It started, as many things do, with Metafilter. Someone posted a link to a story which quickly engaged me (at one of those thesis-work moments during which I want nothing more than to be distracted), about a blogger facing down her stalker. It was a gripping and well-written story–I read every part in one sitting. […]
Flagler videos capture a side of Wal-Mart we all suspected was there: Among the revealing moments: A former executive vice president and board member challenges store managers in 2004 to continue his work opposing unionization. Male managers in drag lead thousands of co-workers in the company’s corporate cheer. In another meeting, managers mock foolish or […]
Have You Ever Tried to Sell a Diamond? – The Atlantic (February 1982) sheds light on just how much harm the diamond industry has done overseas. If this much was known in 1982, why did it take so long to get a dialogue going with such works as Blood Diamond?
http://garfieldminusgarfield.net/ The site description: Who would have guessed that when you remove Garfield from the Garfield comic strips, the result is an even better comic about schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and the empty desperation of modern life? Friends, meet Jon Arbuckle. Let’s laugh and learn with him on a journey deep into the tortured mind of […]