Originally posted on Foucault News:
Turner, S. Not So Radical Historicism (2015) Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 45 (2), pp. 246-257. DOI: 10.1177/0048393114531372 Abstract Mark Bevir raises the question of how genealogy, understood as a technique-based radical historicism, and the notion of the contingency of ideas, ground “critique.” His problem is to avoid the relativism…

Originally posted on Political Film Blog:
Syrian Rebels Caught in ‘False-Flag’ Kidnapping Short version: GPS probably saved that guy’s life. NBC knew it was the Free Syrian Army Sunni kidnapping gang from the start, but they went along with the propaganda ruse to blame the Assad government. I wrote, almost three years ago, how Syrian…

Originally posted on dokumentationsarchiv:
In Wuppertal-Vohwinkel haben sich Rechte Zutritt zu einem Flüchtlingswohnheim verschafft und Fotos der Einrichtung im Internet veröffentlicht. Die Stadt zeigte sich “entsetzt” und hat erste Konsequenzen gezogen. Auch in anderen Städten gab es ähnliche Vorfälle. Einige selbsternannte “nationale Aktivisten” waren am Wochenende (11./12.04.2015) in eine Flüchtlingsunterkunft in Wuppertal-Vohwinkel eingedrungen. Mit dem…

Originally posted on Moorbey'z Blog:
This is about the ACLU Media-access case, in which Greg Curry also is a plaintiff, from the ACLU Ohio website: 21 years after the Lucasville prison uprising, the media is still waiting for face-to-face interviews with the condemned prisoners. For more than two decades, Siddique Hasan, Jason Robb, George…

Originally posted on Stop NATO…Opposition to global militarism:
Ministry of Defence of Georgia April 18, 2015 Defence Minister Met with UK Ambassador Defence Minister of Georgia Mindia Janelidze held meeting with Ambassador of United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to Georgia, Alexandra Hall Hall. Deputy Defence Minister Levan Girsiashvili, UK Defence Attaché…

Originally posted on Just Sayin':
How much does gun violence cost our country? It’s a question we’ve been looking into at Mother Jones ever since the 2012 mass shooting at a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, left 58 injured and 12 dead. How much care would the survivors and the victims’ families need? What would be the effects…

Originally posted on Follow The Money:
http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-32284995 A huge effort to map dark matter across the cosmos has released its first data. Dark matter is the invisible “web” that holds galaxies together; by watching how clumps of it shift over time, scientists hope eventually to quantify dark energy – the even more mysterious force that…

Originally posted on Follow The Money:
http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-32301118 IBM has launched a health unit to make sense of the wealth of data created by the boom in fitness trackers and apps. Watson Health aims to create “a secure, cloud-based data sharing hub” that can feed analytic technologies, it said. It could provide diagnoses or health alerts…

Originally posted on Follow The Money:
http://www.bbc.com/news/business-32335758 Greece would struggle to find creditors outside the EU and IMF, German finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble has said. He said it would be welcome to try to find investment from Beijing or Moscow, but may have difficulties, he said. His warning came after fears of a Greek debt…

Originally posted on Follow The Money:
http://rt.com/business/250149-japan-debt-holder-us/ Japan now officially holds more US debt than China, which has been America’s major creditor since 2008. In February Japan held $1.224 trillion in US government bonds compared to China’s $1.223 trillion. Both countries reduced their US debt investment, with China reducing its by $15.4 billion, and Japan…

Originally posted on The Fifth Column:
Jon Stewart (Credit: Comedy Central) Salon In amazing new interview, Stewart details why he’s leaving, whether he’d ever watch Fox again, and biggest regret Jon Stewart opens up in a terrific new interview with The Guardian, conducted before and after the announcement that he’ll leave “The Daily Show” this…

Originally posted on The Fifth Column:
Suprisingly  Boggess doesn’t seem to realize that 365 days a year  European and American History is being taught in our schools.  Black folks get a month in most states (none in some).  Sidebar:  When I was in elementary school (grades 1-6 from 1952-58) “Negro History Week was just that…ONE…

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