[weekly linkdump, somewhat edited from my delicious]
Marine Le Pen de mort
— Patrick Frey (@patrickyfrey) January 9, 2015
#biggest news this week
Sharpening Contradictions: Why al-Qaeda attacked Satirists in Paris – “The horrific murder of the editor, cartoonists and other staff of the irreverent satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, along with two policemen, by terrorists in Paris was in my view a strategic strike, aiming at polarizing the French and European public.”
Charlie Hebdo: l’immense émotion de Patrick Pelloux – “Patrick Pelloux, urgentiste et chroniqueur à Charlie Hebdo, est venu sur notre plateau parler avec une émotion immense de ses amis tombés sous les balles des assaillants qui ont fait 12 morts et 11 blessés mercredi au siège de l’hebdomadaire.” A brave man.
366 Days – “Starting his social work as a paramedic, young Patrick soon comes into contact with patients who are all suffering from the same problem: loneliness…”
Get up stand up Bob Marley sang by Myles Kingston age 2 – Quite the struggle with them “dreads”.
The Chaos Theory – “Filmed in Bangkok, the film shows a week, my kind of week, fully emerged in Bangkok chaos.” by ludo
In Solidarity With a Free Press: Some More Blasphemous Cartoons – “To comport with this new principle for how one shows solidarity with free speech rights and a vibrant free press, we’re publishing some blasphemous and otherwise offensive cartoons about religion and their adherents:’ Let’s see how free speech you really are, to all those who said Je suis Charlie.
Cartoonists react to Charlie Hebdo-Killings (2) – René has collected more cartoons for us.
Scroll Slow. Have Fun. – Do it. It is fun.
Remembering Aaron Swartz with action: watch new, unreleased footage from “Internet’s Own Boy” – “Two years after the death of hacker, activist, and good human being Aaron Swartz, new video and a new way to bring life to his legacy of making the world a better place.”
Leaked Oscar Movie Screeners Flood Torrent Sites – “An unprecedented fast flood of leaked ‘screener’ copies of movies has hit torrent sites ahead of the official Oscar nominations announcement later this month. The latest Hobbit installment is proving most popular with over 500K downloads in the first 24 hours. None of the movies comes from a traditional ‘scene’ source.”
Some notes on winter blues – “Every day has fewer hours of sunshine, the skies are getting greyer and darker on the northern hemisphere. Quite a few people are mentally affected by winter: longer periods of low energy, bad mood and/or feeling depressed.”
Klein vs. Klein – “This Changes Everything is a book capacious enough to allow Naomi Klein two positions at once. But a real climate-justice movement will at some point have to make
Exclusive: Prosecutor in ‘Serial’ Case Goes on the Record – For those of us who first got hooked and then started to hate Serial, here’s the beef.
23 Heartbreaking Cartoons From Artists Responding To The Charlie Hebdo Shooting – ” Cartoonists from all over the world mourn in the wake of a Paris shooting that killed as many as 12 people, many of whom are members of Charlie Hebdo.”
The apocalypse will be live: CNN’s mythical end of the world video is real – “The video posted to a Gawker Media blog by a former network intern has been verified by numerous sources and was to be held ‘till end of world confirmed’”
Radical new economic system will emerge from collapse of capitalism – “We are seeing the final triumph of capitalism followed by its exit off the world stage and the entrance of the collaborative commons” – Rifkin
Top 10 DJ Food Kraftwerk covers from Tsugi magazine – In English
Ausgelacht!? Karikaturen und Pressefreiheit – “Cabu, Charb, Tignous, Wolinski: vier Zeichner von Charlie Hebdo sind bei dem Attentat auf den Sitz des Satiremagazins in Paris getötet worden. Wie ist es weltweit um die Meinungsfreiheit von Karikaturisten bestellt?”
Digitale Verschwörungsfreunde erklären Charlie Hebdo-Attentat zu False-Flag-Fake – “Wir gehen auch davon aus, dass die Geschichte in Paris Geheimdiensthintergrund hat.” Genau, ich habe mir bereits überlegt was wohl die Verschwörungstheoretiker diesmal wursteln.