From the monthly archives:

December 2009

Whole lotta lynx

December 31, 2009

PhD Comix

Kulcha Round-up

Betsy Blair, comsymp

Federal government muffs another one

Whining Joe Klein

Invisible Inkling

Prison Health and Our Community: A Public Health Investigation

Pew, that decade STANK

Steve Outing, Welcome to Elba

Jim Long on the Verge of Something New

John Siracusa, the Ars in Arstechnica

Community Supported Journalism

Public Knowledge

Progressive Change Campaign

Can you believe those murderous swine were acquitted in federal court?

How dreary is local news then?

The young Pol Pot… such a nice looking boy…

Herrera

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Happy Pew Year

December 30, 2009

Once again the Pew Internet and American Life Project gives us netizens a chance to share perspectives on the evolving nature of cyberspace, the future of the Internet connected world. Now, at the end of 2009, they are asking for answers to survey questions that reflect our vision for 2020. Today, Ronni Bennett shares a question about the techno effects on reading and provides the access code for the survey should you wish to participate.

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Let them eat cake

December 29, 2009

Scott and Julie Trautman and their three kids live on a family farm about ten or twelve miles from Madison, near Stoughton. Factory farming interests have been destroying family farms in Wisconsin since World War II. Family farming as a way of life is being swamped by corporate control of the market, corporate influence in [...]

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The Making of an Elder Culture

December 27, 2009

Forty years ago, pop sociologist Theodore Roszak tried to explain a dominant meme of the sixties with his book The Making of a Counter Culture. The tag “counter culture” was widely adopted in the media and served as a convenient label to bound a set of activities that went against the grain of the values [...]

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Obama and the Insane Clown Posse

December 18, 2009

Eric Holder owes America a special prosecutor. We need to bring charges against Bush, Cheney, and their willing accomplices. (That would be you, Hate Radio pundits; and you, PNAC; and sadly lots of others.) President Obama shows no inclination to get the mess sorted out. In fact he seems to enjoy the cluttered agenda, the [...]

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New Year Revolution

December 17, 2009

President Obama has had a year to set things right, and outside my window there are not yet fields of wild flowers in dappled sunlight beneath rainbows with unicorns frolicking. In fact, not much has changed. I could say I told you so, but of course I didn’t tell anybody so. In 2008, the prospect [...]

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