The conviction of the Irvine 11 is a testament to the degree that Islamophobia...– Electronic Intifada on the Irvine 11 They’re being punished for calling out a supporter of war crimes. Amazing. If it had been Ahmadinejad, they would be hailed as heroes. Since it was the Israeli ambassador, it’s hate speech.
UC President addresses anti-Semitic/Israeli... →
In sum, when Muslims students do it, it’s hate speech. When Jewish students do it, it’s protected speech.
About half of all prisoners are black, and about a fifth are latino, even though...– Peter Gelderloos (The Many Prisoners of America’s Security State)
History of the Web Through Photos →
It’s a series of images showing the development of the web and web design. Pretty cool. (Source http://www.reddit.com/r/web_design/comments/kqsbx/screenshots_of_early_world_wide_web/)
Europe v Facebook: Messages →
As many as 15 percent of freshmen at America’s top schools are white students...– Ten myths about affirmative action (via linzyxxxxx) well well well look at that. (via piddlebucket) OH HEY OH HEY COLLEGE REPUBLICANS/YAF OH HEY WOULD YA LOOK AT THIS (via viviopsis)
Study: Watching "16 and Pregnant" Makes Americans... →
akagoldfish: supcakes: Yeah never thought I’d feel really happy about the consequences of an MTV reality show. And here I thought that show was a damage to the culture.
At random 100 police cars will swarm an area just to display force. Cops will...– 60 Minutes on changes to NYC police since 9/11
Kelly’s intelligence unit has built a video library of … 700 of New...– 60 Minutes on the NYC police security since 9/11
It is nearly impossible to walk a block in downtown Manhattan without being on...– 60 Minutes report on NYC’s “safety” upgrades since 9/11 Next time an American points out how socialist some other country is, remember this.
let's give it back to the squares: BOOK REVIEW:... →
akagoldfish: originally posted last spring as a response to another post about Hedges’ work I just finished Hedges’ book a week or so ago and it is utterly depressing. A lot of his material is stuff that will be familiar to most radical progressive readers (and not be a huge shock to the moderate’s system),… Very good review. This summarizes some of what I’ve thought about Hedges...
alright which one of yall fucks uses twitter, I...
gravewisdom: Pax always posts cool shit from twitter and I am jealous. http://twitter.com/#!/gravewisdom side note, who can speed teach me how this technology works. You need to follow people. @Ggreenwald is Glenn Greenwald. @Cnn is cnn. @breakingnews is a breaking news site. When you follow people, you can retweet stuff (like reblogging). You can also post your own content. Over time,...