Warren Zevon Was Right

    18 Apr 2014

    17 Apr 2014

    17 Apr 2014

    “There’s nothing “normal” about having a middle class. Having a middle class is a choice that a society has to make, and it’s a choice we need to make again in this generation, if we want to stop the destruction of the remnants of the last generation’s middle class. Despite what you might read in the Wall Street Journal or see on Fox News, capitalism is not an economic system that produces a middle class. In fact, if left to its own devices, capitalism tends towards vast levels of inequality and monopoly. The natural and most stable state of capitalism actually looks a lot like the Victorian England depicted in Charles Dickens’ novels.”

    17 Apr 2014

    westernpowerdistribution:


Music piracy in the ’60s

    westernpowerdistribution:

    Music piracy in the ’60s

    17 Apr 2014

    brucesterling:

*At last

    brucesterling:

    *At last

    16 Apr 2014

    fastcompany:

    Forget The Penthouse, This Drone Has the Best Views Of NYC

    Despite all the hype surrounding drones (rumors that Amazon will be unleashing a drone delivery service among them), “drones are not what they seem to people who haven’t played around with them,” Slavin says. “They’re just remote controlled quadcopters.”

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    13 Apr 2014

    npr8:

    Hard to listen, hard to read, but it’s good to see the closer we get to Boston. I’m so inspired to be able to go back, so grateful. At the same time, it’s the first time being there since April 15, 2013.  I don’t know how that will feel. I just know I have to do it.

    — Demi Clark

    13 Apr 2014

    “The demographics have shifted, but the dynamics of addiction remain the same: It’s a seductive, destructive, maniacal disease in which euphoric highs and miserable lows render a life unmanageable. In northwest Ohio, heroin-related deaths more than doubled last year — to 80, from 31 in 2012.”

    9 Apr 2014

    Jon Stewart and Matt Taibbi discuss the different treatment afforded to ‘street’ based drug users and white-collar criminals profiting from the drug trade.

    (Source: sandandglass)

    8 Apr 2014

    “Nothing runs like a Deere,” Yost said in a news release, “but that doesn’t give you the right to buy one on the public dime.”