Trending Now #16, 2.2-8.18

 

a bit slow on the uptake but hope to catch up soon :)

Monopoly Media

https://theintercept.com/2018/02/01/nfl-concussion-super-bowl-protocol-football/

https://theintercept.com/2018/02/01/concussion-protocol/

http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/43429-twin-cities-unions-and-community-groups-shine-super-bowl-spotlight-on-corporate-exploitation

https://medium.com/@mattderienzo/how-do-you-support-your-local-newspaper-when-its-owners-are-destroying-it-f9ce3136c6a4

 

https://consortiumnews.com/2018/02/02/u-s-medias-objectivity-questioned-abroad/

http://www.niemanlab.org/2018/02/the-atlantic-is-killing-its-comments-in-favor-of-a-new-letters-section-to-showcase-reader-feedback/

Facebook http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/02/02/pers-f02.html

http://chieforganizer.org/2018/02/04/nick-von-hoffman-two-legend-and-alinsky-lieutenant/

https://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek-guts-its-top-edit-staff-amid-legal-turmoil

https://www.theroot.com/yes-the-mlk-estate-did-approve-that-trash-dodge-super-1822725775

http://www.dazeddigital.com/fashion/article/38895/1/katharine-hamnett-talks-sex-politics-and-returning-to-fashion

Microsoft Irish Case Statutory Response   https://www.justsecurity.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Cloud-Act.pdf

https://www.axios.com/exclusive-2-publishers-initially-affected-by-chrome-ad-blocker-1517872626-ee000779-1b6e-4d39-ab07-a845545d71c7.html

http://www.niemanlab.org/2018/02/matter-will-hold-free-bootcamps-in-four-regions-of-the-u-s-for-teams-from-for-profit-local-news-organizations/

http://www.niemanlab.org/2018/02/can-public-radio-powerhouse-wnyc-navigate-a-crisis-of-its-own-making/

http://www.niemanlab.org/2018/02/with-an-increased-focus-on-paid-newsletters-substack-is-opening-up-its-tools-to-more-creators/

https://www.cjr.org/analysis/texas-monthly-hires-ombudsman.php

https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2018/02/08/liberal-left-harvard-law-professor-alan-dershowitz-blows-away-cnn-liars/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qgUVJdqufzQ&app=desktop

https://hyperallergic.com/425499/48-ingmar-bergman-films-ranked/

http://www.niemanlab.org/2018/02/newsonomics-inside-troncs-sale-of-the-l-a-times-and-all-the-new-questions-to-come/

 

Net Neutrality

https://www.commondreams.org/news/2018/02/02/fccs-order-sent-senate-internet-defenders-inch-toward-vote-restore-net-neutrality

https://www.socialeurope.eu/net-neutrality-deregulation-two-tier-regulatory-system

http://click1.email.thehill.com/ViewMessage.do?m=dddthctd&r=rrkrltnn&s=ntkjgcwhkqqbcbqtdkkjjkwmqwqzzpkhcrm&q=1518136534&a=view

https://hyperallergic.com/425749/facebook-trial-france-gustave-courbet-censorship/

 

NSA/CIA/++

http://thehill.com/homenews/news/372022-read-the-controversial-memo-just-released-by-republicans

https://www.scribd.com/document/370599274/House-Intelligence-Committee-releases-memo#download

https://www.truthdig.com/articles/ugly-truth-nunes-memo/

http://thehill.com/policy/national-security/371655-house-panel-releases-nunes-memo

http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/372121-the-memo-firestorm-over-russia-probe-intensifies

https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2018/02/02/press-prostitutes-lie-teeth-house-intelligence-committee-report/
http://coreyrobin.com/2018/02/02/a-constitutional-crisis-or-partisans-without-purpose/

https://www.juancole.com/2018/02/spying-people-hypocrisy.html

https://www.dni.gov/files/documents/icotr/51117/2016_Cert_FISC_Memo_Opin_Order_Apr_2017.pdf

https://www.justsecurity.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/nunes-memo-HMTG-115-IG00-20180129-SD001.pdf

https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2018/02/03/democrat-mike-whitneys-take-russiagate/

http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/02/03/nune-f03.html

https://portside.org/2018-02-02/nunes-memo-dud

https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2018/02/nunes-news/552227/

https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2018/02/read-the-full-text-of-the-nunes-memo/552191/

https://consortiumnews.com/2018/02/02/nunes-memo-reports-crimes-at-top-of-fbi-doj/

http://links.newyorker.mkt4334.com/servlet/MailView?ms=MTI4NzExMDAS1&r=MTMzMTc5NzMzMjc0S0&j=MTM0MDI1MjAzNQS2&mt=1&rt=0

http://www.thedailybell.com/news-analysis/what-the-fisa-memo-reveals-about-the-fbi-dnc-gop-and-the-sketchy-timeline/

http://www.govexec.com/management/2018/02/fbi-employees-caught-political-crossfire-over-release-controversial-gop-memo/145690/?oref=govexec_today_pm_nl

https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2018/2/1/1738030/-James-Comey-stops-being-coy-and-gets-dead-serious-on-Twitter-about-Trump-Nunes-and-the-Republicans?detail=emaildkre

https://www.justsecurity.org/51880/nunes-memo-answered-5-questions/

https://www.justsecurity.org/51922/debate-dispute-disagree-but-dont-call-arrest/

https://www.justsecurity.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/grassley-graham-2018-02-06-CEG-LG-to-DOJ-FBI-Unclassified-Steele-Referral.pdf

https://www.justsecurity.org/51956/dissecting-grassley-graham-letter-criticisms-carter-page-fisa-application/

http://bostonreview.net/race/aziz-rana-against-national-security-citizenship

FBI Foundations http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/48761.htm

