Category Archive: Quotes and Links

Apr 23

Questlove on How Hip-Hop Failed Black America — Vulture

http://www.vulture.com/2014/04/questlove-on-how-hip-hop-failed-black-america.html

Apr 23

Introducing AISight: The slightly scary CCTV network completely run by AI | ITProPortal.com

http://www.itproportal.com/2014/04/16/aisight-the-surveillance-network-completely-run-by-ai/#ixzz2zciNYE8m

Apr 23

Italy: US Empire’s Mediterranean launchpad

http://rt.com/op-edge/us-italy-launch-pad-empire-613/

Apr 23

Disappearance of MH 370 flight: The trillion dollar question to the US and its intelligence services

http://rt.com/op-edge/disappearance-malaysian-airlines-flight-373/

Apr 23

Students’ choice Snowden takes up post as Glasgow University rector

http://rt.com/news/154308-snowden-glasgow-university-rector/

Apr 23

Article: #myNYPD Twitter call-out backfires for New York police department

When the New York police department invited people to tweet pictures of their dealings with “New York’s finest” with the hashtag #myNYPD, what could possibly go wrong? The attempt at public outreach, however, backfired spectacularly when users flooded Twitter with hundreds of photos of police brutality during Occupy Wall Street, one of an 84-year-old man …

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Apr 23

The True NYC: Unaffordable For Regular People: Make Under $40K? Good Luck Renting An Apartment In NYC

According to the report, the median rent in New York City rose by 75 percent from 2000 to 2012, but thanks to two recessions, incomes actually declined during that period. Newly hip neighborhoods like Williamsburg, Greenpoint, Fort Greene and Bushwick saw average rent increases of over 50 percent, which is probably not that shocking—Williamsburg and …

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Apr 23

Article: Economic Inequality: Another Answer

Here is one perspective on what the future has in store for us: We have already returned to the levels of income inequality of the 1920s, and the concentration of wealth is heading toward the ratios of the 1890s. The social relations of the future, writes Piketty could resemble Jane Austen’s world, in which a …

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Apr 23

Article: The Failure of the Ukraine De-Escalation Agreement

The Failure of the Ukraine De-Escalation Agreement http://www.counterpunch.org/2014/04/23/the-failure-of-the-ukraine-de-escalation-agreement/

Apr 23

Article: Putin’s Dilemma

Putin’s Dilemma http://www.counterpunch.org/2014/04/23/putins-dilemma/

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