Trending Now #17, 2.9-15.18

Monopoly Media

http://time.com/black-panther/

http://www.dazeddigital.com/film-tv/article/39015/1/black-panther-cast-interview-on-the-film-s-hype

https://www.journalism.co.uk/video/so-you-want-to-be-a-science-journalist-/s400/a717427/

Suppressing Louis C K http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/02/12/ilyd-f12.html

NYT and #metoo http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/02/12/kris-f12.html

https://understandingsociety.blogspot.com/2018/02/folk-psychology-and-alexa.html

http://www.businessinsider.com/mind-expanding-ted-talks-to-watch-if-you-have-20-minutes-to-spare-2018-2

https://popularresistance.org/newsletter-understanding-how-media-protects-the-status-quo/

https://consortiumnews.com/2018/02/12/how-establishment-propaganda-gaslights-us-into-submission/

https://www.edge.org/conversation/john_perry_barlow-john-perry-barlow-1947-2018

https://www.journalism.co.uk/news/with-its-latest-series-the-upside-the-guardian-will-focus-on-solutions-journalism-in-five-key-areas/s2/a717656/

https://www.cjr.org/special_report/rich-journalism-media.php   

https://www.blacklistednews.com/article/63747/how-we-got-to-the-point-that-hollywood-is-trying-to-attack-the-internet-via.html

https://books.google.com/books/about/Information_Feudalism.html?id=Pkl7HNzhXgoC

I-P Changes Before Web   https://www.law.cornell.edu/ecourse/readings/wp-copy.htm

https://hyperallergic.com/426606/salvador-dali-paintings-london-auction/  

https://theconversation.com/bollywood-epic-padmavaat-has-emerged-out-of-the-mists-of-legend-to-divide-indian-society-91254

https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/mb53jn/fcc-inspector-general-investigation-ajit-pai-corruption

https://splinternews.com/welcome-to-our-new-local-media-hellscape-1823004326

 

Net Neutrality

https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/mb53jn/fcc-inspector-general-investigation-ajit-pai-corruption

 

CIA/NSA/Mockingbird+

https://williamblum.org/aer/read/155

 

https://www.counterpunch.org/2018/02/09/why-russian-meddling-is-a-trojan-horse/

https://www.laprogressive.com/russiagate/

https://theintercept.com/2018/02/09/donald-trump-russia-election-nsa/

Cohen & Russiagate   http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/48769.htm  

https://consortiumnews.com/2018/02/09/russiagate-narrative-undercut-by-nunes-memo/

https://consortiumnews.com/2018/02/09/this-is-nuts-liberals-launch-largest-mobilization-in-history-in-defense-of-russiagate-probe/

https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2018/02/11/russia-in-the-crosshairs/

https://whowhatwhy.org/2018/02/07/russian-sightseeing-tour-realists/

http://www.defenddemocracy.press/all-western-leaders-were-lying-promising-not-to-expand-nato/

https://mailchi.mp/gregpalast/the-steele-dossier-on-me?e=aa12d49b76

https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2018/02/buzzfeed-dnc-lawsuit-russia-dossier

https://www.blacklistednews.com/article/63748/us-intelligence-invites-citizens-to-dismiss-dissent-as-part-of-russias-efforts-to-undermine-midterm.html

https://www.dni.gov/files/documents/Newsroom/Testimonies/2018-ATA—Unclassified-SSCI.pdf

https://www.counterpunch.org/2018/02/15/post-truth-is-the-truth-as-he-sees-it/

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/14/magazine/a-literary-road-trip-into-the-heart-of-russia.html

https://sputniknews.com/europe/201802021061285740-balkan-states-eu-membership-offer/

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Gladio

https://www.cia.gov/library/readingroom/docs/STUDIES%20IN%20INTELLIGENCE%20NAZI%20-%20RELATED%20ARTICLES_0015.pdf

http://www.nybooks.com/daily/2018/02/13/kingdom-come-millenarianisms-deadly-allure-from-lenin-to-isis/

 

http://benton.org/newsletter/daily-digest-2122018-surveillance

https://whowhatwhy.org/2018/02/09/surveillance-capitalism-dead/

https://nsarchive.gwu.edu/briefing-book/iran/2018-02-12/cia-declassifies-more-zendebad-shah-internal-study-1953-iran-coup

https://popularresistance.org/newsletter-understanding-how-media-protects-the-status-quo/

https://www.activistpost.com/2018/02/seattle-to-remove-controversial-spying-network-after-public-backlash.html

 

https://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Arrest-Warrant-For-WikiLeaks-Founder-Julian-Assange-Upheld-20180213-0010.html

https://mailchi.mp/78915e20b351/the-uks-hidden-hand-in-julian-assanges-detention

https://www.counterpunch.org/2018/02/15/the-scourging-of-julian-assange/

 

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/fbi-director-to-face-questions-on-security-clearances-and-agents-independence/2018/02/13/f3e4c706-105f-11e8-9570-29c9830535e5_story.html

https://consortiumnews.com/2018/02/12/how-establishment-propaganda-gaslights-us-into-submission/

https://consortiumnews.com/2018/02/11/u-s-intelligence-crisis-poses-a-threat-to-the-world/

https://consortiumnews.com/2018/02/13/how-intel-for-hire-is-undermining-u-s-intelligence-part-2/

