Archive for September, 2015

September 30, 2015

Re-learning the Land: A Story of Red Crow College

Deep Green Resistance News Service

Source: Re-learning the Land: A Story of Red Crow College

September 29, 2015

Drug War Crumbling: Oregon Begins Expunging Marijuana Convictions | The Free Thought Project

Oregon takes the next step in marijuana legalization and allows for those with prior offenses to have their records expunged.

Source: Drug War Crumbling: Oregon Begins Expunging Marijuana Convictions | The Free Thought Project

September 29, 2015

We Are In Desperate Need of Improved Media Literacy | Atheist Revolution

Source: We Are In Desperate Need of Improved Media Literacy | Atheist Revolution

September 28, 2015

“John Horgan Carrying Stephen Hawking in His Arms.” A Poem – Cross-Check – Scientific American Blog Network

A poet describes journalist John Horgan’s encounter with Stephen Hawking.

Source: “John Horgan Carrying Stephen Hawking in His Arms.” A Poem – Cross-Check – Scientific American Blog Network

September 26, 2015

The 1 Percent’s Houses Are Getting Bigger and Swankier While Average Americans Struggle To Make Rent – In These Times

For a view of the inefficiencies of the free market, there’s no clearer view than the U.S. housing market, where there are as many as 29 empty homes for every homeless person.

Source: The 1 Percent’s Houses Are Getting Bigger and Swankier While Average Americans Struggle To Make Rent – In These Times

September 26, 2015

From Hashtag to Strategy: The Growing Pains of Black Lives Matter – In These Times

Movement activists discuss strategy and tactics in #BlackLivesMatter.

Source: From Hashtag to Strategy: The Growing Pains of Black Lives Matter – In These Times

September 24, 2015

The Baloney Detection Kit: Carl Sagan’s Rules for Bullshit-Busting and Critical Thinking | Brain Pickings

Necessary cognitive fortification against propaganda, pseudoscience, and general falsehood.

Source: The Baloney Detection Kit: Carl Sagan’s Rules for Bullshit-Busting and Critical Thinking | Brain Pickings

September 22, 2015

Coming This Fall: A Brother’s Search for the Truth About the Lockerbie Bombing | My Brother’s Bomber | FRONTLINE | PBS

Watch a sneak peek of FRONTLINE’s season premiere, “My Brother’s Bomber” — a three-part series beginning Sept. 29.

Source: Coming This Fall: A Brother’s Search for the Truth About the Lockerbie Bombing | My Brother’s Bomber | FRONTLINE | PBS

September 21, 2015

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read | Brain Pickings

How to “glean profound insight into most of what has driven the history of the western world.”

Source: Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read | Brain Pickings

September 20, 2015

Coca-Cola Says IRS Is Demanding $3.3 Billion in Taxes Following Audit – Bloomberg Business

Coca-Cola Co. received notice from the Internal Revenue Service that it owes about $3.3 billion in extra taxes, plus interest, becoming the latest global company to clash with the agency over profits booked in foreign countries.

Source: Coca-Cola Says IRS Is Demanding $3.3 Billion in Taxes Following Audit – Bloomberg Business