News – 06/05/2013

Democracy Now: Bradley Manning Trial: WikiLeaks Lawyer Sees Spurious “Enemy” Claims & Bid to Scare Whistleblowers The military trial of Army whistleblower Bradley Manning at Fort Meade, Maryland, began Monday with the defense and prosecution presenting starkly contrasting accounts. Related: I am Bradley Manning (video teaser): high profile americans take to youtube to back Nobel … Continue reading

News – 06/04/2013

Turkey: the triple strike that could change everything by Jerome Roos on June 4, 2013 Related: What is happening in Istanbul – a Turkish blogger RT: ‘I thought I’d die’: Turkish police brutality shocks & enrages protesters video: Brandon Mitchener: GMO leaving Europe Brandon Mitchener, Public Affairs Lead for Monsanto Europe explains the reasons for … Continue reading

News – 06/03/2013

Democracy Now: Bradley Manning Trial: After 3 Years, Army Whistleblower Begins Court-Martial Shrouded in Secrecy by Amy Goodman – June 3rd 2013 Read More Related: Al Jazeera: US soldier goes on trial over security leaks NY Times: WikiLeaks Source Put Soldiers at Risk, Prosecutor Says RT: Secrecy Cult: ‘Manning leaked less than 1% of classified … Continue reading

People over Profits

prof·it /ˈpräfit/ Noun A financial gain, esp. the difference between the amount earned and the amount spent in buying, operating, or producing something. Masters of the obvious The last time you were at a barbecue, did your guest by chance walk about in a “people over profits” apron, smiling broadly and secretly waiting for someone … Continue reading

Amanda Palmer: the art of asking

video: Amanda Palmer: the art of asking – a TEDx talk Don’t make people pay for music, says Amanda Palmer: Let them. In a passionate talk that begins in her days as a street performer (drop a dollar in the hat for the Eight-Foot Bride!), she examines the new relationship between artist and fan. This … Continue reading