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Asia’s (is)land grabs / Wikileaking US involvement in Latin America / How the drug war became a war / Independence from America’s founders / Greek debt examined / Independence addition
Youth labor advocate Rhiannon Colvin looks to the future of work and wage.
Municipal finance analyst Saqib Bhatti debunks the Detroit austerity playbook.
URL Labs’ Website Of The Week: http://www.singingwells.org/ The Singing Wells project (SWP) is a collaboration between Abubilla Music, a record label in London and Ketebul Music in Kenya, a non-profit organization committed to identifying, preserving and promoting the diverse music traditions of East Africa. You can also learn about the the 1950s field recordings by Hugh Tracey, who captured Read more
Writer and activist Arundhati Roy tells a ghost story about capitalism, caste and democracy. / Policy analyst Sarah Anderson previews a post-TPP global economic landscape.
Journalist Trudy Lieberman examines the failed promise of the Affordable Care Act. / Jeff Dorchen infiltrates Tel Aviv University’s IDEAS entertainment/tech conference.
Caste and capital / Obamacare’s failures / The urban austerity playbook / TPP victorious / The future of work and wage / TEDxIsrael
URL Labs’ Website Of The Week: http://www.abcya.com/animate.htm A pretty awesome free, online animation tool for kids… or anyone else interested in free online animation tools.
Journalist Michael Massing surveys the present and future of digital journalism. / Jeff Dorchen explains how to pass as not-racist in these baffling, fluid, racial times.
Activist Dianne Feeley reports on a foreclosure crisis that could displace a tenth of Detroit. / Civil liberties advocate Sue Udry looks beyond the Patriot Act to the end of the American surveillance state.
Technology researcher Jamie Bartlett explains what the darkest parts of the internet reveal about freedom. / Our Man in San Juan, Dave Buchen endures crisis, tourism and other hardships of tropical life.
Inside the dark net / The state of digital journalism / Toward the end of surveillance / Tourism and other crises / Detroit underwater / Reading racial fiction
URL Labs’ Website Of The Week: http://www.computerhistory.org Online home of the Computer History Museum. Lot’s of online exhibits and articles full of fun facts, like about how Lord Byron’s kid, Ada Lovelace, was really the world’s first computer geek.