Weekly Naked Links 8.8+

NATO/EUROPE

1944 http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/volkswagen-halts-production-during-world-war-ii

ISRAEL/PALESTINE

http://www.jadaliyya.com/pages/index/26968/critical-readings-in-political-economy_1967

RUSSIA/UKRAINE+

http://www.defenddemocracy.press/the-russian-revolution-debt-repudiation-war-and-peace/

https://jhiblog.org/2017/08/09/the-state-and-revolution-a-site-specific-view-of-centenaries-introduction/

 

SAUDIS++

http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/the_united_states_and_the_crucifixion_of_yemen_20170808

IRAQ/IRAN/AFGHANISTAN

http://nsarchive.gwu.edu/NSAEBB/NSAEBB601-British-appealed-to-US-in-1952-for-coup-against-Mosaddeq-in-Iran/

 

LATIN AMERICA

 

Colombia

1956 http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/mysterious-explosions-in-colombia

 

Cuba

http://rogerannis.com/cuba-lessons-socialist-transformation/

 

SOUTH+++

http://bittersoutherner.com/the-south-in-labor-phil-cohen-jackson-project

http://portside.org/2017-08-04/latest-challenges-souths-felony-disenfranchisement-laws

trump election politics

TRUMP PRESIDENCY

http://www.tomdispatch.com/post/176316/tomgram%3A_andrew_bacevich%2C_the_great_hysteria/

https://consortiumnews.com/2017/08/06/playing-politics-with-the-worlds-future/

https://theintercept.com/2017/08/05/whats-worse-trumps-campaign-agenda-or-empowering-generals-and-cia-operatives-to-subvert-it/

RULING CLASSES

http://coreyrobin.com/2017/07/30/chelsea-and-me-on-the-politics-or-non-politics-or-pseudo-politics-of-engaging-a-power-player-on-twitter/

https://www.strategic-culture.org/news/2017/08/07/polls-us-greatest-threat-to-peace-world-today.html

Clinton Litigation

https://consortiumnews.com/2017/08/08/a-new-twist-in-seth-rich-murder-case/

POLITICAL ECONOMY GENERALLY

https://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2017/07/use-machinery-promotes-inequality-social-upheaval.html

https://qz.com/1039331/mlms-like-avon-and-lularoe-are-sending-people-into-debt-and-psychological-crisis/

https://theconversation.com/the-day-the-world-changed-a-former-trader-on-how-the-credit-crunch-kicked-off-82019

http://wallstreetonparade.com/2017/08/federal-bank-regulator-drops-a-bombshell-as-corporate-media-snoozes/

https://www.citylab.com/solutions/2017/08/the-untapped-wealth-of-american-cities/536064/

https://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2017/08/lets-face-monetary-policy-failing.html

solidarity

UNIONS & ORGANIZING

https://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2017/07/use-machinery-promotes-inequality-social-upheaval.html

https://aeon.co/ideas/populism-now-divides-yet-once-it-united-the-working-class

http://coreyrobin.com/2017/07/30/chelsea-and-me-on-the-politics-or-non-politics-or-pseudo-politics-of-engaging-a-power-player-on-twitter/

http://bittersoutherner.com/the-south-in-labor-phil-cohen-jackson-project

http://portside.org/2017-08-08/are-democratic-socialists-america-real

UAW-Mississippi

https://indypendent.org/2017/08/uaw-goddamn/

https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2017/08/07/pers-a07.html

http://inthesetimes.com/working/entry/20385/united-auto-workers-mississippi-south-organize

http://www.nbcnews.com/news/nbcblk/editorial-fight-civil-labor-rights-union-vote-looms-nissan-n788721

https://wagingnonviolence.org/feature/manual-new-era-direct-action/

WOMEN & SOCIALIZATION/GENDER/FAMILY & SEXUALITY++

http://lithub.com/naked-ladies-and-weird-invisible-men/

http://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2017/08/08/facts-supplanted-propaganda-wherever-look/

https://aeon.co/essays/i-think-i-know-where-babies-come-from-therefore-i-am-human

PRISON INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX/POLICE STATE

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/07/nyregion/defendants-kept-in-the-dark-about-evidence-until-its-too-late.html

2017 Police Murders http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2017/08/09/nopv-a09.html

http://portside.org/2017-08-04/latest-challenges-souths-felony-disenfranchisement-laws

