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by bobswern
Comment Count 22 comments on Sun May 17, 2015 at 02:27 PM PDT with 58 Recommends
By Charlotte María Sáenz, Other Worlds November 11, 2014 Ayotzinapa’s Uncomfortable Dead[1] Vivos se los llevaron y vivos los queremos. “Alive, they were taken, and alive we want them back,��
by Bev Bell
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Nov 11, 2014 at 09:05 AM PST with 5 Recommends
A truly powerful video...it really is must-see t.v. for every social activist in this country... [http://youtu.be/pcSlowAhvUk Glenn Greenwald: Why Privacy Matters] Glenn Greenwald TED Talk Rio ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 94 comments on Mon Oct 13, 2014 at 12:41 AM PDT with 117 Recommends
I was prepping a post about the Wednesday afternoon [http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/11/us/police-block-highway-protest-over-ferguson-mo-shooting.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&version=...
by bobswern
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed Sep 10, 2014 at 11:28 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
Good morning, readers and book lovers! Unlike last week, when we enjoyed the great treat of an actual diary contributed by one of our members, this week no one has stepped up to contribute one. We ...
by Diana in NoVa
Comment Count 61 comments on Fri Sep 05, 2014 at 05:00 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
It's all about " status quo privilege"... [http://www.emptywheel.net/2014/07/07/fbi-disclaims-material-support-for-terrorism-prosecutions-for-white-people/ FBI Disclaims Material Support for ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 32 comments on Mon Jul 07, 2014 at 10:17 AM PDT with 38 Recommends
More on "embracing the suck," from Wired , on Thursday… [http://www.wired.com/wiredenterprise/2013/12/facebook-yann-lecun-qa/ Facebook’s ‘Deep Learning’ Guru Reveals the Future of AI] By ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 92 comments on Mon Dec 16, 2013 at 05:24 PM PST with 42 Recommends
(NOTE: Diarist has received written authorization from Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers to republish their work in its entirety for the benefit of the Daily Kos community.) [http://truth-out.org/...
by bobswern
Comment Count 43 comments on Thu Nov 07, 2013 at 10:38 AM PST with 62 Recommends
(NOTE: Diarist has received written authorization from Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers to republish their work in its entirety for the benefit of the Daily Kos community.) [http://www.truth-out....
by bobswern
Comment Count 149 comments on Wed Sep 25, 2013 at 11:02 AM PDT with 312 Recommends
Less than 72 hours ago, I published these two posts within this community: “[http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/09/17/1239396/-New-ACLU-Report-Asks-Gov-t-To-Rein-In-FBI-s-Massive-Ethnic-Racial-...
by bobswern
Comment Count 86 comments on Fri Sep 20, 2013 at 01:07 AM PDT with 196 Recommends
A very, very big hat-tip to the folks over at Naked Capitalism for turning me onto: a powerful new, short (32-minute) documentary on our surveillance state from Journeyman Pictures, titled: “[http:/
by bobswern
Comment Count 48 comments on Tue May 28, 2013 at 09:39 PM PDT with 75 Recommends
If you’ve been following the myriad stories regarding our ever-increasing surveillance state and our government’s deliberate and massive suppression of virtually all forms of social activism and ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 414 comments on Thu Apr 04, 2013 at 12:38 PM PDT with 341 Recommends
During the last couple of weeks I've been working 12+ hour days on a couple of projects since like anybody else, I have to work to make a living. As I gave RP a break from organizing the (peaceful) ...
by Ray Pensador
Comment Count 21 comments on Thu Apr 04, 2013 at 11:43 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
As part of my social justice and anti-corruption activism, I often use bold language in many of my diaries, stating that our government institutions are corrupt to the core, which to me is a self-...
by Ray Pensador
Comment Count 14 comments on Thu Mar 14, 2013 at 12:27 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
As the country continues its fast downward spiral into becoming a plutocratic Banana Republic, a large segment of the population continues to believe that the we still have a functional political ...
by Ray Pensador
Comment Count 16 comments on Sun Mar 10, 2013 at 01:58 AM PST with 37 Recommends
It's about 11:05 A.M. here in the San Francisco Bay Area as I write this. It's a beautiful day, with blue skies, and a cool 55° F. My wife and I just came back from one of our favorite places we ...
by Ray Pensador
Comment Count 12 comments on Sat Mar 09, 2013 at 01:06 PM PST with 28 Recommends
The billionaires-funded groups , including the NRA, ALEC, corporate media conglomerates, think tanks, and astroturf "grassroots" organizations are destroying he fabric of the country. The effects ...
by Ray Pensador
Comment Count 10 comments on Sat Mar 02, 2013 at 08:56 PM PST with 12 Recommends
If you're reading these words, then the title of the diary, which I admit is very ambitious, got your attention. So now my job is to deliver on it. You'll be the final judge on whether I'm ...
by Ray Pensador
Comment Count 32 comments on Thu Feb 28, 2013 at 09:28 AM PST with 10 Recommends
I believe we have the answers to address the biggest challenges in society. But the power structure is preventing us from taking a common sense approach to basic issues, including economic activity,
by Ray Pensador
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Feb 22, 2013 at 01:19 PM PST with 7 Recommends
Intelligent human beings have an internal moral compass that operates based on instincts. It is true that culture, nurturing, education and socialization have a great impact on our behavior and ...
by Ray Pensador
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Feb 18, 2013 at 06:07 PM PST with 7 Recommends