatwhy.org/2018/01/03/avoid-linked-jfk-assassination-get-locked/
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Grassroots Media & Culture+

https://www.brainpickings.org/2018/01/03/frida-kahlo-and-her-animalitos/

http://hollywoodprogressive.com/in-the-fade/

http://sensesofcinema.com/2002/cteq/flaming/

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/06/us/low-power-radio.html

Russian protest art  http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/01/08/russ-j08.html

https://www.stage32.com/blog/5-Realities-of-Raising-Capital-for-a-Feature-Film

https://hyperallergic.com/420472/work-of-art-is-a-free-practical-artist-created-professional-skills-curriculum/

http://springboardexchange.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/WoA-Toolkit-Workbook-2015.pdf

http://springboardexchange.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/WoA-Toolkit-User-Guide-2015.pdf

https://springboardforthearts.org/professional-growth/work-of-art-program/work-of-art-business-skills-for-artists/

 

Submissions

https://www.freedomwithwriting.com/freedom/uncategorized/how-i-found-500-writing-gigs-on-craigslist/

https://electricliterature.com/submissions-are-open-for-general-and-critical-essays-b7e9ac3aa18a

https://www.freedomwithwriting.com/freedom/uncategorized/21-free-writing-competitions-with-cash-prizes-and-residencies/

 

Jimbo’s Work

https://sermcap.wordpress.com/2015/05/02/the-race-trap-seeking-social-improvement-via-socially-constructed-falsehood/

 

Literature

http://www.shondaland.com/inspire/books/a14585665/the-importance-of-zora-neale-husrton/

http://lithub.com/they-tried-to-ban-fahrenheit-451-and-replace-it-with-my-book/

http://www.nybooks.com/daily/2018/01/05/the-novelists-complicity/

http://lithub.com/if-it-wasnt-for-my-corporate-office-job-i-couldnt-be-a-novelist/

https://www.theparisreview.org/blog/2018/01/08/staging-octavia-butler-abu-dhabi/

 

Mediation Generally

https://www.the-tls.co.uk/articles/public/yun-dong-ju-relearning-first-language/

https://aeon.co/essays/how-baring-and-sharing-online-increases-social-conformity

Finding Service Records    https://fas.org/sgp/crs/secrecy/RS21282.pdf  

http://www.thedailybell.com/news-analysis/how-to-recognize-the-echo-chamber-and-revive-civil-public-discourse/

http://www.nybooks.com/daily/2017/12/27/consciousness-where-are-words/

https://www.farnamstreetblog.com/2018/01/intuition-rationality/

Negotiation Podcast    https://www.farnamstreetblog.com/2018/01/chris-voss/

http://evonomics.com/how-to-creative-collective-intelligence-david-wilson-mulgan/

http://www.academia.edu/4391470/Reality_TV_The_Work_of_Being_Watched_Critical_Media_Studies

https://theconversation.com/new-research-must-be-better-reported-the-future-of-society-depends-on-it-87407

https://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2018/01/09/50692/

 

Elections+

http://chieforganizer.org/2018/01/07/crazy-who-you-calling-crazy/

https://www.blacklistednews.com/Wikileaks_Publishes_Michael_Wolff%27s_Entire_Sold_Out_Trump_Book_As_A_PDF/62748/0/38/38/Y/M.html

http://www.newgeography.com/content/005843-is-there-a-niche-sensible-politics-america

 

http://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/368021-prospect-of-president-winfrey-thrills-dems

http://www.ianwelsh.net/the-2020-celebrity-election-will-be-far-crazier-than-2016/

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/48542.htm

http://thehill.com/homenews/the-memo/368016-oprah-buzz-sparks-debate-about-celebrity-presidents

http://www.dazeddigital.com/politics/article/38576/1/we-dont-need-another-celebrity-president-even-if-its-oprah

https://www.commondreams.org/news/2018/01/09/praise-inspiring-speech-progressives-warn-against-folly-oprah-2020-calls

https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/yw5n8x/i-cant-believe-i-have-to-explain-why-oprah-shouldnt-be-president

http://wallstreetonparade.com/2018/01/we-agree-oprah-dont-do-it/

 

Trump = Obama   http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/48545.htm  

 