Anti Russian Think Tanks http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/48755.htm

https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2018/02/08/liberal-left-harvard-law-professor-alan-dershowitz-blows-away-cnn-liars/

Facebook http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/02/02/pers-f02.html

http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/02/06/face-f06.html

https://forbiddenknowledgetv.net/digital-fascism-wetware-5g-radiation-death-panopticon-surveillance/

http://chieforganizer.org/2018/02/05/gene-sharp-nonviolence-evangelist/

http://thefreethoughtproject.com/its-official-news-will-now-come-directly-from-the-cia-as-ex-director-hired-by-nbc/

https://www.rt.com/usa/417937-cia-john-brennan-nbc/

https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2018/02/06/much-uk-justice-paid-washington-continue-holding-assange-prisoner/

https://www.rt.com/uk/418009-assange-arrest-warrant-ruling/

http://lithub.com/how-do-we-ever-escape-surveillance-capitalism/

Classifying Afghan Data    https://fas.org/sgp/othergov/dod/sigar-restricted.pdf

Palestine & CIA   http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/48738.htm

https://www.blacklistednews.com/article/63574/your-guide-to-top-antirussia-think-tanks-in-us-amp-who-funds.html

http://21stcenturywire.com/2018/02/06/a-to-guide-top-anti-russia-think-tanks-us-funds/

 

https://www.blacklistednews.com/article/63582/dhs-russia-penetrated-voter-rolls-in-21-states-no-evidence-of.html

https://theconversation.com/smartphone-data-tracking-is-more-than-creepy-heres-why-you-should-be-worried-91110

No Laurie Love Extradition   http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/02/08/love-f08.html  

Analyzing #MeToo As McCarthyism    http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/02/08/echo-f08.html

https://consortiumnews.com/2018/02/06/understanding-russia-un-demonizing-putin/

Dershowitz Rebuttal    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qgUVJdqufzQ&app=desktop   

 

Grassroots Media & Culture

https://hyperallergic.com/424229/using-mirrors-to-see-van-eyck-reflected-in-the-pre-raphaelites/

Flint http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/02/02/flin-f02.html

http://www.defenddemocracy.press/this-deeply-held-commitment-a-meditation-on-the-death-of-robert-parry/

Parry obit http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/02/05/parr-f05.html

http://www.nybooks.com/daily/2018/02/04/whose-nation-the-art-of-black-power/

https://hyperallergic.com/424965/independent-frames-american-animation-quad-cinema/

http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-eastern-group-publications-20180203-story.html

http://www.niemanlab.org/2018/02/can-public-radio-powerhouse-wnyc-navigate-a-crisis-of-its-own-making/

http://www.niemanlab.org/2018/02/with-an-increased-focus-on-paid-newsletters-substack-is-opening-up-its-tools-to-more-creators/

https://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/guillermo-del-toro-the-shape-of-water-directors-guild-award-best-feature-award-20180204-0019.html

Dvorak cello https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U_yxtaeFuEQ

http://www.niemanlab.org/2018/02/a-new-report-offers-a-primer-and-a-reality-check-on-the-news-membership-model/

https://globalvoices.org/2018/02/08/as-the-world-celebrates-bob-marley-day-reggae-is-changing-and-so-are-its-fans/

https://www.cjr.org/the_profile/tom-tryniski-fultonhistory.php?ct=t(Top_Stories_CJR_new_Jan_26_1_25_2017)

http://www.dazeddigital.com/music/article/38941/1/junglepussy-state-of-the-union-interview

 

Literature

https://www.newyorker.com/culture/postscript/remembering-nicanor-parra-the-almost-immortal-chilean-poet

http://lithub.com/garbage-genius-or-something-in-between3-ways-of-looking-at-infinite-jest/

http://www.spiked-online.com/review_of_books/article/5509

https://newrepublic.com/article/146948/education-earthsea

Summative Le Guin Obit  https://chinachannel.org/2018/01/31/mountain-and-forest/

http://lithub.com/what-ursula-k-le-guin-meant-to-me-four-writers-remember/

https://www.brainpickings.org/2018/01/29/madeleine-lengle-glimpses-of-grace-self-consciousness/

https://www.theparisreview.org/blog/2018/02/02/don-delillos-nuclear-football/

http://www.poetsquarterly.com/2013/10/interview-with-michael-czarnecki.html?m=1

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taylor_Caldwell#Social_philosophy

https://www.buzzfeed.com/akwaekeemezi/writers-of-color-are-making-our-own-canon?utm_term=.ghOr58an8#.nx1lYKM4K

http://lithub.com/martin-amis-on-the-genius-of-jane-austen-and-what-the-adaptations-get-wrong/

http://lithub.com/the-shortest-novels-written-by-20-authors-you-shouldve-read-by-now/

http://www.dazeddigital.com/art-photography/article/38918/1/the-virginia-woolf-must-reads-that-you-might-not-know-about

http://lithub.com/ellen-akins-on-the-self-indulgence-of-walden-the-brilliance-of-jane-gardam-and-critics-of-critics/  