CIA Mythos   http://historynewsnetwork.org/article/168174

Johnson v. CIA   https://fas.org/sgp/jud/johnson-cia-021418.pdf

https://thenewpress.com/books/ghosts-of-langley  

http://johnprados.com/

Call For Coalition Against Censorship   http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/02/15/pers-f15.html

 

Grassroots Media & Culture

https://hyperallergic.com/426133/edward-melcarth-rough-trade-points-of-view-institute-193-university-of-kentucky-art-museum/

https://www.theverge.com/2018/2/8/16985666/alexandra-elbakyan-sci-hub-open-access-science-papers-lawsuit

https://hyperallergic.com/425536/the-art-of-liberation-in-a-utopian-nicaraguan-community/

“Bonfires of Sao Joao”   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QvzpMh6ygGU

“I Wish”   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cCNCyI82w7w

“Roland…”  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wRWCK9zGynA

“Carmelita”  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xeb0OI8wXN4

“My Girl’s Pussy”  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AcwW2L0rCN4

“…How Every Empire Falls”   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hsu2oASd6x8  

https://hyperallergic.com/424432/max-ernsts-collage-novels-are-part-seance-part-victorian-underworld-and-all-uncanny/

http://www.dazeddigital.com/art-photography/article/38964/1/how-andy-warhol-brought-sex-to-the-silver-screen

John Prine covers https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zBPBuR1Agrs

https://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Rock-Aficionados-Flock-to-Argentinas-Mini-Woodstock-Festival-20180210-0025.html

https://hyperallergic.com/425554/alexander-apostol-salida-de-los-obreros-del-museo-taller-y-republica-a-partir-de-tucuman-arde-museo-de-arte-latinoamericano/

http://www.dazeddigital.com/fashion/article/39007/1/brief-history-of-political-t-shirt-westwood-katharine-hamnett-frank-ocean-che

20 Years    http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/02/14/pers-f14.html  

https://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/US-Judge-Awards-6.75m-in-Damages-to-Graffiti-Artists-20180213-0029.html

http://www.dazeddigital.com/music/article/39032/1/jay-park-korea-hip-hop-r-b-interview

https://hyperallergic.com/427303/tiradentes-brazil-film-festival/

https://hyperallergic.com/426932/sanctuary-spaces-art-culture-institutions-vera-list-center/

 

Literature

https://aeon.co/ideas/think-sci-fi-doesnt-belong-in-the-muslim-world-think-again

https://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Top-Writers-in-the-Americas-Announced-at-Casa-de-las-Americas-Literary-Prize-Ceremony-20180208-0026.html

https://psmag.com/social-justice/lorraine-hansberry-the-radical

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=65&v=qzBiLeUuWMo

http://www.nybooks.com/articles/2018/02/22/the-heart-of-conrad/

http://lithub.com/where-the-grass-is-greener-5-irish-tales-of-straying-wives/

https://www.aclu.org/blog/free-speech/good-news

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/feb/11/karl-ove-knausgaard-interview-spring-my-struggle

http://lithub.com/judy-blumes-advice-for-aspiring-writers/

http://mondoweiss.net/2018/02/englanders-entertainment-israel/

https://www.brainpickings.org/2018/02/08/zadie-smith-feel-free-optimism-and-despair/

http://bittersoutherner.com/rednecks-southern-fiction-taylor-brown

https://lareviewofbooks.org/article/no-strangers-here/

Minnesota School Censorship   http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/02/14/tkam-f14.html   

https://www.theparisreview.org/podcast

 

Submissions

http://www.creative-capital.org/content/email_graphics/archives/2018/pdp-eblast-february.html

http://www.authorspublish.com/30-literary-journals-that-publish-genre-writing/

https://www.arts.gov/news/2018/statement-national-endowment-arts-chairman-jane-chu

https://hyperallergic.com/426729/trump-2019-budget-proposal-arts-funding-nea-neh/

https://www.freedomwithwriting.com/freedom/uncategorized/4926/

http://www.creative-capital.org/content/email_graphics/archives/2018/martha-colburn-project-premiere.html

HASTAC   https://us9.campaign-archive.com/?e=41747b0006&u=de55144f8e3d2c11c5d286aec&id=3dde0dc785

 

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-priceonomics-data-content-bootcamp-tickets-42505537206

http://scholarsforsocialjustice.com/

http://scholarsforsocialjustice.com/membership/

http://scholarsforsocialjustice.com/principles-of-unity/

 

Mediation Generally

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/book-spooked-south-180968101/

https://www.theverge.com/2018/2/8/16985666/alexandra-elbakyan-sci-hub-open-access-science-papers-lawsuit

https://mailchi.mp/janefriedman/electric-speed-72?e=a749c3a963

https://aeon.co/videos/from-shifting-perspectives-to-shaping-scenes-how-sound-design-can-carry-a-film

https://psmag.com/magazine/teaching-the-art-of-reading-in-the-digital-era

http://dariusforoux.com/dont-compete-create/

http://www.wakingtimes.com/2018/02/11/former-cia-officer-teaches-spot-lie/

https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1588346218/bpnl-20

http://nautil.us/issue/5/fame/the-meme-as-meme

https://aeon.co/ideas/confabulation-why-telling-ourselves-stories-makes-us-feel-ok

https://www.journalism.co.uk/news/with-its-latest-series-the-upside-the-guardian-will-focus-on-solutions-journalism-in-five-key-areas/s2/a717656/

http://www.niemanlab.org/2018/02/connecting-reporters-with-experts-sciline-wants-to-improve-the-quality-of-todays-science-reporting/

https://priceonomics.com/is-there-a-connection-between-bad-grammar-and/

https://www.counterpunch.org/2018/02/15/post-truth-is-the-truth-as-he-sees-it/

https://lithub.com/why-the-hardliners-of-the-world-fear-the-word/

https://aeon.co/essays/writing-essays-by-formula-teaches-students-how-to-not-think

