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We want to believe the photograph. In photojournalism, it is vital that you can believe it's reality, so much so that there is a whole protocol involving the digital manipulation of the image. Where journalistic truth is not the goal, digital manipulation is now a big part of the craft. But wait! It is a photo, no? If so, then what's to disbelieve?
I first came across the recipe for this yummy soup a couple of summers ago when a neighbor gifted me with a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) basket on a weekend when she was out of town. It was overflowing with a dozen different vegetables in generous amounts, and I wanted to use them up before [...]
Mark Knopfler - Beryl Mark Knopfler has a new album coming out entitled Tracker...
New dashcam footage from a vehicle in line behind the bus has emerged proving the Ukrainian military version of the attack is not truthful and that they intentionally lied when they blamed the Donetsk rebels for the attack. A person was filmed running towards the roadside mines which are shown on You Tube videos below and at the links below. Show More Summary
The Jeffrey Sterling trial is a bit disheartening for anyone who'd rather humanity paid a bit of attention to avoiding nuclear apocalypse, even though Sterling exposed the CIA's crime to Congress, and Sterling or someone else (at least...Show More Summary
An international team of researchers published a report in Science on Thursday, finding that humanity has exceeded four out of nine planetary boundaries that constitute a safe operating space for humans. Steve Carpenter, director ofShow More Summary
It's not often that a federal district court takes on an appellate court of a different circuit, but that's exactly what happened earlier this week in South Dakota over state bans on marriage equality. Judge Karen E. Schreier of the South Dakota District Court ruled in Rosenbrahn v. Show More Summary
It’s the end of the week. Phew, what a week. International Politics Overall - President Barack Obama and Prime Minister David Cameron pledged to defeat ”radical Islam.” In addition, Obama vowed to look into the case of Shaker Aamer, a British citizen, in Guantanamo Bay. - The Pentagon announced it would send 1,000 troops to different countries in order to train [...]
One of the few women painters to attain reknown, impressionist Mary Cassatt was a Pennsylvanian who journeyed to Paris to study art. There she became part of the new art scene under the influence of those who were in the process of breaking away from the Academy that so long dictated its standards.
Black Crowes - Jealous Again Sad to see them go...
[Editor's Note: During his research for The Muslims Are Coming!, Arun Kundnani noted five books, which provide insightful understanding of the surveillance state along with the importance of public resistance. In the third part of this interview, Kundnani discusses briefly how academics define terrorism and approach the issue of Islamophobia. He then delves into the [...]
At almost every moment of a trial, at least one juror will be watching the client. Trials are a form of theater. Nonverbal conduct is a form of testimony. Most jurors can detect insincerity. Therefore, the lawyer must avoid scripting the client's behavior and instead provoke the desired genuine response with the right word or gesture at the right time.
No flogging for blogging! Tonight we return to Saudi Embassy w/@Amnesty: https://t.co/Vl0Sp1e4ZB @raif_badawi pic.twitter.com/FuPvDNskEm — CODEPINK (@codepink) January 16, 2015 The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has agreed to postpone the flogging of blogger Raif Badawi to let his wounds heal. Show More Summary
The United States government has settled with a Kansas-born Muslim man, who it now admits was arrested in 2003 because he was a material witness and not a criminal suspect. He was the victim of a post-9/11 practice where agents would take advantage of the material witness statute and detain and interrogate individuals instead of [...]
According to a report by the CIA Inspector General, the White House was informed of the CIA’s plan to hack US Senate computers to discover what was going to be in the Senate Torture Report. CIA Director John Brennan met with White House chief of staff Denis McDonough then ordered CIA employees to “use whatever [...]
How could I forget this song from one of my favorite albums of all time? Enjoy your day folks. International Politics Overall - Part five of eight with Norman Finkelstein who explains why he wrote about the Holocaust industry and his experience after writing about it - Amy Goodman: “The Other Charlies” - Evidence was found where [...]
Last November at Over Easy we talked about a new kind of tracking cookie, in the form of a unique identifying number, that Verizon and AT&T were inserting into Web traffic from those carriers' cell phones to monitor our behavior on our mobile devices where traditional tracking cookies are not as effective. Show More Summary
Mumford & Sons - The Cave Mumford & Sons are headed back to Bonnaroo...
In the first week of the trial against former CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling, prosecutors have presented details about an operation involving a Russian asset who secretly provided Iran with flawed blueprints for a nuclear weapon. Sterling is accused of leaking classified information that exposed this operation. Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has also taken [...]
Five Yemeni prisoners were released from Guantanamo Bay prison to Oman and Estonia on January 14. They were each men who had been unanimously approved for transfer by President Barack Obama’s interagency Guantanamo Review Task Force in 2009. The Pentagon announcedthat Al Khadr Abdallah Muhammad Al Yafi, Fadel Hussein Saleh Hentif, Abd Al-Rahman Abdullah Au [...]