Monthly Archives: December 2016

Normalizing fascists

December 11, 2016 10.41pm EST by John Broich, Associate Professor, Case Western Reserve University How to report on a fascist? How to cover the rise of a political leader who’s left a paper trail of anti-constitutionalism, racism and the encouragement of violence? Does the press take the position that its subject acts outside the norms…

CA State Water Board Website for Dutra Docs

The California State Water Resources Control Board has created a webpage dedicated to the Dutra Asphalt Plant project, where all documents related to the project received by the Board will be posted. Dutra currently has an application before the Board for a water quality certification for the project. Reads the page introduction, “This page pertains…

The light from Standing Rock: beautiful struggle shows the power of protest – Rebecca Solnit

Tuesday December 6 No one saw it coming. But on a Sunday, word came that the US Army Corps of Engineers was withdrawing permission to build the Dakota Access pipeline under the Missouri river, just above the Standing Rock Sioux reservation. What do you do with a victory? Many on social media cautioned that this…

The Internet Archive Builds Itself a Canadian Backup – a Message from Founder, Brewster Kahle

A Message from Internet Archive Founder, Brewster Kahle The history of libraries is one of loss.  The Library of Alexandria is best known for its disappearance. Libraries like ours are susceptible to different fault lines: Earthquakes, Legal regimes, Institutional failure. So this year, we have set a new goal: to create a copy of Internet…