 

Elections/Propaganda+

http://thefreethoughtproject.com/judge-pleads-guilty-to-21-counts-trafficking/

http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/43529-the-ghost-of-fascism-in-the-age-of-trump

https://www.counterpunch.org/2018/02/15/post-truth-is-the-truth-as-he-sees-it/

https://www.blacklistednews.com/article/63784/porn-star-trump-broke-the-nda-i-can-now-tell-my.html

 

Political Economy+

http://evonomics.com/the-new-invisible-hand-david-sloan-wilson/

http://wallstreetonparade.com/2018/02/rumors-grow-that-the-u-s-fed-is-propping-up-the-stock-market/

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-02-06/amazon-get-lost-billions-for-headquarters-not-in-my-backyard

http://inthesetimes.com/working/entry/20899/elon-musk-spacex-tesla-falcon-heavy-launch

https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2018/03/wework-the-perfect-manifestation-of-the-millennial-id/550922/

http://www.esquire.com/news-politics/a15895746/bust-big-tech-silicon-valley/

https://theintercept.com/2018/02/08/stock-market-crash-jobs-report-wages/

 

https://www.blacklistednews.com/article/63641/world-bank-chief-says-cryptocurrencies-are-ponzi.html

https://priceonomics.com/how-often-do-cryptocurrencies-commit-new-code/

https://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2018/02/cryptocurrencies-dont-make-sense.html

 

https://mailchi.mp/c109158b8759/making-america-great-through-exploitation-servitude-and-abuse

http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/43496-rand-paul-and-the-sleepover-shutdown-a-three-act-farce

https://aeon.co/ideas/few-things-are-as-dangerous-as-economists-with-physics-envy

 

http://thehill.com/policy/transportation/373357-white-house-to-propose-15-trillion-infrastructure-proposal

http://thehill.com/policy/transportation/infrastructure/373408-white-house-releases-55-page-infrastructure-proposal?userid=29733

https://medium.com/@NNUBonnie/janus-is-coming-are-you-ready-dd82df4063a9

 

US Econ Intro https://fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/IF10411.pdf

 

http://dariusforoux.com/dont-compete-create/

http://chieforganizer.org/2018/02/12/job-training-for-workers-in-the-gig-economy-era/

http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/373441-the-federal-programs-trump-proposes-cutting-in-2019-budget

https://theconversation.com/tulip-mania-the-classic-story-of-a-dutch-financial-bubble-is-mostly-wrong-91413

https://whowhatwhy.org/2018/02/11/mulvaney-protecting-big-business-not-consumers/

https://www.blacklistednews.com/article/63662/ridehailing-is-deepening-social-and-economic-inequity-in-the.html

https://www.activistpost.com/2018/02/george-soros-huge-investments-globalism-political-elites.html

http://www.newgeography.com/content/005881-seniors

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/feb/13/trump-infrastructure-plan-environmental-reviews

https://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2018/02/carillion-can-capitalism-clean-act-will-marx-final-word.html

https://aeon.co/essays/the-offloading-ape-the-human-is-the-beast-that-automates

Medicare etc cuts http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/02/13/budg-f13.html

https://theconversation.com/oxfam-scandal-development-work-is-built-on-inequality-but-thats-no-reason-to-cut-foreign-aid-91701

https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-6-laws-of-technology-everyone-should-know-1511701201

http://wallstreetonparade.com/2018/02/volatility-has-wall-street-found-one-more-index-it-can-rig/

http://people.stern.nyu.edu/mbrenner/research/FAJ_articleon_Volatility_Der.pdf

https://www.insidephilanthropy.com/home/2018/2/14/brandeis-seymour-bluestone-gift

Automation Now    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WSKi8HfcxEk

U.B.I.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kl39KHS07Xc

https://www.counterpunch.org/2018/02/14/trump-privatizes-america/

http://therealnews.com/t2/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=31&Itemid=74&jumival=21121

https://www.blacklistednews.com/article/63742/caught-on-tape-security-drags-woman-from-hearing-for-exposing-big-oil-funding.html

https://theconversation.com/why-our-obsession-with-gdp-ignores-harm-done-to-welfare-and-the-world-91763

https://www.bigissue.com/opinion/public-deceived-gdp/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=3&v=dCLp9RhcHjw

 

https://www.insidephilanthropy.com/home/2018/2/15/risk-is-a-fact-of-life-a-conversation-with-stephen-heintz-of-the-rockefeller-brothers-fund

http://chieforganizer.org/2018/02/15/nothing-easy-about-organizing-against-corruption-or-any-organizing/