Freedom Watch

8.7.17 https://www.rutherford.org/publications_resources/freedom_watch/all?utm_source=The+Rutherford+Institute&utm_campaign=e4c6586e81-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_08_07&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_d7ffde3304-e4c6586e81-42114921

RACE GENERALLY, DIVIDE & CONQUER

http://lithub.com/respectability-will-not-save-us/

 

FASCISTS, ETC.

http://www.globalresearch.ca/is-history-bunk-big-business-and-hitler/5602995

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

1990 http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/bush-orders-operation-desert-shield

https://www.commondreams.org/views/2017/07/26/home-war-war-stories-myth-media-ken-burns-vietnam-series

http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/the_united_states_and_the_crucifixion_of_yemen_20170808

http://www.blacklistednews.com/Judges_Toss_Murder_Conviction_of_Blackwater_Mercenary_Who_Killed_14_Unarmed_Civilians/60174/0/38/38/Y/M.html

https://www.nap.edu/catalog/24811/an-assessment-of-arpa-e-summary

http://www.activistpost.com/2017/08/blackwater-founders-disturbing-plan-privatize-afghanistan-war-gains-ground.html

http://www.truth-out.org/buzzflash/commentary/the-pentagon-playbook-for-recruiting-students

 

WMD’S

1945 http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/soviets-declare-war-on-japan-invade-manchuria

http://www.defenseone.com/technology/2017/08/us-military-eyes-new-mini-nukes-21st-century-deterrence/139997/

http://lithub.com/the-poet-of-paranoiamarin-amis-on-don-delillos-underworld/

2017 Hiroshima & Human Annihilation

http://www.globalresearch.ca/hiroshima-and-nagasaki-from-a-sunday-to-a-monday-in-august-the-sixth-day/5602998

https://nuclear-news.net/2017/08/07/hiroshimas-mayor-urges-that-japan-join-the-un-nuclear-weapons-ban-pm-abe-toes-the-usa-line-on-keeping-nuclear-weapons/

BAS List–http://www.icontact-archive.com/xNL0qQCSSQU61TQn1ZB3dGCy4FXoKIe2?w=4

http://thebulletin.org/weight-butterfly8019

http://mailchi.mp/globalresearch/commemoration-of-hiroshima-and-nagasaki

Gratuitous Mass Murder” http://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2017/08/06/52581/

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

http://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2017/08/07/beckoning-nuclear-war/

https://consortiumnews.com/2017/08/04/how-the-world-may-end/

GEOPOLITICS

http://theduran.com/confirmed-russia-seeks-break-free-dollar-dependence/

1985 http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/arthur-walker-found-guilty-of-spying-for-soviet-union

Atomic Blonde Review http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2017/08/05/atom-a05.html

 

Nukes

http://www.nucnet.org/all-the-news/2017/08/02/spain-s-garo-a-to-shut-down-permanently-after-ministry-blocks-restart

 

Psychedelics

https://aeon.co/essays/psychedelics-work-by-violating-our-models-of-self-and-the-world

 

 

STS, EXPERTISE++

https://aeon.co/ideas/what-are-the-ethical-consequences-of-immortality-technology

https://theconversation.com/three-reasons-to-think-twice-about-mapping-the-brain-80341

http://www.ianwelsh.net/how-society-creates-ability/

https://www.edge.org/conversation/thomas_metzinger-benevolent-artificial-anti-natalism-baan

http://lithub.com/benjamin-percy-5-books-that-feed-my-techno-paranoia/

Vaccines

http://www.wakingtimes.com/2017/08/08/proof-surfaces-insurance-co-pays-massive-bonuses-doctors-vaccinating-babies/

CULTURE, SPORTS, ETC.

1986 http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/spike-lees-first-feature-shes-gotta-have-it-premieres

http://www.dazeddigital.com/music/article/36971/1/bjork-jesse-kanda-questions

1995 http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/jerry-garcia-dies

http://thephilosophicalsalon.com/the-dystopian-promise-of-the-fidget-spinner/

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/acts-of-faith/wp/2017/07/21/the-death-of-reading-is-threatening-the-soul/

Atomic Blonde Review http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2017/08/05/atom-a05.html

http://splitsider.com/2017/07/a-sneak-peek-inside-the-national-comedy-centers-george-carlin-archives/

EDUCATION, ETC.

https://www.edge.org/conversation/tania_lombrozo-learning-by-thinking

http://www.truthdig.com/articles/teaching-civic-skills-action-standard-schools/

http://www.truth-out.org/buzzflash/commentary/the-pentagon-playbook-for-recruiting-students