 

Submissions

https://www.freedomwithwriting.com/freedom/uncategorized/4886/

http://canserrat.org/call_writers

https://alta.submittable.com/submit/102667/2018-alta-travel-fellowship

http://www.mccullerscenter.org/#opportunities

https://hugohouse.submittable.com/submit/28902/hugo-house-writer-in-residence-application

https://www.washcoll.edu/centers/starr/fellowships/hodson-brown-fellowship.php

https://www.arts.gov/grants-individuals/creative-writing-fellowships/application-calendar

https://www.lakeforest.edu/academics/programs/english/press/plonsker.php

http://mysterywriters.org/about-mwa/helen-mccloy-scholarship/

https://apply.creative-capital.org/

http://speculativeliterature.org/grants/the-slf-working-class-impoverished-writers-750-grant/

https://theconversation.com/paid-journalism-internship-launched-by-the-conversation-and-lloyds-register-foundation-91275

https://www.freedomwithwriting.com/freedom/uncategorized/4917/?2

https://www.ncarts.org/invest-arts/grants-artists/mary-b-regan-community-artist-residency

http://www.creative-capital.org/content/email_graphics/archives/marianna-schaffer-announcement.html

http://www.authorspublish.com/15-markets-for-personal-essays/

http://www.authorspublish.com/talos-press-now-accepting-submissions/

 

Mediation Generally

https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/paq7xb/human-uber-ipad-masks-vgtrn

https://www.edge.org/the-last-question-1

https://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2018/02/02/36-letters-english-alphabet/

http://thefreethoughtproject.com/study-children-brilliant-education-dumbs-down/

https://www.freedomwithwriting.com/freedom/uncategorized/chicken-soup-for-the-soul-several-deadlines-approaching-11-books/

https://www.freedomwithwriting.com/freedom/uncategorized/840-for-short-stories-in-beneath-ceaseless-skies/

https://www.freedomwithwriting.com/freedom/uncategorized/10000-novel-writing-contest-international/

https://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/separating-art-and-artist-behavior-by-ian-buruma-2018-02/english

Revisionism & Meaning    http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/48741.htm

propaganda analysis http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/48757.htm

https://www.inc.com/wanda-thibodeaux/science-says-this-is-simplest-way-to-remember-more-of-what-you-read.html

https://priceonomics.com/introducing-onomics-create-and-embed-data-tables/

https://www.cjr.org/united_states_project/what-some-reporters-get-wrong-about-the-first-amendment.php?ct=t(Top_Stories_CJR_new_Jan_26_1_25_2017)

 

Elections/Propaganda+

https://theintercept.com/2018/02/02/six-insurgent-candidates-just-out-raised-their-establishment-democratic-opponents/

http://www.ianwelsh.net/how-to-stop-russian-election-interference/

http://www.spiked-online.com/spiked-review/article/the-revolt-against-the-masses/20943#.WndDuoL_qRs

http://www.defenddemocracy.press/sanders-not-a-word-on-nuclear-war-threat-anti-russian-and-anti-iranian-crusades/

http://trueorganicandfree.com/advertising-look-like-corporations-actually-told-truth/

http://thefreethoughtproject.com/lawmakers-pass-bill-honoring-serial-killer/

https://forbiddenknowledgetv.net/gop-trainwreck/

http://sharonweinberger.com/biography/

https://www.c-span.org/video/?425602-1/sharon-weinberger-discusses-the-imagineers-war

https://books.google.com/books/about/The_Imagineers_of_War.html?id=mJssDgAAQBAJ&printsec=frontcover&source=kp_read_button#v=onepage&q&f=false

 

http://lithub.com/appalachia-isnt-the-reason-were-living-in-trump-country/

https://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2018/02/the-payback-why-arent-black-voters-rewarded-by-the-party-that-depends-on-them-to-win-elections.html

 

Political Economy+

https://www.rt.com/usa/417749-treasury-fears-new-sanctions-on-russia-could-hit-us/

https://assets.bwbx.io/documents/users/iqjWHBFdfxIU/r5nYlUF7jwuU/v0

http://www.ianwelsh.net/slavery-amazon-version/

https://www.insidephilanthropy.com/home/2018/1/29/why-is-it-s-sd-to-find-a-development-director-and-what-are-the-solutions

https://www.blacklistednews.com/article/63410/prison-labour-is-a-billiondollar-industry-with-uncertain-returns-for.html

capital and labour now http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/02/05/pers-f05.html

stressed out world economy http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/48723.htm

http://wallstreetonparade.com/2018/02/kochtopus-wants-the-little-guy-to-buy-stocks-as-the-market-plunges/

http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/372576-trump-id-love-to-see-a-shutdown?userid=29733

https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2018/02/06/another-arrested-equity-correction-paul-craig-roberts/

https://portside.org/2018-02-06/amazon-21st-century-digital-chain-gang

https://www.commondreams.org/views/2018/02/04/taxation-another-name-our-devotion-privatization-will-cost-us

https://www.washingtonpost.com/powerpost/spending-plan-remains-unsettled-as-clock-ticks-toward-shutdown-deadline/2018/02/06/1639ab26-0b53-11e8-8b0d-891602206fb7_story.html