Sharing Economy Documentary    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QX3M8Ka9vUA

http://www.newgeography.com/content/005883-2017-transit-s-disastrous-year

http://www.governing.com/topics/health-human-services/gov-trump-budget-snap-food-stamps-work.html

https://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2018/02/transatlantic-transpacific-eurasian-global-economy.html

https://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2018/02/wolf-richter.html

https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/kzp7ny/tractor-hacking-right-to-repair

Construction Industry Mortality   http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/02/15/cons-f15.html

http://nycosh.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/DeadlySkyline2017_NYS-ConstructionFatalitiesReport_final_NYCOSH_May.pdf

https://www.frbatlanta.org/community-development/publications/partners-update/2016/05/161006-minding-the-gaps-household-financial-stability-in-the-southeast.aspx

https://www.frbatlanta.org/community-development/publications/partners-update/2016/02/160407-putting-human-face-on-eviction.aspx

https://www.frbatlanta.org/community-development/publications/partners-update/2016/02/160419-understanding-heirs-properties-in-southeast.aspx

Budget Cruelties    http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/48799.htm  

http://www.ianwelsh.net/is-skin-in-the-game-good/

https://www.propublica.org/article/consumer-financial-protection-bureau-declaration-of-dependence

 

STS+

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/how-centuries-old-dice-reveal-changing-attitudes-about-fate-1-180968090/

https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-6-laws-of-technology-everyone-should-know-1511701201

http://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/373169-epa-chiefs-questions-about-climate-science-draw-new-scrutiny

http://dariusforoux.com/universal-skills/

https://aeon.co/essays/technology-to-cut-down-on-sleep-is-just-around-the-corner

https://www.nap.edu/catalog/25021/the-frontiers-of-machine-learning-2017-raymond-and-beverly-sackler

https://mailchi.mp/simonsfoundation/era-of-quantum-computing-is-here-outlook-cloudy-2473557

https://www.quantamagazine.org/gil-kalais-argument-against-quantum-computers-20180207/

https://www.activistpost.com/2018/02/whose-research-anyway-meet-one-scientist-gets-paid-defend-tobacco-wireless-products.html

https://www.journalism.co.uk/video/so-you-want-to-be-a-science-journalist-/s400/a717427/

https://www.ecowatch.com/china-ecological-civilization-2532760301.html

http://www.businessinsider.com/mind-expanding-ted-talks-to-watch-if-you-have-20-minutes-to-spare-2018-2

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-01405-7

https://www.fs.blog/reading-2018/

https://www.blacklistednews.com/article/63665/why-the-cdc-lies-about-its-fluoridation.html

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/feb/13/trump-infrastructure-plan-environmental-reviews

https://aeon.co/essays/the-offloading-ape-the-human-is-the-beast-that-automates

https://www.edge.org/conversation/andrian_kreye-schirrmachers-heritage

https://www.edge.org/conversation/john_perry_barlow-john-perry-barlow-1947-2018

https://www.edge.org/conversation/george_church-church-speaks

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

http://www.niemanlab.org/2018/02/connecting-reporters-with-experts-sciline-wants-to-improve-the-quality-of-todays-science-reporting/

http://myemail.constantcontact.com/Part-I—The-CDC-s-Onerous-History—Some-Reflections.html

http://myemail.constantcontact.com/Part-II–Reagan—CDC-s-Onerous-History.html

 

https://aeon.co/ideas/the-tech-bias-why-silicon-valley-needs-social-theory

Microbots on Horizon   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=obwvH78hGLY

https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/wj4g5n/forget-boston-dynamics-robot-dogs-purdues-microbots-are-the-real-nightmare

https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/kzp7ny/tractor-hacking-right-to-repair

https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/4378885/AEM-2021-Disclosure-1.pdf

 

Education+

http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2018/02/lets-cancel-everyones-student-debt-for-the-economys-sake.html

https://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2018/02/12/breaking-the-silence-the-metoo-moment-in-scholarly-communication/

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/11/us/harvard-president-bacow.html

https://psmag.com/magazine/teaching-the-art-of-reading-in-the-digital-era

WVA Teacher Voice http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/02/12/inte-f12.html

WVA Teacher Strike Analysis http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/02/12/west-f12.html

http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/02/14/west-f14.html

 

https://www.chronicle.com/article/Harvard-Picks-Former-Tufts/242522

https://journalistsresource.org/studies/society/education/teacher-sexual-crime-misconduct-research

http://blog.lareviewofbooks.org/essays/campus-antifascist-network-winning-fight-fascism-universities/

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/1968-three-students-were-killed-police-today-few-remember-orangeburg-massacre-180968092/

http://www.nybooks.com/daily/2018/02/07/slavery-and-the-american-university/

http://www.ajc.com/news/national/shooting-reported-florida-high-school/mxaWND8AhAJUGytwBgTOON/?

https://www.insidephilanthropy.com/home/2018/2/14/brandeis-seymour-bluestone-gift

http://www.blackpast.org/aah/penn-center-1862

Minnesota School Censorship   http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/02/14/tkam-f14.html

Police State Schooling  http://www.kzoo.edu/praxis/myth16/

http://scholarsforsocialjustice.com/

http://scholarsforsocialjustice.com/about-us/

http://scholarsforsocialjustice.com/membership/

http://scholarsforsocialjustice.com/principles-of-unity/

https://www.activistpost.com/2018/02/state-weaponizes-education-create-ignorance.html

https://www.activistpost.com/2018/02/is-college-worth-the-cost.html

 