HISTORY+

1944 http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/volkswagen-halts-production-during-world-war-ii

1945 http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/soviets-declare-war-on-japan-invade-manchuria

http://www.defenddemocracy.press/the-russian-revolution-debt-repudiation-war-and-peace/

Hiroshima+

http://mailchi.mp/globalresearch/hiroshima-a-military-base-according-to-president-harry-truman

http://historynewsnetwork.org/article/166481 Foner Interview

https://jhiblog.org/2017/08/09/the-state-and-revolution-a-site-specific-view-of-centenaries-introduction/

MEDIA LINKS, ETC.

http://www.niemanlab.org/2017/08/the-podcast-business-playbook-whats-the-best-way-for-a-podcast-studio-to-raise-money/

https://www.freedomwithwriting.com/freedom/the-case-study-guide-to-freelance-writing/

https://www.freedomwithwriting.com/freedom/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/The-Case-Study-Guide-to-Freelance-Writing.pdf

Journalism+

https://www.cjr.org/analysis/concerns-political-and-commercial-over-sinclairs-dominance-of-local-tv.php

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2017-07-20/the-sinclair-revolution-will-be-televised-it-ll-just-have-low-production-values

http://www.politico.com/story/2017/08/06/trump-fcc-sinclair-broadcast-expansion-241337

http://www.niemanlab.org/2017/08/techdirt-sued-by-the-lawyer-who-fought-gawker-gets-250000-to-cover-freedom-of-speech-issues/

http://www.poynter.org/2017/with-its-new-site-the-ringer-is-giving-more-real-estate-to-podcasts-and-video-but-keeping-writing-front-and-center/469890/

http://www.poynter.org/2017/jimmy-wales-thinks-wikitribune-can-succeed-where-others-have-failed-is-he-right3/469940/

Russia Case

http://www.washingtonsblog.com/2017/08/pulitzer-prize-winning-reporter-fbi-documents-show-seth-rich-not-russians-gave-dnc-documents-wikileaks.html

https://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/the-us-has-more-to-lose-than-russia-in-spy-expulsions

Mockingbird

https://www.commondreams.org/views/2017/07/26/home-war-war-stories-myth-media-ken-burns-vietnam-series

http://nsarchive.gwu.edu/NSAEBB/NSAEBB601-British-appealed-to-US-in-1952-for-coup-against-Mosaddeq-in-Iran/

https://www.cjr.org/analysis/concerns-political-and-commercial-over-sinclairs-dominance-of-local-tv.php

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2017-07-20/the-sinclair-revolution-will-be-televised-it-ll-just-have-low-production-values

http://www.politico.com/story/2017/08/06/trump-fcc-sinclair-broadcast-expansion-241337

http://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2017/08/05/fake-news-us-media-speciality/

https://consortiumnews.com/2017/08/04/the-war-on-wikileaks-and-assange/

More on WSWS Google Censorship http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2017/08/04/goog-a04.html

Literature+

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/henry-fielding-leaves-london-for-lisbon

https://www.brainpickings.org/2017/07/24/albert-camus-interview-absurd/

http://lithub.com/the-poet-of-paranoiamarin-amis-on-don-delillos-underworld/

https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2017/08/annie-dillards-total-eclipse/536148/

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/acts-of-faith/wp/2017/07/21/the-death-of-reading-is-threatening-the-soul/

 

IDEOLOGY, RELIGION, ++SOLIDARITY/CLASS

http://www.defenddemocracy.press/imperialism-is-alive-and-kicking-a-marxist-analysis-of-neoliberal-capitalism/

https://www.brainpickings.org/2017/07/24/albert-camus-interview-absurd/

http://portside.org/2017-08-08/are-democratic-socialists-america-real

http://understandingsociety.blogspot.com/2017/08/time-for-critical-realist-epistemology.html

VIDEO

http://www.defenddemocracy.press/imperialism-is-alive-and-kicking-a-marxist-analysis-of-neoliberal-capitalism/
http://www.washingtonsblog.com/2017/08/pulitzer-prize-winning-reporter-fbi-documents-show-seth-rich-not-russians-gave-dnc-documents-wikileaks.html
http://www.activistpost.com/2017/08/brief-history-fake-news.html
https://forbiddenknowledgetv.net/optimistic-nihilism/