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Archived Since:March 4, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Data Mining on the Ledger

by Wrench in the GearsJanuary 14, 2018 This installment of Building Sanctuary features digital identity and social credit scoring as it relates to purchasing and access to life opportunities for citizens living under authoritarian power structures. Show More Summary

Who Is Pulling The Muppet Strings?

from Wrench in the GearsJanuary 14, 2018 Sesame Street is an iconic brand that embodies humor, acceptance, and humanity. Who doesn’t love a muppet? So, on December 20 when the MacArthur Foundation announced they were giving Sesame Workshop...Show More Summary

Kicking Charter School Money Out Might Be California Democrats’ Best Chance For Unifying Their Party @alternet

Please tell Diane Ravitch that her urgent call for CA school boards (see previous post) to become charter authorizers is slightly out of step with where parents and teachers are. Kicking Charter School Money Out Might Be California Democrats’...Show More Summary

Thought Disorders of Diane Ravitch

Jim Horn After Diane Ravitch decided in 2008 to shift to the left aisle of the neoliberal education reform jetliner, she quickly became entirely proficient in the obfuscating rhetoric and dissembling policy statements that her NEA and AFT patrons have made infamous over the past two decades. Show More Summary

"Smart and Surveilled:" Building Sancturay Part 3

from Wrench in the GearsJanuary 11, 2018 This installment highlights smart city surveillance and the Internet of Things. Cam and Li’s lives, including their educational experiences, are shaped by ubiquitous algorithms that align their behaviors to the economic and social expectations put in place by the Solutionists. Show More Summary

Trump, the 'Very Stable Genius,' Is Falling Apart as Mueller Seeks Interview @alternet

Trump, the 'Very Stable Genius,' Is Falling Apart as Mueller Seeks Interview @alternet: New revelations raise the question: Is he a crook, or is he nuts? The tide of discussion of President Trump’s mental competence is rising along with the alarm of the president’s lawyers.

Christopher Steele alerted FBI to dossier because he worried Trump was being blackmailed

PDF of interview transcript available here:Christopher Steele alerted FBI to dossier because he worried Trump was being blackmailed

China Leads the Way to Total Surveillance "Stable" Societies

When "deep learning" is entirely "data driven:" Smart technology backed by artificial intelligence will be a tool to assist the police forces of the future. Chinese IT and telecoms giant Huawei says its Safe Cities technology has already helped Kenya bring down urban crime rates. Show More Summary

Vermilion Teacher escorted out of school board meeting in handcuffs

Cuffs, really? This is what happens in Louisiana when you ask about the superintendent's $38,000 raise.

A World Without (Much) Work: Building Sancturary Part 2

by Wrench in the GearsJanuary 7, 2018 This is the second of a seven-part series that outlines a potential future where online education is surveilled by authoritarian interests, and strivers, like Talia and her daughters, attempt to secure a precarious living within the constraints of oppressive “Smart” City policies. Show More Summary

Jared Kushner willing to blow up US alliances: ‘I’m a businessman, I don’t care about the past’

Wonder what kind of business he will run from his federal prison cell?Jared Kushner willing to blow up US alliances: ‘I’m a businessman, I don’t care about the past’

Resolution: No More WSMV

Tennessee TV station fires reporter of 34 years after she is named as witness in age discrimination suit

Jill Stein Is a Putin Asset

WATCH: CNN’s Alisyn Camerota hammers Jill Stein for denying evidence of Russian election meddling

‘When we fight, we win’: Internet celebrates after Virginia Democrat beats GOP incumbent by a single vote

‘When we fight, we win’: Internet celebrates after Virginia Democrat beats GOP incumbent by a single vote

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