Women & Sexuality/Family+

https://priceonomics.com/the-united-states-of-sex-a-survey-of-17000-women/

http://thefreethoughtproject.com/staunch-anti-prostitute-congressman-busted-using-taxpayer-money-buy-escort/

https://www.buzzfeed.com/albertsamaha/this-teenager-accused-two-on-duty-cops-of-rape-she-had-no

censoring nudes  http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/02/13/hyla-f13.html

 

#MeToo Suicide   http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/02/10/mess-f10.html  

https://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2018/02/12/breaking-the-silence-the-metoo-moment-in-scholarly-communication/

 

http://www.thedailybell.com/news-analysis/tinder-charged-older-people-more-court-rules-age-discrimination/

http://www.dazeddigital.com/science-tech/article/38958/1/sex-robots-will-never-replace-sex-work

http://lithub.com/where-the-grass-is-greener-5-irish-tales-of-straying-wives/

Suppressing Louis C K http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/02/12/ilyd-f12.html

NYT and #metoo http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/02/12/kris-f12.html

 

http://www.dazeddigital.com/art-photography/article/38964/1/how-andy-warhol-brought-sex-to-the-silver-screen

http://www.dazeddigital.com/life-culture/article/38640/1/porn-actresses-are-dying-why

https://journalistsresource.org/studies/society/education/teacher-sexual-crime-misconduct-research

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/feb/12/key-fourth-book-of-foucaults-history-of-sexuality-published-in-france

https://lareviewofbooks.org/article/shame-porn-and-perversion-on-erica-garzas-getting-off/

https://aeon.co/videos/two-bickering-elderly-sisters-reveal-tantalising-glimpses-of-vivid-lives

https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2018/02/the-necessity-of-willful-blindness-in-writing/553211/

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/how-heart-balm-racket-convinced-america-women-were-no-good-180968144/  

http://www.dazeddigital.com/life-culture/article/39017/1/herstory-personals-instagram-matchmaking-queer-women-via-old-school-personal-ads

http://www.dazeddigital.com/life-culture/article/39023/1/how-to-make-your-own-sex-tape

https://www.blacklistednews.com/article/63784/porn-star-trump-broke-the-nda-i-can-now-tell-my.html

https://theconversation.com/anthill-22-sex-91797

 

Migration/Refugees+

http://inthesetimes.com/article/20888/cold-war-anti-communism-political-refugee-economic-migrant-war-poverty

https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=3&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0ahUKEwjMmcP5yKbZAhVDYK0KHd8uD4AQFggxMAI&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.washingtonpost.com%2Fnews%2Fpolitics%2Fwp%2F2018%2F02%2F14%2Fbipartisan-group-of-senators-agrees-to-immigration-plan-that-fulfills-some-of-trumps-demands-on-dreamers-border-wall-funds%2F%3Ftidr%3Da_breakingnews&usg=AOvVaw2VXReBgXpOQDGpG_E7c5gx

https://jhiblog.org/2018/02/14/one-thousand-gophers-information-and-emigration-in-the-early-u-s/

https://hyperallergic.com/426932/sanctuary-spaces-art-culture-institutions-vera-list-center/

 

Ideology+

http://evonomics.com/the-new-invisible-hand-david-sloan-wilson/

https://aeon.co/ideas/few-things-are-as-dangerous-as-economists-with-physics-envy

https://aeon.co/essays/the-omnipotent-victim-how-tyrants-work-up-a-crowds-devotion

Christian underbellies  http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/48782.htm

https://forbiddenknowledgetv.net/the-great-awakening-has-begun/

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/feb/12/key-fourth-book-of-foucaults-history-of-sexuality-published-in-france

http://www.businessinsider.com/mind-expanding-ted-talks-to-watch-if-you-have-20-minutes-to-spare-2018-2

http://www.wakingtimes.com/2018/02/13/secret-meaning-tree-knowledge-good-evil/

https://www.edge.org/conversation/andrian_kreye-schirrmachers-heritage

https://aeon.co/ideas/the-tech-bias-why-silicon-valley-needs-social-theory

http://www.nybooks.com/daily/2018/02/13/kingdom-come-millenarianisms-deadly-allure-from-lenin-to-isis/

 

Health/Mental Health/Pharma+

https://www.blacklistednews.com/article/63608/fueled-by-broken-social-contract-study-finds-inequality-and-despair-driving-us-life-expectancy.html

Medicare Trigger  https://fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/RS22796.pdf

http://www.defenddemocracy.press/john-le-carre-on-the-crimes-of-the-pharmaceutical-industries/

http://www.defenddemocracy.press/bill-gates-former-doctor-says-billionaire-refused-to-vaccinate-his-children/
http://www.defenddemocracy.press/pharmaceutical-jungle/
http://www.defenddemocracy.press/the-evil-of-big-pharma/
http://thefreethoughtproject.com/watch-combat-vet-forced-to-become-an-outlaw-to-save-her-life-with-cannabis/

https://www.blacklistednews.com/article/63665/why-the-cdc-lies-about-its-fluoridation.html

http://nautil.us//issue/57/communities/does-aging-have-a-reset-button

Medicare etc cuts http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/02/13/budg-f13.html

https://portside.org/2018-02-13/opioid-makers-funneled-millions-patient-advocacy-groups

https://www.publicintegrity.org/2018/02/12/21567/opioid-makers-paid-millions-advocacy-groups-promoted-their-painkillers-amid