Political Economy

https://www.blacklistednews.com/Comcast_fired_500_despite_claiming_tax_cut_would_create_thousands_of_jobs/62662/0/38/38/Y/M.html

https://apnews.com/e330a2cf383a4dc0ada55095800bb42f/US-appeals-court:-Idaho-spying-ban-at-farms-unconstitutional

https://forbiddenknowledgetv.net/lynette-zang-the-fourth-industrial-revolution/

http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/43116-2018-world-inequality-report-shows-an-economic-ship-blown-way-off-course

http://wir2018.wid.world/files/download/wir2018-summary-english.pdf

http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/43118-reimagine-don-t-seize-the-means-of-production

rising rents’ jeopardy http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/01/08/hous-j08.html

https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2018/01/07/the-future-of-work-a-history-216244

https://thinkprogress.org/companies-gop-tax-bonuses-layoffs-fdf07fdf90d2/

http://www.defenddemocracy.press/former-advertising-executive-reveals-junk-food-pushing-tactics/

https://journalistsresource.org/tip-sheets/reporting/property-taxes-writing-journalism-tips

https://www.commondreams.org/views/2018/01/08/how-inequality-killing-humanity  
Monetary Policy   https://fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/RL30354.pdf  

https://forbiddenknowledgetv.net/from-bitcoin-to-hashgraph-the-crypto-revolution-mike-maloney/

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/jan/07/bitcoin-crypto-currencies-mcafee

https://www.blacklistednews.com/Bitcoin_isn%27t_the_bubble_%E2%80%94_the_global_financial_system_is/62782/0/38/38/Y/M.html

https://www.insidephilanthropy.com/home/2018/1/10/systemic-failure-four-reasons-philanthropy-keeps-losing-the-battle-against-inequality  

 

http://www.defenddemocracy.press/counterreforms-turning-europeans-into-semi-slaves/

David Harvey & Richard Wolff   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1dIfVai8_A4

Frederick Soddy Overview  http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/12/opinion/12zencey.html  

https://splinternews.com/the-vicious-but-brilliant-exploitation-that-drives-ri-1821740882

 

https://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2011/09/david-graeber-on-the-invention-of-money-%E2%80%93-notes-on-sex-adventure-monomaniacal-sociopathy-and-the-true-function-of-economics.html

https://www.jacobinmag.com/2012/08/debt-the-first-500-pages

https://libcom.org/files/__Debt__The_First_5_000_Years.pdf

 

STS+

https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2017-12-30/nobody-s-ready-for-the-killer-robot

http://www.defenddemocracy.press/putin-human-evolution-under-threat-by-big-pharma-gmo-vaccines/

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/projects/cp/obituaries/archives/wernher-von-braun

http://www.nytimes.com/1977/06/18/archives/wernher-von-braun-rocket-pioneer-dies-wernher-von-braun-pioneer-in.html

https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2012/03/remembering-the-nazi-scientist-who-built-the-rockets-for-apollo/254987/

http://www.connectionnewspapers.com/news/2012/mar/22/space-struck-resident/

https://www.space.com/17338-apollo-1.html

Space as American “Civil Religion”   http://discoverarchive.vanderbilt.edu/bitstream/handle/1803/7576/Calkins%202016%20HHTFIN.pdf?sequence=3

https://whowhatwhy.org/2018/01/01/great-quotations-mysteries-time-2/

https://whowhatwhy.org/2018/01/02/afraid-involved-artificial-intelligence-close-hand/

http://www.defenddemocracy.press/former-advertising-executive-reveals-junk-food-pushing-tactics/

 

Education+

http://www.ajc.com/news/local-education/woodruff-foundation-gives-record-400-million-emory-university/Ts3tXoc0IbFNLtIYG1uLrJ/

http://hechingerreport.org/special-reports/willing-able-forgotten/

https://www.commondreams.org/news/2018/01/09/outrageous-demanding-pay-raises-educators-over-superintendent-teacher-pushed-ground

 

Women & Sexuality+

Spacey Review+ http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/01/05/mone-j05.html

https://www.cjr.org/local_news/kycir-popes-long-con.php

https://aeon.co/ideas/how-a-hackneyed-romantic-ideal-is-used-to-stigmatise-polyamory

https://www.blacklistednews.com/Another_Broke_Millennial_Selling_Her_Virginity_Online/62695/0/38/38/Y/M.html

 

Sontag on Venerable Porn  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=atS9kpDxR-0&feature=youtu.be

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Candy_(Southern_and_Hoffenberg_novel)

 

http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/43127-laughing-in-the-face-of-patriarchy-a-conversation-with-myriam-gurba

http://www.nybooks.com/articles/2018/01/18/michelangelo-divine-lust/

http://sensesofcinema.com/2002/cteq/flaming/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flaming_Creatures#External_links

https://theconversation.com/cutting-kevin-spacey-out-of-a-film-could-lead-to-scandal-clauses-in-hollywood-contracts-88100

 

