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  1. Last 7 days
    1. "The New York Times is the heart and soul of American conventional wisdom."

      James Riser, with Christopher Lydon, http://radioopensource.org/an-inconsistent-truth, discussing the Times' suppression of Riser's scoop on the NSA's domestic spying in 2004, and its failure to properly investigate the weapons of mass destruction storyline used to justify the Iraq invasion.

      "The Truth has a Voice" ... sometimes.

  2. Jan 2018
    1. When I listened to Unmasking Misogyny on Radio Open Source, a key takeaway for me was Danielle McGuire's version of the story of Rosa Parks. It provides a context for Parks' activism that I (perhaps many) had missed. I've ordered her book, At the Dark End of the Street, to learn more about the history. But McGuire's remarks on the podcast summarize the case in a compelling way. I wanted to share. Here's the clip.

    1. What builds reading ability? Motivation and context. Here John Willinsky talks passionately about how people facing medical problems are motivated to dive into the medical literature and build their own context for understanding it.

      Context: https://blog.jonudell.net/2007/06/25/a-conversation-with-john-willinsky-about-public-participation-in-the-creation-of-knowledge/