[weekly linkdump, somewhat edited from my delicious]
There can't be a more corrupt, deplorable organisation on earth than FIFA. The house of cards is falling. Time for change!
— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) May 27, 2015
#biggest news this week
Ist Sepp noch Chef? – the single-serving site we have all been thinking of creating.
Emory Douglas: The Art of The Black Panthers – “Emory Douglas was the Revolutionary Artist and Minister of Culture for the Black Panther Party. Through archival footage and conversations with Emory we share his story, alongside the rise and fall of the Panthers. He used his art as a weapon in the Black Panther Party’s struggle for civil rights and today Emory continues to give a voice to the voiceless.”
Musicless Musicvideo / RIHANNA – Stay (without Mikky Ekko) – “-created for parody purposes.”
The Hypocrisy of the Internet Journalist – “I’m selling you out as hard as I can, and I’m sorry.”
What You Call Depression – “”Have you lost interest in activities you once enjoyed?” They say it like losing interest is a bad thing. But what if the truth is that those activities were always stupid, meaningless, and destructive? What if I am getting closer to a higher truth?”
Apparently Noise Makes You Fat – “Noise pollution: According to researchers, exposure to noise—especially a combination of road, rail, and airplane traffic noise—can add inches to your waistline.”
Why Baltimore Blew Up – “It wasn’t just the killing of Freddie Gray. Inside the complex legal infrastructure that encourages — and covers up — police violence”
How to turn a liberal hipster into a capitalist tyrant in one evening – “A new play, World Factory, asks the audience to run a clothing factory in China – and even the creators have been surprised at how people have behaved”
This Piece of Meat Just Swiped Right – All you need to know about tinder in one animated GIF.
Why Are You Still Washing Your Clothes In Warm Water? – “If every Las Vegas household switched to cold washing for an entire year, the amount of energy saved could power its famous Strip for nearly a week. If every household across the U.S. switched to cold water for an entire year, that would save the same amount of energy produced by the Hoover Dam in 20 months.”
Protesters Hit Coney Island to Remind Beach-Goers About Our War on Black People – “While President Obama was saluting the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery on Memorial Day, a group of protesters in New York sought to honor Americans who died in a very different kind of battle — victims of police brutality.”
A Great Injustice – “A Great Injustice is a synthesis of art and long form data journalism. Accompanying this article is an installation that lets the readers experience the story in a new way.”