Microsoft Irish Case Statutory Response   https://www.justsecurity.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Cloud-Act.pdf

http://wallstreetonparade.com/2018/02/stock-market-panics-on-treasury-yields-fed-and-trumps-domestic-wars/

https://www.telesurtv.net/english/opinion/Stock-Markets-Implode-WorldwideWhats-Next-20180206-0009.html

https://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Bitcoin-Continues-to-Drop-Reaches-Lowest-Point-This-Year-20180206-0011.html

https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2018/02/08/stock-market-rigged-paul-craig-roberts-dave-kranzler/

 

https://medium.com/@dkiesow/the-ux-of-why-people-hate-their-new-job-after-three-months-70768b661b8c

http://chieforganizer.org/2018/02/06/updates-on-banks-as-criminal-enterprises-more-wells-fargo-mess/

http://thehill.com/homenews/house/372805-gop-fiscal-hawks-revolt-against-senate-budget-deal

http://thehill.com/homenews/senate/372932-what-you-need-to-know-about-the-senate-budget-deal

http://thehill.com/homenews/senate/373069-rand-paul-blockade-pushing-senate-to-late-night-budget-vote

http://www.govexec.com/management/2018/02/after-last-minute-drama-congress-passes-government-funding-bill/145860/

 

https://www.justsecurity.org/51958/president-trumps-four-pronged-war-administrative-state/

https://us7.campaign-archive.com/?e=7ac27f3f1b&u=f16ed6518d7df1c6b46160694&id=056029cc5d

https://www.counterpunch.org/2018/02/08/poverty-american-style/

https://view.e.economist.com/

https://www.citylab.com/equity/2018/02/mayors-to-census-dont-blow-this/552476/

https://www.laprogressive.com/guaranteed-minimum-incomes/

http://www.newgeography.com/content/005875-uber-metropocalypse-and-economic-inequality-dc

http://wallstreetonparade.com/2018/02/flash-crashes-small-investors-are-being-crushed-by-wall-street/

http://www.govexec.com/management/2018/02/senate-leaders-announce-two-year-budget-deal-boost-spending-300-billion/145794/

https://priceonomics.com/ranking-the-most-and-least-productive-countries/

Canceling Student Debt    https://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2018/02/127105.html

http://www.levyinstitute.org/pubs/rpr_2_6.pdf

 

STS+

https://theconversation.com/capitalism-has-coopted-the-language-of-food-costing-the-world-millions-of-meals-90780

https://aeon.co/essays/mushroom-foraging-is-deadly-why-am-i-doing-it

https://www.edge.org/the-edge-question%E2%80%942018

http://ubu.com/film/byars_world-question.html

https://www.edge.org/the-last-question-1

https://aeon.co/ideas/you-thought-quantum-mechanics-was-weird-check-out-entangled-time

http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/02/02/flin-f02.html

https://theconversation.com/capitalism-has-coopted-the-language-of-food-costing-the-world-millions-of-meals-90780

www.wakingtimes.com/2018/02/01/fluorides-atomic-bomb-fake-news/

http://trueorganicandfree.com/advertising-look-like-corporations-actually-told-truth/

https://www.brainpickings.org/2018/02/01/niels-bohr-science-religion/

https://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/about/org/sep/trpanel/meetings/docs/2018/march/index.html

https://aeon.co/videos/what-happens-when-you-start-paying-close-attention-to-everyday-sensory-experience

https://aeon.co/essays/if-we-talk-about-hurting-our-planet-who-exactly-is-the-we

http://www.defenddemocracy.press/pesticide-suicide-by-robert-hunziker/

http://yourdailyshakespeare.com/time-postmodernism-science-and-capitalism/equalities#more-8356

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/07/health/obesity-chile-sugar-regulations.html

http://www.gmwatch.org/en/millions-served-the-gm-sweet-potato

https://www.biofortified.org/2016/04/natural-gmos-sweet-potato/

Agrobacterium Article    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC150518/

http://www.defenddemocracy.press/robots-gone-wild-scientists-have-duty-to-protect-mankind-from-artificial-intelligence/

https://theconversation.com/is-it-possible-for-everyone-to-live-a-good-life-within-our-planets-limits-91421

 

Health/Mental Health/Pharma

http://www.collective-evolution.com/2018/02/01/cdc-director-resigns-but-cdc-conflicts-of-interest-are-par-for-the-course/

http://www.collective-evolution.com/2018/02/02/want-to-know-one-the-strongest-predictor-of-how-long-youll-live-read-this/

http://www.collective-evolution.com/2018/02/02/new-genetic-trait-found-we-have-been-misdiagnosing-add-and-adhd-all-along/

https://mailchi.mp/d9a9fd91e7e1/the-opioid-epidemic-in-america-killing-one-million-workers-the-triumph-of-capital

https://theconversation.com/people-with-depression-use-language-differently-heres-how-to-spot-it-90877

https://drericz.com/essential-oils-abundant-living-course/

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/feb/02/strange-order-of-things-antonio-damasio-review

https://www.nap.edu/catalog/24915/evaluation-of-the-department-of-veterans-affairs-mental-health-services

http://www.defenddemocracy.press/pesticide-suicide-by-robert-hunziker/

https://aeon.co/ideas/psychopaths-have-feelings-can-they-learn-how-to-use-them

https://www.bloomsbury.com/us/series/psychoanalytic-horizons/

https://aeon.co/videos/why-we-need-to-move-empathy-from-personal-emotion-to-collective-moral-concern