Ideology+

http://chieforganizer.org/2018/01/05/not-even-the-right-revolution-will-be-funded-by-the-rich/

https://www.the-philosophy.com/pascal-man-thinking-reed

http://www.theosociety.org/pasadena/sunrise/01-51-2/s01n02p033_a-thinking-reed.htm

http://entersection.com/posts/1189-blaise-pascal-on-man-as-a-thinking-reed

https://thinkingreed.wordpress.com/

https://lareviewofbooks.org/article/the-great-attention-heist/

https://www.brainpickings.org/2018/01/01/john-o-donohue-walking-on-the-pastures-of-wonder/

https://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2018/01/progressive-movement-think-longer-term.html

http://www.ianwelsh.net/the-law-of-heaven/

https://www.truthdig.com/articles/corpses-of-souls/

https://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2018/01/link-neoliberalism-perfectionism-mental-health-disorders.html

https://thesouthlawn.org/2018/01/09/your-resistance-is-bullshit/

http://justmeans.com/blogs/when-great-evasions-promote-an-invasive-primacy-of-empire-in-history-imperial-citizens-had

http://chieforganizer.org/2018/01/09/editing-the-bible-in-egypt/

https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2018/01/15/improving-ourselves-to-death

 

Health/Mental Health/Pharma+

https://aeon.co/essays/the-intriguing-history-of-the-autism-diagnosis

http://www.defenddemocracy.press/prescription-pills-are-britains-third-biggest-killer/

http://www.defenddemocracy.press/genocide-by-prescription-the-natural-history-of-the-declining-white-working-class-in-america/

https://www.commondreams.org/views/2018/01/08/how-inequality-killing-humanity
https://hyperallergic.com/420488/what-a-year-of-grief-taught-me-about-monuments-and-memorials/

https://www.insidephilanthropy.com/home/2018/1/5/food-companies-manipulation-of-nutrition-research-takes-root-abroad   

 

Drugs/War on Drugs/Police State

https://aeon.co/essays/how-each-generation-gets-the-drugs-it-deserves

https://www.blacklistednews.com/%27This_Is_Not_a_Drill%27%3A_Attorney_General_Sessions_Coming_for_Nation%27s_Legalized_Pot/62643/0/38/38/Y/M.html

https://portside.org/2018-01-05/jeff-sessions-preparing-brutal-crackdown-cannabis-industry

http://thehill.com/regulation/administration/367695-dojs-pot-memo-creates-big-decision-for-us-attorneys

http://thefreethoughtproject.com/sessions-natural-weed-fentanyl-synthetic-thc/

https://journalistsresource.org/studies/government/criminal-justice/private-prisons-research-data-lobbying

http://www.ianwelsh.net/manufacturing-violent-people/

 

http://www.defenddemocracy.press/putin-human-evolution-under-threat-by-big-pharma-gmo-vaccines/

 

Legalizing Pot Pitch   http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/48559.htm   

 

Activism/Class Confict/Fascism+

https://www.counterpunch.org/2018/01/05/the-truth-about-trailer-trash/

http://hollywoodprogressive.com/in-the-fade/  

https://lareviewofbooks.org/article/the-trolls-of-academe-making-safe-spaces-into-brave-spaces/

https://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2018/01/progressive-movement-think-longer-term.html

https://jhiblog.org/2018/01/08/nazi-punching-or-simone-weil-on-resistance-and-the-organized-left/

Billionaire Warning http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/01/09/wage-j09.html

David Harvey & Richard Wolff   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1dIfVai8_A4

http://www.garalperovitz.com/2011/06/gar-alperovitz-the-prehistory-of-the-next-possible-progressive-era/   

https://thebigpicturereport.com/2018/01/11/time-to-overthrow-our-rulers/

http://www.ips-journal.eu/storage/topics/democracy/article/show/getting-the-job-done-2511/

 

War/Antiwar/Empire+

https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2017-12-30/nobody-s-ready-for-the-killer-robot

Anti-Empire Report #154   https://williamblum.org/aer/read/154   

https://www.blacklistednews.com/RUSSIAN_MILITARY_USED_SYRIA_WAR_TO_TRAIN_FORCES_AND_LEARN_U.S._COMBAT_MOVES%2C_SAYS_GENERAL/62726/0/38/38/Y/M.html

Empire Files on ‘Sinking Ship’    http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/48535.htm

Militarism Brief    http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/48531.htm

http://www.tomdispatch.com/post/176371/tomgram%3A_nick_turse%2C_the_coming_year_in_special_ops/

https://portside.org/2018-01-09/trump-call-pentagon-diplomats-play-bigger-arms-sales-role

 

Migration/Refugees/Mayhem

http://www.nybooks.com/articles/2018/01/18/rohingya-murderous-majorities/

 

