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[weekly linkdump, somewhat edited from my diigo]


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Trump, Putin and the Pipelines to Nowhere – “You can’t understand what’s going on with Trump unless you understand the oil industry… and you can’t understand the oil industry without understanding climate change.”

#watch and

ZüriWest – Schatteboxe

ZüriWest – Schachtar gäge Gent – “Video: Produktion & Regie: Caspar Martig”

“No Regrets” Organizer calls for more militant protests – “Yvette Felarca with the group “By Any Means Necessary” defends violence at UC Berkeley protest – says it should be the model for how the movement needs to take things in the future.”

Sean Spicer Press Conference – SNL – “White House press secretary Sean Spicer (Melissa McCarthy) and secretary of education nominee Betsy DeVos (Kate McKinnon) take questions from the press (Bobby Moynihan, Kristen Stewart, Cecily Strong, Vanessa Bayer, Alex Moffat, Mikey Day).”


Am I Imagining This? | Roger Cohen – “Fact-based journalism is a ridiculous, tautological phrase. It’s like talking about oxygen-based human life. There is no other kind. Facts are journalism’s foundation; the pursuit of them, without fear or favor, is its main objective.”

Meet the Muslim woman who’s become the face of anti-Trump resistance – “I’ve always felt that need to speak out because I’m a human being.”

Museum shuts down Shia LaBeouf’s anti-Trump exhibit – “A Queens museum said Friday it is shuttering its controversial anti-President Trump exhibit dreamed up by actor Shia LaBeouf, conceding that the installation has become a “flashpoint for violence,””

Trump speech copy edited – “Our copy editor Andrew Boynton revises some recent remarks by Donald Trump.”

Minifig Pussyhat – “This LEGO® minifig compatible Pussyhat celebrates the millions that joined the Women’s March in Washington, D.C., and around the world on January 21, 2017. “The Pussyhat Project is a movement, not just a moment.” Print a Pussyhat and create a Women’s March minifig to display as reminder of the fight for women’s rights and equality.”

Kiev exhibition that questioned the results of Maidan revolution vandalised – “Over a dozen masked assailants raided an exhibition at Kiev’s Visual Culture Research Center on Tuesday, 7 February, and vandalised an exhibition that questioned the achievements of Ukraine’s 2014 Maidan revolution.”

Every Insult the Left Uses to Troll Conservatives, Explained – “Come up from the basement to learn about these insults, and there might just be some tendies in it for you.”

Government by white nationalism is upon us. – “It’s not just rhetoric anymore. It’s a political program that could set American democracy back 150 years.”

FREE DESIGN: LIES | Steve Lambert – “Near where I live, the fans of conspiracies and Republican demagoguery have put stickers on the guard rails of our highway off-ramps. That inspired me to design these stickers.”

‘Become a suicide bomber’ posters appear across London – “Some people have seen this as an attack on the sailors, but what I’m actually attacking is the military apparatus which is prepared to sacrifice sailors lives and actually destroy the world if Britain were to lose a war.”

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren reading the Coretta Scott King letter – “During the debate on whether to make Jeff Sessions the next Attorney General, I tried to read a letter from Coretta Scott King on the floor of the Senate. The letter, from 30 years ago, urged the Senate to reject the nomination of Jeff Sessions to a federal judgeship.”

“21 things that President Trump says make a “bing” sound – Puppets?

David Axelrod Interview with DK on Solid Steel 02/07/2001 – “Brilliant interview with the now legendary David Axelrod by DK on Solid Steel from 2001, around the time Mo’Wax released an album of his work. Backed with a whole bunch of his records, and records that sampled him. Essential listening!”

Who Are the Anarchists? : Why Resistance Is Coming from Below – “Anarchists are among the only ones offering a clear vision of another way of living.”

Prof: “Can you sue the President based on his tweets? We’re about to find out” – “What makes the ACLU proposed class action lawsuit remarkable is its creative use of President Donald Trump’s tweets against him.”

Climate Change Is Giving Us ‘Pre-Traumatic Stress’ – “Scientists on the front lines are speaking out about how their climate data drives despair, but these emotions may also be the most potent force for change. ”


Trump Campaign CEO Once Worked for a World of Warcraft Marketplace – “Stephen Bannon’s company sold virtual gold to gamers for real money.”


Das Gerede von der #Revolution – “Alle reden von der Revolution. Während die Linke allerdings nicht mehr so recht weiss, was sie mit dem Begriff anfangen soll, gefällt sich die Rechte in zumindest verbalem Radikalismus. Einen positiven Entwurf für die Zukunft hat sie allerdings nicht zu bieten.”

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