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“Los Angeles Should Be Buried”
Sunday, Mar 15, 2015

From “Los Angeles Should Be Buried” (Nautilus):

As I watch it unfold, I can’t help but reflect that most L.A. County residents are kept safe behind barriers they don’t even know exist.

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No Contest
Sunday, Mar 15, 2015

From the London Review of Books (5 March 2015), John Lanchester:

[S]ay that Apple's [$18 billion in profit last quarter] is annualised, so their whole year is as much of an improvement on the one before as that quarter was. That would give them $88.9 billion in ...

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America's First Suicide Bomber (1891)
Saturday, Mar 14, 2015

At Longreads:

Laidlaw required hospitalization, and he would never fully recover from his injuries. He intimated to his caregivers that something more sinister than a bombing had occurred in the office. An upset Laidlaw revealed that when the blast erupted, Sage “had hold of my hand and I was standing ...

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Céline's Dissertation: Semmelweis
Saturday, Mar 14, 2015

From the Complete Review:

Louis-Ferdinand Céline was a medical doctor, and he wrote this, his dissertation, on Ignaz Philipp Semmelweis (1818-1865), the doctor best known for making the connection between puerperal (‘childbed’) fever and (un)sanitary practices of the day, realizing that proper antiseptic procedures could drastically reduce the incidence ...

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The Mondragon Experiment (Video - 1980)
Saturday, Mar 14, 2015

The Mondragon Experiment: Corporate Cooperativism, a 1980 film about the Mondragon cooperatives.

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David Graeber at UvA
Thursday, Mar 12, 2015

David Graeber, professor of Anthropology at London School of Economics, spoke at occupied space at the University of Amsterdam last Saturday (March 7).

His new book is called The Utopia of Rules and examines bureaucracies.

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The Internet's Own Boy
Thursday, Mar 12, 2015

The Internet's Own Boy, a film about the late Aaron Swartz.

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