 

Education+

http://inthesetimes.com/working/entry/20882/chicago-teachers-union-ctu-charters-labor

http://thefreethoughtproject.com/study-children-brilliant-education-dumbs-down/

https://www.activistpost.com/2018/02/state-now-assumes-homeschoolers-child-abusers-reveals-plans-involuntary-home-visits.html

  1. Va. Strike Report    http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/02/06/wvts-f06.html

https://www.mintpressnews.com/police-school-resource-officers-injure-and-criminalize-students/237134/

Canceling Student Debt   https://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2018/02/127105.html

http://www.levyinstitute.org/pubs/rpr_2_6.pdf

 

Immigration/Refugees/+

http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/372576-trump-id-love-to-see-a-shutdown?userid=29733

https://nacla.org/blog/2018/01/29/migrant-trail-refugee-movement-emerges

 

Women & Sexuality/Family++

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/03/opinion/sunday/this-is-why-uma-thurman-is-angry.html

http://www.dazeddigital.com/life-culture/article/38869/1/unbound-sex-toys-brand-interview

https://theconversation.com/irelands-abortion-referendum-why-its-morally-right-to-repeal-the-8th-amendment-91108

https://www.guernicamag.com/consequences-el-salvadors-abortion-ban/

https://lareviewofbooks.org/article/identifying-and-identifying-with-the-thin-white-duke-david-bullocks-david-bowie-made-me-gay-100-years-of-lgbt-music/

https://aeon.co/ideas/how-the-idea-of-family-relationships-shaped-racial-thought

https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2018/02/12/is-there-a-smarter-way-to-think-about-sexual-assault-on-campus

https://journalistsresource.org/studies/child-abuse-incidence-risk-factors-sentencing

https://theconversation.com/pankhurst-sisters-the-bitter-divisions-behind-their-fight-for-womens-votes-91086

https://hyperallergic.com/425749/facebook-trial-france-gustave-courbet-censorship/

Analyzing #MeToo As McCarthyism   http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/02/08/echo-f08.html  

https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/a34dme/this-guy-paints-the-sex-he-allegedly-has-with-aliens

 

Ideology+

https://bostonreview.net/race/brandon-m-terry-cost-canonizing-mlk

http://bostonreview.net/race/chad-kautzer-political-philosophy-self-defense

http://ubu.com/film/byars_world-question.html

http://www.spiked-online.com/spiked-review/article/we-need-to-talk-about-class#.WndDroL_qRs

http://www.spiked-online.com/spiked-review/article/the-revolt-against-the-masses/20943#.WndDuoL_qRs

https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2018/02/04/bbc-documentary-exposes-neoconservatives/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sKy84-1gTxo&app=desktop

https://www.brainpickings.org/2018/02/01/niels-bohr-science-religion/

Sufism   http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/48724.htm

https://jhiblog.org/2018/02/05/the-challenge-of-contingency-and-leibnizs-cybernetic-thinking/

https://whowhatwhy.org/2018/02/02/truth-decay-diminishing-role-facts-public-life/

https://www.theroot.com/yes-the-mlk-estate-did-approve-that-trash-dodge-super-1822725775

https://www.newstatesman.com/culture/observations/2018/02/why-antonio-gramsci-marxist-thinker-our-times

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/feb/02/strange-order-of-things-antonio-damasio-review

https://www.socialeurope.eu/big-idea-liberals

https://www.truthdig.com/articles/bankruptcy-american-left/   

https://mailchi.mp/rutherford/commentary-little-barbies-sex-trafficking-of-young-girls-is-americas-dirty-little-secret

http://www.dazeddigital.com/science-tech/article/38898/1/how-mystics-and-witches-found-a-new-world-online  

American ‘Religion’    http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/48736.htm   

Revisionism & ‘Truth’    http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/48741.htm

http://yourdailyshakespeare.com/brief-history-of-revisionism/equalities#more-8370

http://yourdailyshakespeare.com/time-postmodernism-science-and-capitalism/equalities#more-8356

https://www.goodreads.com/quotes/tag/fascism

http://www.wakingtimes.com/2018/02/08/god-freemasonry-exposed/

http://www.ianwelsh.net/privilege-mostly-isnt-it-is-what-everyone-should-have/

https://www.dissentmagazine.org/article/conspiracy-theories-politics-infowars-threat-democracy

http://www.processhistory.org/redihan-1952-olympics/

http://www.processhistory.org/histories-of-sport/  

 

https://portside.org/2018-02-07/who-hero

https://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/New-Documents-of-Ches-Diary-in-Bolivia-Delivered-to-Cuba-20180207-0010.html

https://aeon.co/videos/why-we-need-to-move-empathy-from-personal-emotion-to-collective-moral-concern

 

