24 June 2012

A Georgia Town Takes the People’s Business Private

Seemingly unbeknownst to most clowns who actually dabble with this shit, outsourcing and privatization requires real competency in contract drafting and due process in service level monitoring.

[via:Sampo Syreeni]

17 February 2012

Afrikan tähti: teaching kids the art of hoarding blood diamonds since 1951 by Kasper Stromman on tumblr

Lapsuuden tylsien iltojen perheriidat geopoliittisesta näkökulmasta

[via:Frida]

14 February 2011

ACCESSION 2011 LENNU EDUSKUNTAAN (C64) is an election campaign ad for Lennu (Len Merikanto) of the demo group Accession and the Pirate Party. There’s a parliamentary election taking place in Finland on the 17:th of April this spring.

[via:Tero Inha]

28 January 2011

The background of the 2011 Egyptian protests

…is that the country in question has been ruled by a US backed dictator for decades.

[via:Ville Hautakangas]

13 January 2011

Excerpt from “Framing 101: How to Take Back Public Discourse”

From a book by cognitive linguist George Lakoff. In this chapter you’ll be introduced to the theory of giving your arguments and actual chance by choosing the right framing with a dose of Dare to Discipline, the Strict father model and progressive Nurturant parent models.

[via:Merlin Mann]

7 November 2010

British long-term jobless to face compulsory manual slave labour

The Daily Telegraph has a longer interview with Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith.

“Play ball or it’s going to be difficult”

Related: The Tories are keeping their promises.

[via:Keijo Lakkala]

6 November 2010

EAT DA POO POO: Intense ugandan campaigning against homosexuality powered by the rage of pastor Martin Ssempa of the pro death penalty camp.

[via:Panu Horsmalahti]

15 September 2010

On Greek corruption and financial ruin

[via:Waino]

11 July 2010

How facts backfire – being corrected makes opinions stronger

[via:Kaj Sotala]

8 June 2010

Notepad++ leaves SourceForge over export restrictions policy.

[via:Hacker News]

5 June 2010

EFF Founder: Internet has broken the political system

[via:Telecomix]

26 May 2010

The Republicans’ new Web site is not exactly what they hoped it would be.

[via:Hacker News]

14 May 2010

The Tea Party Jacobins (essay on recent American libertarian populism)

[via:Waino]

20 April 2010

New Tory campaign poster – let’s cut benefits

[via:humblefool]

6 March 2010

Wired: Cyberwar Hype Intended to Destroy the Open Internet

[via:Joonas Mäkinen]

Generated on lin233.gridhost.co.uk