 

https://bloximages.newyork1.vip.townnews.com/stltoday.com/content/tncms/assets/v3/editorial/4/b7/4b729458-58c5-50ba-a934-e0ed9f7c424d/5a82ed4815d51.pdf.pdf

http://www.defenddemocracy.press/psychiatric-drugs-do-more-harm-than-good-says-expert/
http://www.defenddemocracy.press/how-big-pharma-is-killing-thousands/
http://www.defenddemocracy.press/how-rockefeller-founded-modern-medicine-and-killed-natural-cures/

http://www.defenddemocracy.press/novartis-and-misconduct-in-clinical-studies/

http://myemail.constantcontact.com/Part-I—The-CDC-s-Onerous-History—Some-Reflections.html

https://theconversation.com/gaming-addiction-as-a-mental-disorder-its-premature-to-pathologise-players-89892

https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/3k7kn8/the-long-strange-history-of-psychotropic-drugs-in-america

http://thefreethoughtproject.com/family-members-say-florida-school-shooter-antidepressants-emotional-issues/

 

Activism/Class Conflict/Fascism

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/feb/09/california-police-white-supremacists-counter-protest

http://chieforganizer.org/2018/02/10/simple-statements-about-major-social-changes/

http://myemail.constantcontact.com/Post-Mortem-for-Black-Power.html

https://aeon.co/essays/the-omnipotent-victim-how-tyrants-work-up-a-crowds-devotion

Oligarchy’s Costs   http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/48789.htm  

https://medium.com/@NNUBonnie/janus-is-coming-are-you-ready-dd82df4063a9

http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/43510-at-its-core-anti-fascism-is-self-defense-an-interview-with-mark-bray

https://www.activistpost.com/2018/02/video-shows-white-helmets-members-working-under-al-qaeda-flag-in-syria.html

http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/43529-the-ghost-of-fascism-in-the-age-of-trump

https://www.commercialappeal.com/story/opinion/contributors/2018/02/09/mlks-68-struggle-economic-justice-still-marching/323872002/

http://blog.lareviewofbooks.org/essays/campus-antifascist-network-winning-fight-fascism-universities/

https://lareviewofbooks.org/article/fascism-advisory-in-effect/

http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/43365-as-germany-honors-those-who-fought-fascism-we-must-honor-those-who-fought-white-supremacy

 

police cops mirror carDrugs/War on Drugs/Police State

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/feb/09/california-police-white-supremacists-counter-protest

https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/More-Officers-More-Former-Defendants-in-Police-Code-of-Silence-Scandal-472842963.html

https://www.buzzfeed.com/albertsamaha/this-teenager-accused-two-on-duty-cops-of-rape-she-had-no

https://theconversation.com/three-reasons-why-scientific-advice-on-drugs-is-ignored-90721

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=354&v=Q-JX0yXDlh8

http://thefreethoughtproject.com/school-cop-lockdown-slams-teen/

http://thefreethoughtproject.com/watch-combat-vet-forced-to-become-an-outlaw-to-save-her-life-with-cannabis/

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/13/us/meth-crystal-drug.html

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/1968-three-students-were-killed-police-today-few-remember-orangeburg-massacre-180968092/

https://portside.org/2018-02-13/opioid-makers-funneled-millions-patient-advocacy-groups

https://www.newyorker.com/news/daily-comment/jeff-sessions-and-anglo-americanism

 

Florida

http://www.smh.com.au/world/suspect-in-florida-school-massacre-charged-with-17-counts-of-murder-20180215-p4z0is.html

http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/02/15/park-f15.html

https://news.vice.com/en_us/article/kzp7yw/nikolas-cruz-florida-shooter-guns-knives-hunting

http://links.newyorker.mkt4334.com/servlet/MailView?ms=MTI5NDIxODMS1&r=MTMzMTc5NzMzMjc0S0&j=MTM0MTQwNjgxMQS2&mt=1&rt=0

http://thefreethoughtproject.com/family-members-say-florida-school-shooter-antidepressants-emotional-issues/

http://thefreethoughtproject.com/armed-cop-campus-florida-shooting-began-never-encountered-suspect/

 

https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/3k7kn8/the-long-strange-history-of-psychotropic-drugs-in-america

 

War/Antiwar/Empire

https://williamblum.org/aer/read/155

https://bostonreview.net/war-security/christian-g-appy-exceptional-victims

http://www.defenseone.com/technology/2018/02/us-army-now-holding-drills-ground-robots-shoot/145854/

A.P. Military Budget Analysis   http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/48785.htm

https://dispatchesfromtheedgeblog.wordpress.com/2018/02/12/big-power-competition-a-dangerous-turn/

