A newsletter delivered by TinyLetter. 1. This week is National Library Week. First sponsored in 1958, this year NLW is April 12-18, 2015 and the theme is “Unlimited possibilities @ your library.”
A newsletter delivered by TinyLetter. 1. The Real Cyber War: The Political Economy of Internet Freedom Shawn Powers and Michael Jablonski explore how the Internet is used as a tool of a national economic and military agenda.
1. Man who filmed S.C. police shooting: Maybe God ‘put me there for some reason’. “Santana laid low, frightened for days, both before and again after he handed the video over to the Scott family.”
A newsletter delivered by TinyLetter. 1. Lee surrendered to Grant at Appomattox, VA, 9 April 1865 (150 years ago). But the war is not over, writes Yale professor of American History David W. Blight in this historical essay. To help frame the magnitude of the conflict, he writes: “if the Civil War were fought in the […]
A newsletter delivered by TinyLetter. 1. How one woman has mobilized a Facebook army against food additives. Atlantic Profile of Vani Hari (aka Food Babe), who, in three years, has amassed incredible influence by trafficking in food hysteria.
A newsletter delivered by TinyLetter. 1. John Oliver goes to Russia. And interviews Edward Snowden. Everyone should watch this video. Everyone. 2. Section 215 of the Patriot Act Expires on June 1. “[We] have little to no evidence that bulk collection of telephone call records under Section 215 has ever stopped a terrorist attack.” 3. American […]