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World Reaction to US Government Shutdown (tags)
Facebook kills app that would let Facebook stalkers become real life stalkers (tags)
While a fair corner of the internet was in angry mob mode because Facebook changed users’ default emails to firstname.lastname@example.org, several others were aware of another Facebook dealing that seemed even more nefarious. This past Monday, Facebook quietly unleashed the “Find Friends Nearby” feature, a mobile app that would allow users to see which other users were in proximity.
WOT - (NYT) Chinese Government attempts to censor internet news of Dongzhou massacre (tags)
As described by the New York Times article (below) the corrupt, revisionist (ie: fake marxist) government of China is attempting to censor all news of last week's massacre of 20 or more farmers in Dongzhou, in southern China. This attempt to suppress news of this massacre may (or may not) be successful in the short run. But, in the long run, these kinds of attempts to suppress the news are doomed to failure. This story is of great significance to activists today who want to build a powerful and militant mass movement for a world that is not ruled by imperialism and the bourgeoisie.
Stanley Tookie Williams Vengeance or Justice (tags)
On Black Entertainment Television on Friday night, the Bloods, notorious rival to Tookie Williams' Crips gang, offered up their guns in exchange for Tookie's life. The arsenal was impressive, and the gesture unequivocal. Report from a viewer below. Boldface added.
That Bush Earpiece and Wire: The Bush Campaign Explanations Make it Seem Even More Likely (tags)
After first trying to say the photos must have been doctored, the Bush administration is now trying to say that the peculiar bulge in his jacket was just an odd wrinkle.
Leftist Starving the Poor (a la Mao) (tags)
Science offers the poor bread. . . the left offers a circus. Continuing in its grand tradition of starving the poor to death. . . the left opposes advances in food sciences!
Texas Democrats defy GOP power grab (tags)
ARDMORE, Okla. – The power grab by President George W. Bush, his advisor Karl Rove, and U.S. Majority Leader Tom DeLay to redraw Texas congressional districts in order to send up to seven new right-wing extremists to the U.S. House of Representatives suffered a serious setback when 53 Democratic lawmakers on May 12 boycotted the Texas House of Representatives.