Davidson on Vietnam and Violence  http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/48780.htm https://consortiumnews.com/2018/02/13/budget-woes-sign-of-a-dysfunctional-empire/

http://www.tomdispatch.com/post/176385/tomgram%3A_engelhardt%2C_whistling_past_the_graveyard_%28of_empires%29/

https://www.justsecurity.org/52232/ive-part-problem-politicizing-general-officer-influence/

http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-trump-defense-20180212-story.html

https://www.counterpunch.org/2018/02/14/vietnam-will-win-leadership-and-democracy/

https://www.congress.gov/114/crpt/hrpt840/CRPT-114hrpt840.pdf   NDAA Hearings

https://imperialglobalexeter.com/2018/02/14/the-cold-wars-world-history-and-imperial-histories-of-the-us-and-the-world/

https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=4&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0ahUKEwij18PW5abZAhUK8YMKHScsApwQFgg7MAM&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.washingtonpost.com%2Fnews%2Fbusiness%2Fwp%2F2018%2F02%2F14%2Ftrumps-military-parade-would-cost-between-10-million-and-30-million-white-house-budget-director-says%2F&usg=AOvVaw1ddNkHN9V1ovySDzPihIZ0

http://www.nybooks.com/articles/2018/03/08/international-criminal-court-glimmer-of-justice/

http://www.tomdispatch.com/post/176386/tomgram%3A_stephanie_savell%2C_the_hidden_costs_of_america%27s_wars/

https://www.globalresearch.ca/us-foreign-policy-is-the-greatest-crime-since-wwii-former-us-attorney-general-ramsey-clark/5629241

Imperial Collapse   http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/48807.htm  

$1 million/minute   http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/48808.htm  

 

Nukes/Nuclear Weapons/Energy Generally

http://www.governing.com/topics/transportation-infrastructure/gov-south-carolina-nuclear-reactors.html

https://www.aikenstandard.com/news/sen-lindsey-graham-wants-nuclear-renaissance-thinks-republican-memo-has/article_3791905a-0ab2-11e8-af84-e774f6a629a2.html

Evil posture review aspects  http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/48773.htm

http://www.defenddemocracy.press/nuclear-doctrine-us-will-no-longer-restrain-its-atomic-capability/

https://www.aikenstandard.com/news/srns-surpasses-milestone-of-million-safe-work-hours/article_472e45b6-0c7f-11e8-8b4e-0b5860e02a0b.html

 

https://www.platts.com/latest-news/electric-power/washington/us-budget-bill-includes-credits-for-georgia-nuclear-21293499

https://www.blacklistednews.com/article/63676/pentagons-nuclear-doctrine–retrograde-and.html

https://fas.org/issues/nuclear-weapons/nuclear-posture-review/

http://www.atomichomefront.film/

https://www.reviewjournal.com/news/politics-and-government/trump-budget-contains-120m-to-restart-licensing-of-yucca-mountain/

Worries Justified    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M7hOpT0lPGIb

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/defence/pak-developing-new-types-of-nuclear-weapons-us/articleshow/62907167.cms

nuclear nukeNon-‘Strategic’ Nukes    https://fas.org/sgp/crs/nuke/RL32572.pdf

 

https://www.citylab.com/equity/2018/02/an-uncertain-future-for-solar/552977/

http://www.tomdispatch.com/post/176384/tomgram%3A_michael_klare%2C_militarizing_america%27s_energy_policy/

 

South/Race+

http://time.com/black-panther/

http://myemail.constantcontact.com/Post-Mortem-for-Black-Power.html

http://www.nybooks.com/articles/2018/02/22/when-government-drew-the-color-line/

https://www.infowars.com/obamas-artist-portrays-white-girl-beheaded-by-empowered-black-woman/

https://www.infowars.com/vice-claims-black-women-fleeing-america-to-escape-white-people/

https://lareviewofbooks.org/article/no-strangers-here/

http://www.nybooks.com/daily/2018/02/07/slavery-and-the-american-university/

http://www.dazeddigital.com/film-tv/article/39015/1/black-panther-cast-interview-on-the-film-s-hype

 

http://www.blackpast.org/aah/penn-center-1862

 

https://www.blacklistednews.com/article/63742/caught-on-tape-security-drags-woman-from-hearing-for-exposing-big-oil-funding.html

WVA Teacher Voice http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/02/12/inte-f12.html

WVA Teacher Strike Analysis http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/02/12/west-f12.html

http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/02/14/west-f14.html

 

https://casetext.com/case/state-v-smith-4492

http://bittersoutherner.com/rednecks-southern-fiction-taylor-brown

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/book-spooked-south-180968101/   

http://www.ajc.com/news/national/shooting-reported-florida-high-school/mxaWND8AhAJUGytwBgTOON/?

http://www.ajc.com/news/crime–law/breaking-body-found-dirt-trail-near-atlanta-charter-school/Wh05d0lB8B8X2NjGMkCVlK/?

https://www.frbatlanta.org/community-development/publications/partners-update/2016/05/161006-minding-the-gaps-household-financial-stability-in-the-southeast.aspx

https://www.frbatlanta.org/community-development/publications/partners-update/2016/02/160407-putting-human-face-on-eviction.aspx

https://www.frbatlanta.org/community-development/publications/partners-update/2016/02/160419-understanding-heirs-properties-in-southeast.aspx

 

