Tag: recommended

  • 605 Adults 304 Children

    Jonestown – 605 Adults 304 Children Filmed By – The Peoples TempleDirected By – Michael MahaffieProduced By – Clare TuckerMusic By – Tyler RogersExecutive Producers – Michael Barnett, Dominique… via YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FsLe6dlYsRg

  • As Neo-Nazis Seed Military Ranks, Germany Confronts ‘an Enemy Within’

    As Neo-Nazis Seed Military Ranks, Germany Confronts ‘an Enemy Within’ (Published 2020) After plastic explosives and Nazi memorabilia were found at an elite soldier’s home, Germany worries about a problem of far-right infiltration at the heart of its democracy. Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/03/world/europe/germany-military-neo-nazis-ksk.html

  • For the forgotten men of 1st Platoon, Trump’s pardon of an officer they helped convict of murder is a crushing betrayal

    For the forgotten men of 1st Platoon, Trump’s pardon of an officer they helped convict of murder is a crushing betrayal Only a few hours had passed since President Donald Trump pardoned 1st Lt. Clint Lorance… via Laredo Morning Times: https://www.lmtonline.com/news/article/For-the-forgotten-men-of-1st-Platoon-Trump-s-15381879.php

  • Michaela the Destroyer

    Michaela the Destroyer How a young talent from East London went from open-mic nights to making the year’s most sublimely unsettling show. via Vulture: https://www.vulture.com/article/michaela-coel-i-may-destroy-you.html

  • YouTube’s Psychic Wounds

    YouTube’s Psychic Wounds Seeking political news, Nicholson Baker ventures to the wrong clip and back again via Columbia Journalism Review: https://www.cjr.org/special_report/youtubes-psychic-wounds.php/

  • How Can the Press Best Serve a Democratic Society?

    How Can the Press Best Serve a Democratic Society? In the nineteen-forties, a panel of scholars struggled over truth in reporting, the marketplace of ideas, and the maintenance of a free and responsible press. Their deliberations are more relevant than ever. via The New Yorker: https://www.newyorker.com/news/the-future-of-democracy/how-can-the-press-best-serve-democracy

  • Is the Saudi Government Plotting Against Another U.S.-Based Critic?

    Is the Saudi Government Plotting Against Another U.S.-Based Critic? Ali Soufan, a decorated veteran of U.S. law enforcement, has become the target of a vitriolic social-media campaign that appears to involve some of the same people who had targeted Jamal Khashoggi. via The New Yorker: https://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/is-the-saudi-government-plotting-against-another-us-based-critic

  • The true story of the heartthrob prince of Qatar and his time at USC

    The true story of the heartthrob prince of Qatar and his time at USC When a Qatari sheikh came to live in L.A., an entire economy sprouted to meet his wishes. “His highness doesn’t like to hear no,” one associate told a professor. via Los Angeles Times: https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2020-07-16/qatar-prince-usc-ucla-la

  • In Plain Sight – The search for Syrian war criminals in Europe

    In Plain Sight, by Annie Hylton The search for Syrian war criminals in Europe via Harper’s Magazine : https://harpers.org/archive/2020/08/in-plain-sight-syrian-war-criminals-in-europe/

  • The Cold War Bunker That Became Home to a Dark-Web Empire

    The Cold War Bunker That Became Home to a Dark-Web Empire An eccentric Dutchman began living in a giant underground facility built by the German military—and ran a server farm beloved by cybercriminals. via The New Yorker: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2020/08/03/the-cold-war-bunker-that-became-home-to-a-dark-web-empire

  • Behrouz Boochani Just Wants to Be Free

    Behrouz Boochani Just Wants to Be Free (Published 2020) He fled Iran’s Revolutionary Guard. He exposed Australia’s offshore detention camps — from the inside. He survived, stateless, for seven years. What’s next? Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/04/magazine/behrouz-boochani-australia.html

  • How the Pandemic Defeated America

    How the Pandemic Defeated America A virus has brought the world’s most powerful country to its knees. via The Atlantic: https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2020/09/coronavirus-american-failure/614191/