Drugs/War on Drugs/Police State

http://thefreethoughtproject.com/nazi-germany-federal-police-officer-furious-cops-detain-attempt-rob/

https://video.vice.com/en_us/video/the-fairbanks-four-wrongful-murder-conviction-18-year-fight-justice/5919d20b5b7c139b697c5ce4

https://www.blacklistednews.com/article/63410/prison-labour-is-a-billiondollar-industry-with-uncertain-returns-for.html

https://aeon.co/videos/what-its-like-to-live-with-a-gps-enabled-ankle-monitor-that-tracks-your-location-at-all-times

https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2018/02/the-slave-power-behind-floridas-felon-disenfranchisement/552269/

https://www.mintpressnews.com/police-school-resource-officers-injure-and-criminalize-students/237134/

http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/43453-yes-lots-of-people-go-to-jail-because-they-can-t-pay-a-fine

https://mailchi.mp/af4efdccd15f/heroin-addiction-in-america-spearheaded-by-the-us-led-war-on-afghanistan

https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2018/02/06/heroin-addiction-america-spearheaded-us-led-war-afghanistan/

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/theres-a-war-on-books-in-prisons-it-needs-to-end/2018/02/08/c31cd122-02b3-11e8-8acf-ad2991367d9d_story.html

https://www.laprogressive.com/black-identity-extremist/

https://portside.org/2018-02-07/prison-film-made-prison

https://www.kzoo.edu/praxis/deaths-in-custody/

http://ildeathsincustody.org/

 

War/Antiwar/Empire+

https://imperialglobalexeter.com/2018/02/03/this-weeks-top-picks-in-imperial-global-history-191/

http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/43446-they-re-talking-about-winnable-nuclear-war-again

https://portside.org/2018-02-01/untold-story-pentagon-papers-co-conspirators

http://www.tomdispatch.com/post/176381/tomgram%3A_william_astore%2C_taking_war_off_its_pedestal/

https://www.telesurtv.net/english/opinion/Problems-With-Plunderocracy-and-Imperialist-Intervention-20180203-0017.html

https://roarmag.org/2018/02/03/new-debt-colonies-finance-imperialism-politics-dispossession/

War Party Documentary   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sKy84-1gTxo&app=desktop  

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trumps-marching-orders-to-the-pentagon-plan-a-grand-military-parade/2018/02/06/9e19ca88-0b55-11e8-8b0d-891602206fb7_story.html

https://www.nap.edu/catalog/24915/evaluation-of-the-department-of-veterans-affairs-mental-health-services

Analyzing  Chomsky http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/02/06/chom-f06.html  

https://mailchi.mp/af4efdccd15f/heroin-addiction-in-america-spearheaded-by-the-us-led-war-on-afghanistan

https://www.c-span.org/video/?425602-1/sharon-weinberger-discusses-the-imagineers-war

https://books.google.com/books/about/The_Imagineers_of_War.html?id=mJssDgAAQBAJ&printsec=frontcover&source=kp_read_button#v=onepage&q&f=false

DARPA   https://fas.org/sgp/crs/natsec/R45088.pdf

https://armedservices.house.gov/legislation/hearings/national-defense-strategy-and-nuclear-posture-review

Afghanistan Intervention Hearing    https://fas.org/irp/congress/2017_hr/hogr-sigar.pdf

Classifying Afghan Data    https://fas.org/sgp/othergov/dod/sigar-restricted.pdf    

Contraindicated War Machine Boosts   http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/48748.htm

Militarism’s Impoverishing Ways     http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/48749.htm  

Planetary Death Merchants   http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/48750.htm  

http://thefreethoughtproject.com/afghanistan-war-spending-2018-alone-end-us-homelessness-twice/

https://unama.unmissions.org/protection-of-civilians-reports

https://portside.org/2018-02-08/dr-victor-sidel-who-fostered-health-and-peace-dies-86

Galloway Imperialism Videos  http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/48760.htm

https://www.mintpressnews.com/the-plot-to-franchise-the-white-helmets-worldwide/237318/

http://www.tomdispatch.com/post/176383/tomgram%3A_nick_turse%2C_the_u.s._military%27s_drug_of_choice/

https://portside.org/2018-02-07/who-hero

https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2018/02/07/9-11-excuse-already-planned-invasion-iraq/

http://americanhistory.si.edu/blog/battle-of-hue-1

http://americanhistory.si.edu/blog/battle-of-hue-2

https://imperialglobalexeter.com/2018/02/07/the-american-empire-reconsidered/

https://theconversation.com/british-empires-hidden-workings-in-india-and-iran-revealed-in-remarkable-new-film-footage-90958

 

Activism/Class Conflict/Fascism+

Ignorant Americans    https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=261&v=qhTViyaQ32c

http://chieforganizer.org/2018/02/02/nonprofit-confusion-and-batchgeo/

http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/43429-twin-cities-unions-and-community-groups-shine-super-bowl-spotlight-on-corporate-exploitation

http://www.spiked-online.com/spiked-review?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=theweekspiked%202%20February%202018&utm_content=theweekspiked%202%20February%202018+CID_40f19ff4600a5f78f12207b59caafc37&utm_source=Email%20marketing%20software

http://www.spiked-online.com/spiked-review/article/we-need-to-talk-about-class#.WndDroL_qRs

https://thesouthlawn.org/2018/02/02/unionism-must-be-internationalist-or-it-is-bullshit/

https://www.socialeurope.eu/the-populist-hoax-getting-the-far-right-and-post-fascism-wrong

http://chieforganizer.org/2018/02/04/nick-von-hoffman-two-legend-and-alinsky-lieutenant/

http://www.nybooks.com/daily/2018/02/04/whose-nation-the-art-of-black-power/

http://www.ajc.com/news/local/breaking-freedom-fighter-bandit-captured-tennessee/VnGGb5tp5aVpDS19BqjX1I/?