Latin America+

https://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Top-Writers-in-the-Americas-Announced-at-Casa-de-las-Americas-Literary-Prize-Ceremony-20180208-0026.html

http://www.defenddemocracy.press/senator-rubio-calls-for-military-coup-in-venezuela/

battle for Venezuela  http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/48781.htm

https://www.telesurtv.net/english/opinion/Rex-Tillerson-Militarization-and-Oil-20180214-0012.html

https://www.counterpunch.org/2018/02/15/will-the-us-invade-venezuela/

https://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Cuba-Rejects-Exclusion-of-Venezuela-from-Summit-of-Americas-20180215-0005.html

 

https://www.truthdig.com/articles/oscar-lopez-rivera-long-struggle-puerto-ricos-freedom/

https://hyperallergic.com/425536/the-art-of-liberation-in-a-utopian-nicaraguan-community/

https://www.ecowatch.com/patagonia-national-park-2532195321.html

https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/the-devils-blast

https://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Bolivias-Social-Movements-March-to-Demand-Access-to-Sea–20180214-0024.html

https://hyperallergic.com/427303/tiradentes-brazil-film-festival/

 

https://www.telesurtv.net/english/opinion/US-Policy-Chief-Culprit-in-Venezuelas-Collapse-20180211-0013.html

https://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Rock-Aficionados-Flock-to-Argentinas-Mini-Woodstock-Festival-20180210-0025.html

https://hyperallergic.com/425554/alexander-apostol-salida-de-los-obreros-del-museo-taller-y-republica-a-partir-de-tucuman-arde-museo-de-arte-latinoamericano/

https://www.telesurtv.net/english/opinion/Canefield-Class-Consciousness-Cheddi-Jagan-at-100-20180214-0018.html

 

Europe Generally

https://www.socialeurope.eu/crisis-social-democracy

https://www.activistpost.com/2018/02/george-soros-huge-investments-globalism-political-elites.html

http://www.defenddemocracy.press/all-western-leaders-were-lying-promising-not-to-expand-nato/

https://sputniknews.com/europe/201802021061285740-balkan-states-eu-membership-offer/

http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/43365-as-germany-honors-those-who-fought-fascism-we-must-honor-those-who-fought-white-supremacy

 

Israel/Palestine

https://972mag.com/is-academia-the-last-bastion-of-progressive-thought-in-israel/132623/

http://mondoweiss.net/2018/02/englanders-entertainment-israel/

http://mondoweiss.net/2018/02/netanyahu-started-corruption/

https://www.blacklistednews.com/article/63658/israel-carries-out-large-scale-attack-on-syria-after-israeli-f16-shot.html

http://www.jpost.com/Arab-Israeli-Conflict/Israel-warns-Iran-and-Syria-are-playing-with-fire-542199

https://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Cuba-Reiterates-Unwavering-Support-for-Palestinian-State–20180215-0007.html

http://www.defenddemocracy.press/abbas-tells-putin-we-refuse-to-cooperate-with-u-s-in-any-form-putin-trump-sends-best-wishes/

 

Africa+

https://www.icij.org/blog/2018/02/work-high-tech-global-project-limited-internet-phone-connection/

 

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Asia/Geopolitics+

https://understandingsociety.blogspot.com/2018/02/cold-war-history-from-ir-perspective.html

http://www.defenddemocracy.press/russian-fleets-control-ports-of-lebanon/

Syria’s and Israel’s pending clash  http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/48778.htm

https://www.activistpost.com/2018/02/video-shows-white-helmets-members-working-under-al-qaeda-flag-in-syria.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YIDckpkJEss&feature=em-subs_digest

https://www.justsecurity.org/52223/united-states-prosecute-killers-u-s-journalists-aid-workers-syria/

https://www.juancole.com/2018/02/permanently-occupying-northern.html

https://mailchi.mp/e4b209e0453f/the-never-ending-war-in-the-middle-east?e=2f8b22d4cf

https://www.blacklistednews.com/article/63714/seymour-hersh-says-hillary-approved-sending-libyas-sarin-to-syrian.html

http://www.nybooks.com/daily/2018/02/09/iraq-the-wounds-that-never-heal/

Iran Analysis   http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/02/14/maz1-f14.html

                   http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/02/15/maz2-f15.html

https://hyperallergic.com/426207/iran-art-dealer-prison-charges-bail/

http://www.defenddemocracy.press/us-house-bill-on-port-controls-amounts-to-declaration-of-war-russian-senator/

https://www.thekomisarscoop.com/2018/02/cfr-report-with-no-evidence-promotes-fake-browder-magnitsky-story/

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/14/magazine/a-literary-road-trip-into-the-heart-of-russia.html

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/feb/12/disconnect-between-us-and-south-korea-exposed-by-seouls-new-approach-to-north

https://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/NBC-Apologizes-After-Praising-Japans-Annexation-of-Korea-20180212-0004.html

https://www.globalresearch.ca/make-sports-not-war/5628966

https://www.counterpunch.org/2018/02/14/ramo-reminded-south-koreans-of-the-brutality-of-imperial-japan/

https://www.counterpunch.org/2018/02/14/vietnam-will-win-leadership-and-democracy/

https://www.ecowatch.com/china-ecological-civilization-2532760301.html

https://theconversation.com/bollywood-epic-padmavaat-has-emerged-out-of-the-mists-of-legend-to-divide-indian-society-91254

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/defence/pak-developing-new-types-of-nuclear-weapons-us/articleshow/62907167.cms

https://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2018/02/transatlantic-transpacific-eurasian-global-economy.html