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PUBLIC MARKS from jlesage with tags left & progressive

November 2006

Boston Review

by 1 other
left political and literary review, good writing

Joel Kovel

many of this important writer's essays online, a psychoanalyst who has long been a political commentator

ZoneZero: from analog to digital photography

a large socially committed ejournal, edited by Pedro Meyer, one of the pioneers in digital photographic art; galleries, essays, investigations into image circulation and production within digital communication, especially the Internet

"We"--with the words of Arundhati Roy

a 64-minute Internet documentary made anonymously in New Zealand, using Roy's speech and a montage of politically inflected imagery; new style of essayistic documentary; DVD at hi-res available

archive : s0metim3s | Undercommons 2.0 | October | 2006

Andrew Ross: “Technology and Below-the-Line Labor in the Copyfight over Intellectual Property” (American Quarterly, 58:3, 2006).

The Art of Rent by David Harvey, SR 2002 | Socialist Register

"a widespread belief that there is something special about certain cultural products and events (be they in the arts, theatre, music, cinema, architecture or more broadly in localized ways of life, heritage, collective memories and affective communities).

Continental Drift a seminar with Brian Holmes

"articulating the immense geopolitical and economic shifts which took place between 1989-2001, the effects of those changes on bodies of governance and in turn the effects on subjectivity today"; links to political and social readings

October 2006

The Propaganda Remix Project

by 2 others
old WW2 posters with contemporary messages; very well thought out designwise; print out for your office door


manufacturing processes, labor conditions, and environmental issues involved in the production of contemporary goods

About radical reference | Radical Reference

a service provided by volunteer library workers from all over the United States to assist demonstrators and activists

re-public: re.imagining democracy

e-journal: "process of re-imagining democracy, broadly conceived as referring to the multitude of practices that shape everyday life"; in-depth left essays from an international perspective

September 2006

Think Progress

by 6 others
left news and reports, well written, has newsletter to send via email daily

August 2006

Brasscheck TV (not related to, except in spirit)

brilliant compilation of mostly YouTube clips of media about political issues that is censored or just not shown in the US; sign up for email notices about new postings

July 2006

Democracy Now!: radio and TV news

by 1 other
news site from Amy Goodman's acclaimed NPR and cable TV show

June 2006

Chip Berlet

important researcher and writer on the religious right in the US