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[weekly linkdump, somewhat edited from my diigo]


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DJ Shadow feat. Run The Jewels – Nobody Speak (Official Video) – “We wanted to make a positive, life-affirming video that captures politicians at their election-year best. We got this instead”

Zoë Quinn on Life Since Gamergate and Her Erotic New Video Game – “Quinn also opens up about depression, her relationship with video games, and life since Gamergate—the online movement that targeted her in 2014 after a jilted ex-boyfriend wrote a blog post inaccurately suggested that she received favorable coverage for her indie game Depression Quest after sleeping with a journalist.”

In Aeternam Vale & Kerri LeBon – Hiding Love – “stippling > the creation of patterns simulating varying degrees of solidity or shading by using small dots”

Professor Brian Cox explains climate science to denier Australian Senator Malcolm Roberts – “Australian Senator Malcolm Roberts claims NASA has corrupted data, there is no empirical evidence that humans are causing global warming and the climate models are wrong.”

Flea & Koko [The Gorilla Foundation] – “My sweet and true friend Koko rocks a flea bass like it ain’t nuthin – FLEA”


Conspiracy central: the activists painting Clinton as a sick, terrorist-friendly killer – “Hillary Clinton is a psychotic murderer who suffers from syphilis and is months away from death, and her chief of staff is a secret Muslim terrorist – at least according to some parts of the internet.”

George Carlin – Rats & Squealers – “Even God hates a rat.”

Rage mounts against pharma corp. that jacked cost of life-saving EpiPen by 400% – “Even infamous Martin Shkreli called price-hiking drug makers “vultures.””

Mylan CEO raises price of EpiPens over 400% in 9 years, is rewarded with 671% raise – “The head of the pharmaceutical company that makes EpiPens raised the price of the life-saving device by over 400%. She was rewarded with a 671% raise. ” Asshole capitalism.

Native Women Block Bulldozer at Dakota Access Pipeline Defense – “We do this for the next seven generations”

Abu Zubaydah, Tortured Guantánamo Detainee, Makes Case for Release – “At various times, he was subjected to the other so-called enhanced interrogation techniques: confined in a cramped box, kept awake for many days, exposed to cold, shackled in uncomfortable positions and slammed into a wall.”

How Things Work – “And so Gawker’s demise turns out to be the ultimate Gawker story. It shows how things work.”

This 25-Year-Old Cancer Patient Is Live Blogging His Death – “Hello, my name is Dmitrij Panov and I’m going to die soon. It may sound strange, but that’s how it is.”


Wie der Kapitalismus ist das Internet zu einer totalitären Existenz geworden, ohne ein Ausserhalb, ohne Alternative, ohne Ende. – “Bei Aufständen kappen totalitäre Regimes meist den Zugang zum Internet. Aber auch in vermeintlich freien Gesellschaften verschwindet das Internet immer weiter in unsere Lebenswelt hinein.”

Abmahnbeantworter – “Erzeugen Sie mit diesem Schriftsatz-Generator in fünf Schritten ein Antwortschreiben, das die abmahnende Kanzlei über die Unrechtmäßigkeit der Abmahnung in Kenntnis setzt.”

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