Nukes/Nuclear Power/Energy Generally+

https://thebulletin.org/26000-tons-radioactive-waste-under-lake-powell-and-more11389

http://www.defenddemocracy.press/8-million-people-could-die-in-a-nuclear-war-with-north-korea/

https://www.blacklistednews.com/The_CDC_Will_Start_Preparing_Americans_For_Nuclear_War/62692/0/38/38/Y/M.html

https://www.telesurtv.net/english/opinion/Israels-Nuclear-Weapons-Program-20180105-0035.html

https://aeon.co/essays/nuclear-deterrence-is-more-ideology-than-theory

https://portside.org/2018-01-08/nuclear-confrontation-korea-some-historical-background

https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2018/01/11/another-step-toward-armageddon/

Promoting ‘Useable’ Nukes   http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/48564.htm

 

http://thehill.com/energy-environment/367983-regulators-kill-perrys-proposal-to-prop-up-coal-nuclear-power-plants

http://russia-insider.com/en/us-has-buy-russian-natural-gas-consumer-prices-soar/ri22137

 

https://theconversation.com/winds-of-change-britain-now-generates-twice-as-much-electricity-from-wind-as-coal-89598

 

South/Race+

https://wp.nyu.edu/sjpearce/2017/12/29/the-nazi-on-my-bookshelf/

https://www.counterpunch.org/2018/01/05/power-race-and-money-why-jeff-sessions-loves-pot-prohibition/

https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2018/01/06/whites-setup-genocide/

https://aeon.co/videos/an-unsettling-archival-history-of-the-worlds-largest-confederate-monument

https://hyperallergic.com/420648/a-collaborative-photobook-by-richard-avedon-and-james-baldwin/

 

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/its-anniversary-1811-louisiana-slave-revolt-180957760/

https://portside.org/2018-01-08/how-organizers-rural-north-carolina-plan-build-working-class-power-2018

https://www.commondreams.org/news/2018/01/09/outrageous-demanding-pay-raises-educators-over-superintendent-teacher-pushed-ground

 

Latin America+

http://www.defenddemocracy.press/world-meeting-all-of-us-are-venezuela-dialogue-for-peace-sovereignty-and-bolivarian-democracy/

Latin America and Honduras http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/48538.htm

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/V%C3%ADctor_Jara

 

Europe Generally

https://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2018/01/chaos-catalonia-hits-barcelona-housing-bubble.html

Serbia Background   https://fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R44955.pdf  

https://www.blacklistednews.com/The_worst_censorship_event_in_the_west%3A_Inside_the_digital_fight_over_the_2017_%23Catalan_referendum/62723/0/38/38/Y/M.html

http://www.defenddemocracy.press/counterreforms-turning-europeans-into-semi-slaves/

 

Israel/Palestine

https://ahtribune.com/us/israelgate/2069-nikki-haley.html

http://mondoweiss.net/2018/01/blacklist-organizations-munayyer/

 

Asia/Geopolitics+

http://www.spiked-online.com/newsite/article/in-praise-of-irans-brave-rebels/20714

http://mailchi.mp/71b6cd227273/us-winks-israel-bites-the-escalation-scenario-the-war-on-iran-is-on-hold?e=2f8b22d4cf

http://www.spiked-online.com/newsite/article/in-praise-of-irans-brave-rebels/20714

https://www.activistpost.com/2018/01/need-talk-iran-protests.html

https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2018/01/05/iran-2018-paul-craig-roberts/

http://www.solidnet.org/iran-tudeh-party-of-iran/tudeh-party-of-iran-statement-no-2-of-the-tudeh-party-of-iran-on-the-popular-protest-movement-in-the-country-sunday-31-dec-en-fa

http://icp.sol.org.tr/interviews/tudeh-only-progressive-forces-can-determine-irans-future

Corbett Report   https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1636&v=7Gz7o20p7rI

https://forbiddenknowledgetv.net/irans-massive-protests-explained-in-4-minutes/

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/48547.htm

https://fas.org/sgp/crs/mideast/RL32048.pdf

 

http://mailchi.mp/a130f046e201/unstable-geopolitics-in-asia-and-the-middle-east?e=2f8b22d4cf

http://www.defenddemocracy.press/picture-story-a-red-flag-over-raqqa/

Libya ‘Transition’  https://fas.org/sgp/crs/row/RL33142.pdf  

 

A Critical N.Korea Analysis  http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/48549.htm  

http://www.defenddemocracy.press/8-million-people-could-die-in-a-nuclear-war-with-north-korea/

https://www.counterpunch.org/2018/01/01/are-the-wars-in-syria-and-iraq-finally-coming-to-an-end/

http://www.defenddemocracy.press/putin-human-evolution-under-threat-by-big-pharma-gmo-vaccines/

http://mailchi.mp/e49f3bbcae47/us-foreign-policy-failures-in-the-middle-east?e=2f8b22d4cf

http://www.defenddemocracy.press/declarations-not-enough-moscow-tells-concerned-osce-after-latvia-expels-journalist/

http://thefreethoughtproject.com/9-11-saudi-arabia-court-reject-lawsuit-victims/