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James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket

Posted on August 26 2013 by secret santa

James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/americanmasters/episodes/james-baldwin/film-james-baldwin-the-price-of-the-ticket/2632/ "James Baldwin tells his own story in this emotional portrait. Using rarely-seen archival footage from nine different countries, the film melds...

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LOVEINT: When NSA officers stalk love interests

Posted on August 25 2013 by secret santa

LOVEINT: When NSA officers stalk love interests

http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2013/08/23/nsa-officers-sometimes-spy-on-love-interests/ "The practice isn’t frequent — one official estimated a handful of cases in the last decade — but it’s common enough to garner its own spycraft label: LOVEINT.Spy agencies...

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Is It Nuts to Give to the Poor Without Strings Attached?

Posted on August 25 2013 by secret santa

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/18/magazine/is-it-nuts-to-give-to-the-poor-without-strings-attached.html "In the past decade it has become increasingly common to give money right to the very poor. After Mexico’s economic crisis in the mid-1990s, Santiago...

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People’s Power in the Philippines

Posted on August 25 2013 by secret santa

People’s Power in the Philippines

http://whiterosereader.org/2013/07/21/a-review-of-unknown-asian-uprisings-volume-2/ "In keeping with this positive affect—and presenting a prime example of the radical power of the subordinated—Katsiaficas opens his series of case studies with consideration...

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Tombs confirm women ruled Peru

Posted on August 25 2013 by secret santa

Tombs confirm women ruled Peru

http://phys.org/news/2013-08-tomb-powerful-women-peru.html "It is the eighth priestess to be discovered," he added. "Our excavations have only turned up tombs with women, never men. Accompanying the priestess are bodies of five children, two of them babies,...

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The Antics Roadshow - Banksy

Posted on August 24 2013 by secret santa

The Antics Roadshow - Banksy

"The Antics Roadshow" charts the history of public bad behaviour, from anarchists and activists to attention seeking eccentrics. The hour-long special recounts the stories behind some of the most audacious stunts of recent times and what motivates the...

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Glass-Steagall : The Morgans vs. the Rockefellers

Posted on August 23 2013 by secret santa

http://marginalrevolution.com/marginalrevolution/2013/08/raising-rivals-costs-and-reform-in-the-public-interest.html "Matt Yglesias draws some interesting lessons and hope (!) from my paper on The Separation of Commerical and Investment Banking: The Morgans...

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In Hong Kong, Hyper-Inflation Spooks the Spirit World

Posted on August 23 2013 by secret santa

In Hong Kong, Hyper-Inflation Spooks the Spirit World

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323455104579016203011548912.html "For hundreds of years, Chinese have burned stacks of so-called "ghost money" for their ancestors to help ensure their comfort in the afterlife. Traditionally, paper money...

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Hakim Bey - The Tong

Posted on August 23 2013 by secret santa

Hakim Bey - The Tong

Feb. 6, 1993 Here is a video that includes the best of this legendary show from 1993. The roster includes; Hakim Bey, Robert Anton Wilson, Nick Herbert, Rob Brezsny and Joseph Matheny.

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Study: To The Human Brain, Me Is We

Posted on August 23 2013 by secret santa

http://www.forbes.com/sites/daviddisalvo/2013/08/22/study-to-the-human-brain-me-is-we/ "A new study from University of Virginia researchers supports a finding that’s been gaining science-fueled momentum in recent years: the human brain is wired to connect...

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