https://www.commondreams.org/news/2018/02/05/decrying-dog-eat-dog-system-poorpeoplescampaign-kicks-40-days-moral-action

http://chieforganizer.org/2018/02/05/gene-sharp-nonviolence-evangelist/

https://cruxnow.com/church-in-the-usa/2018/02/05/usccb-brief-backing-unions-talk-catholic-labor-network-meeting/

http://newlaborforum.cuny.edu/2017/12/05/going-on-offense-during-challenging-times/

Revolution & Counterrevolution  http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/02/06/inte-f06.html

http://chieforganizer.org/2018/02/07/pushing-rent-control-around-the-country-and-the-world/

Tikkun & Michael Lerner’s Birthday    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iau5hQP88WY&list=PLR2xAIqW3bkJ972x6UzwXEtNVEA38rwhS&index=2

 

Nukes/Nuclear Weapons/Energy Generally

https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2018/02/02/nuclear-posture-review/

https://www.commondreams.org/news/2018/02/02/realizing-worst-fears-peace-groups-trumps-nuclear-posture-review-urges-expanded-use

https://thebulletin.org/multimedia/watch-nuclear-posture-review-rollout

http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/43446-they-re-talking-about-winnable-nuclear-war-again

https://nsarchive.gwu.edu/briefing-book/nuclear-vault/2018-02-02/german-nuclear-question-nonproliferation-treaty

https://tca.ticketforce.com/eventperformances.asp?evt=682

www.wakingtimes.com/2018/02/01/fluorides-atomic-bomb-fake-news/

nuke war chances http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/48730.htm

https://mailchi.mp/3f29a420d092/trumps-nuclear-button-entails-genocide?e=2f8b22d4cf

https://www.globalresearch.ca/hiroshima-day-2003-secret-meeting-on-the-privatization-of-nuclear-war/25920

http://www.icontact-archive.com/xNL0qQCSSQU61TQn1ZB3dGW7-_o65QFS?w=4

https://thebulletin.org/experts-new-nuclear-posture-review11480

 

http://energypost.eu/nuclear-power-in-crisis-welcome-to-the-era-of-nuclear-decommissioning/

https://www.counterpunch.org/2018/02/06/nuclear-reactors-bankrupting-their-owners-closing-early/

https://www.nucnet.org/all-the-news/2018/02/05/russia-ready-to-postpone-commissioning-of-two-nuclear-plants-says-official-agency

https://forbiddenknowledgetv.net/russian-comedians-prank-call-adam-schiff/

http://www.wakingtimes.com/2018/02/07/seven-years-later-fukushima-radiation-levels-spiking-lethal-levels/

 

South/Race+

https://bostonreview.net/race/brandon-m-terry-cost-canonizing-mlk

https://aeon.co/essays/dare-we-compare-american-slavery-to-the-holocaust

https://portside.org/2018-02-03/what-students-are-taught-about-slavery

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/feb/27/michael-kimmel-masculinity-far-right-angry-white-men

https://aeon.co/ideas/how-the-idea-of-family-relationships-shaped-racial-thought

https://tedglick.com/future-hope-columns/dr-king-and-ms-baker/

https://www.dissentmagazine.org/article/manisha-sinha-slave-cause-history-abolition-review

https://www.counterpunch.org/2018/02/08/fire-this-time-letter-to-james-baldwin/

 

http://lithub.com/appalachia-isnt-the-reason-were-living-in-trump-country/

https://www.activistpost.com/2018/02/appalachia-part-america.html

https://www.facingsouth.org/2018/01/institute-index-fighting-nc-gov-coopers-environmental-justice-atrocity

https://bittersoutherner.com/from-the-southern-perspective/politics/how-to-kill-a-small-community-rural-broadband
https://lareviewofbooks.org/article/white-collars-and-white-hoods-on-the-second-coming-of-the-kkk/

https://www.truthdig.com/articles/american-history-truthdiggers-original-sin/

http://thefreethoughtproject.com/lawmakers-pass-bill-honoring-serial-killer/

http://www.ajc.com/news/local/breaking-freedom-fighter-bandit-captured-tennessee/VnGGb5tp5aVpDS19BqjX1I/?

https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2018/02/the-slave-power-behind-floridas-felon-disenfranchisement/552269/

https://www.dissentmagazine.org/online_articles/remember-orangeburg-massacre-february-1968

https://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2018/02/american-left-prejudiced-south.html

 

Latin America+

https://portside.org/2018-02-02/puerto-rico-living-and-learning-dark

https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2018/02/brazil-lula-carwash-corruption-temer-due-process-dilma/552056/

https://nacla.org/news/2018/02/05/long-brazilian-crisis-part-ii

https://nacla.org/news/2018/02/02/long-brazilian-crisis-part-i

 

https://www.newyorker.com/culture/postscript/remembering-nicanor-parra-the-almost-immortal-chilean-poet

