White House Website Draws Petition To End All Petitions NPR by Gene Demby, December 31, 2012 But Jarvis, a journalist, author, professor, media critic and Buzz Machine blogger, thinks the project is just […]
Nota Bene #124: I'm a Doctor, Not an Engineer
“I don’t believe in this fairy tale of staying together for ever. Ten years with somebody is enough.” Who said it?
Nota Bene #122: OWStanding
“When I lie on the beach there naked, which I do sometimes, and I feel the wind coming over me and I see the stars up above and I am looking into […]
The political participation death spiral (by Paul Szep)
Zuckerberg is not your savior
After the Iranian elections, the Department of State formally asked Twitter to postpone scheduled maintenance so that Iranian activists could continue to tweet each other and the outside world. The internet will, […]
Nota Bene #116: Long Live Elena Pavlichenko
“I think women rule the world and that no man has ever done anything that a woman either hasn’t allowed him to do or encouraged him to do.” Who said it?
Nota Bene #102: Dancing Limbaughs
“What they really want to see is, they want you to chop your fucking arm off, hold up your arm, wave it around spewing blood, and believe me, if you did that, […]
Nota Bene #99: Heed the Peace Gnome
“You just pick up a chord, go twang, and you’ve got music.” Who said it?
What Monckton's AFP event would have looked like if real Nazis had invaded instead of nonviolent climate activists
Last week, Lord Christopher Monckton accused a group of young climate activists who invaded an Americans for Prosperity (AFP) event where he was speaking of being “Hitler Youth” three times – twice […]
Lord Monckton labels climate activists "Hitler youth"
Americans for Prosperity (AFP) hosted a speech by Christopher Lord Monckton, a UK climate disruption denier, at Copenhagen yesterday. According to a report on the event at It’sGettingHotInHere.org, there were only five […]