Americans arrested taking children out of Haiti -... →
By the end of the week CYNICISM ABOUNDS.
At Tampa town hall, Obama confirms that “peace”... →
Says Assia Boundaoui of Worldview via FB, “At first I was disillusioned. I’m now entirely resigned to the fact that this President’s stance on the Palestinian issue will be as impotent as that of his predecessors… No hope, no change, lotta bullshit”
Guilty Verdict in Abortion Doctor’s Murder -... →
Scott Roeder should have been tried as a terrorist.
Protesters call for Blair to face war crimes... →
Fiction: Hapworth 16, 1924 : The New Yorker →
Samizdat no more.
The Dangerous Desire to Adopt Haitian Babies |... →
Breakdown of the ignorance and selfishness that clouds the judgments of some adoptive parents, written by a mother of adopted and foster kids. Americans are hungry for poor, black babies! NOW! Airlift them!
I’m not saying I’m able to work consistently out of the premise, but it seems...– David Foster Wallace (via theoreticallyso)
How to grow a pineapple that you can eat from a... →
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I’ve Got Two Black Friends | Chicago Sketchfest, Brian Babylon on claps
Huffington Post | The Speech I Had Hoped To Hear... →
By Daniel Cluchey, Harvard Law Student, smarty pants Lib, and graduate of the Bet Ha’am Confirmation Class of ‘02. Right on, bro.
National Enquirer submitting John Edwards coverage... →
The Vice Guide Guide to Liberia, Part 1 of 8 Part 3 is out today. American Colonialism… it hurts. (via gfuller)
Democracy Now | Haitian Feminist Leader Myriam Merlet (1953-2010) “Myriam Merlet was the Chief of Staff of the Haitian Ministry of Women and an outspoken feminist who helped draw international attention to the use of rape as a political weapon.”
i have to get off the internet it is slowly killing me– Ms. Walsh
Portland man charged in fox urine attack →
Sometimes the service at the Front Room is so crappy it makes me want to spray fox urine on people. I can imagine working there would increase the desire exponentially.
Israel tries to silence political protest, critics... →
Since June, Israel has arrested almost three dozen villagers, mostly during night raids on the village, organizers say. More than 100 have been arrested in Naalin, including 16 in the past month. Schoolteacher Abdullah Abu Rahmeh, a leader of the Bilin protests, has been held since last month on charges of incitement and weapons possession - the latter stemming from spent Israeli tear gas...
Matt Taibbi Translates David Brooks →
“Not many writers would have the courage to use a tragic event like a 50,000-fatality earthquake to volubly address the problem of nonwhite laziness and why it sometimes makes natural disasters seem timely, but then again, David Brooks isn’t just any writer.”
Haitians in U.S. can apply for protected status -... →
Good idea, Janet.
Ghost Signs : Traces of Chicago's History →
Fading and irrelevant painted ads and signs in Chicago. Click on your hood and find out what you’ve missed the past fifty years.
Vocalo Daily Snippet: An Apology worth more than... →
I hope that I never hate someone this much and that I am never so hideous a human to do these things.
Three Approved GMO's Linked to Organ Damage →
Update for Sanity's sake
Reblogged for the glory of that self-portrait, but also for this line, which is SO TRUE: “Funny how all of this nice stuff appears long after I’ve moved out.” pissedatu: I love being back at my parents house. Even though they now live in Portsmouth instead of Portland, their new house is amazing. I have a jacuzzi tub in my private bathroom. They have the liquor cabinet of my...
Andy Boyd, the most recent YouthCast feature,...
Freelance writing's unfortunate new model -... →
An estimated 31,000 writers, editors and others have been jettisoned by newspapers in just the last two years… Seasoned professionals have seen their income drop by 50% or more as publishers fill the Web’s seemingly limitless news hole, drawing on the ever-expanding rank of under-employed writers.
Christopher would like to add some FACTS and OPINIONS to the below photo: supposedly camus had planned to return to paris via train, but was dissuaded and rode with his buddy in the vega instead. in his coat pocket was the return train ticket. ah the absurd.
The Gawker Guide to a Journalism Career, 2010... →
No mention of radio… Who’s behind the times now, Gawker?