Calls to Interfere in Mexico http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/02/02/mexi-f02.html

https://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Mexico-Leftist-Leads-Presidential-Race-by-11-Points-Poll-20180208-0004.html

https://www.telesurtv.net/english/opinion/Venezuela-The-Significance-of-the-Feb.-4-1992-Coup-20180204-0006.html

https://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Venezuela-Commemorates-1992-Civic-Military-Rebellion-20180204-0012.html

https://www.guernicamag.com/consequences-el-salvadors-abortion-ban/

https://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Two-Priests-Killed-Guerrero-Mexico-20180206-0014.html

http://www.latimes.com/world/la-fg-mexico-journalists-20180205-story.html

https://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Mexico-Leftist-Leads-Presidential-Race-by-11-Points-Poll-20180208-0004.html

 

https://nacla.org/news/2018/01/19/rise-new-left-chile

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/07/health/obesity-chile-sugar-regulations.html

 

https://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Rex-Tillerson-to-Meet-Colombias-President-Santos-20180206-0015.html

 

https://www.dissentmagazine.org/online_articles/honduras-protest-juan-orlando-hernandez-corruption-elections-fraud-repression

https://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/New-Documents-of-Ches-Diary-in-Bolivia-Delivered-to-Cuba-20180207-0010.html

http://www.defenddemocracy.press/tillersons-tour-of-latin-america-a-reminder-of-whos-boss/

http://www.defenddemocracy.press/cuba-calls-tillersons-latam-tour-return-to-monroe-doctrine/

 

Europe Generally+

https://nsarchive.gwu.edu/briefing-book/nuclear-vault/2018-02-02/german-nuclear-question-nonproliferation-treaty

http://coreyrobin.com/2018/02/04/oedipus-in-berlin-how-a-german-television-series-about-the-cold-war-re-tells-an-ancient-myth/

https://theconversation.com/if-youre-not-sure-why-whats-happening-in-poland-matters-so-much-heres-what-you-need-to-know-89721

https://www.socialeurope.eu/eastern-european-populism-different

Spain’s Doubled Military Spending   http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/02/08/spai-f08.html   

 

Africa+

https://newsocialist.org.uk/the-evolution-of-neoliberalism-in-tunisia/

https://aeon.co/essays/if-we-talk-about-hurting-our-planet-who-exactly-is-the-we

http://www.saha.org.za/news/2011/December/codesa_negotiations_began_in_december_1991_a_significant_transitional_step_towards_a_democratic_south_africa.htm

http://www.archivalplatform.org/registry/entry/the_south_african_liberation_movement_struggle_archives_and_museums/

 

Israel/Palestine+

http://mondoweiss.net/2018/01/examining-myths-israel/

http://www.nybooks.com/daily/2018/02/02/confederation-the-one-possible-israel-palestine-solution/

https://www.blacklistednews.com/article/63474/hamas-leader-warns-war-with-israel-will-erupt-within.html

Palestine & CIA   http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/48738.htm

https://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Israel-Police-Set-to-Indict-Netanyahu-Over-Bribery-Reports-20180208-0006.html

 

Asia/Geopolitics+

https://www.equaltimes.org/china-seeks-to-become-a-socialist#.Wn9OcYL_qRv

https://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Vietnam-Commemorates-50-Years-Since-Tet-Offensive-20180201-0039.html

 

https://www.globalresearch.ca/70-years-ago-december-1941-turning-point-of-world-war-ii/28059

 

https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2018/02/02/honest-assessment-putin/

https://alethonews.wordpress.com/2018/01/28/is-putin-profoundly-corrupt-or-incorruptible/

https://mailchi.mp/41c618d7269d/danger-of-us-russia-confrontation?e=2f8b22d4cf

https://consortiumnews.com/2018/02/06/understanding-russia-un-demonizing-putin/

https://theconversation.com/british-empires-hidden-workings-in-india-and-iran-revealed-in-remarkable-new-film-footage-90958

 

https://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Erdogan-Visits-Vatican-City-Amid-Protests-20180205-0004.html

https://www.mintpressnews.com/kurds-out-of-options-look-to-syrias-assad-for-help/237187/

RT on Bombing https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jU6pKm7mbgI&feature=em-subs_digest

https://www.mintpressnews.com/the-plot-to-franchise-the-white-helmets-worldwide/237318/

https://globalvoices.org/2018/02/05/justice-deferred-uproar-after-turkish-court-releases-re-arrests-amnesty-internationals-taner-kilic/

https://mailchi.mp/46218c9e9de0/americas-contradictory-foreign-policy-in-syria

http://www.defenddemocracy.press/appeal-of-poets-and-writers-from-around-the-world/

US Intervention http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/48754.htm

https://www.rt.com/news/418141-lavrov-us-syria-division/

http://www.defenddemocracy.press/erdogan-warns-americans/

https://mailchi.mp/02af665ca829/voices-from-syria-the-barbarity-of-washingtons-regime-change-aspirations

 

http://www.tomdispatch.com/post/176382/tomgram%3A_dilip_hiro%2C_america_first_actually_means_china_first/

 

https://portside.org/2018-02-05/we-cant-let-hindu-nationalists-rewrite-indias-history

 

https://unama.unmissions.org/protection-of-civilians-reports