829: Supply Chains Shows

Slavery jumpstarts American capitalism / Profiling Palestinian resistance / Walking away from war / Microbrew macroeconomics / PLUS: Fracking the public and Torturing Cheney logic

Spacey Website of the Week

URL Labs’ Website Of The Week: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/next/ NOVA’s science journalism website.

828: Más Kapital Shows

828

Islamic State’s modern rise / Post-capitalist progress / PLUS: Finding Ferguson in Brazil, Harvesting opium in Afghanistan, Third World First World problems and the Give/get conundrum.

Chuck’s End of Year Favorite Book List! Announcements

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This holiday season Chuck is celebrating the gift of literacy by holding his favorite books of 2014 right up to his face, which is how he has to read things because he’s blind. We all have our hardships, but if one of yours is not having any books to read, then see below:   Steve Read more

827: Let’s Break a Deal Shows

827

Political corruption in public life / Private security carves up Detroit / Obama’s Trans-Pacific partners / The future of labor. PLUS: Militarizing Vermont, Deflating Ohio and Game of musical thrones

This trope is crazy enough it just might work! Website of the Week

URL Labs’ Website Of The Week: http://tvtropes.org/ Website quote:  ”What is this about? This wiki is a catalog of the tricks of the trade for writing fiction.” It’s also entertaining and addictive.  And it is where I first learned about Kaiju and lots of other tropes like Rule of Cool and Helicopter Flyswatter.  

I got your big data right here… Website of the Week

URL Labs’ Website Of The Week: http://openwebanalytics.com “Open Web Analytics (OWA) is open source web analytics software that you can use to track and analyze how people use your websites and applications.”

825: Jail House Lock Shows

825

ISIS vs WWI / Escaping America’s prisons / PLUS: Ebola wins a midterm election, Updating the envy docket, and What everyone else did wrong last Tuesday.