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Occupy Earth

Tuesday, November 15, 2011 — The movement began, quite brilliantly, as an occupation of one location: the seat of power — Wall Street. By striking at the root of the problem, it changed the global topic of conversation in just two months. Unlike the collapse of the global Ponzi scheme, no one could have predicted […]

Winter is Coming

Thursday, October 27, 2011 — Winter is coming. This will make the Occupations — which can now be declared a success — more difficult to sustain. We believe the current physical Occupations can and should be transformed into an unprecedented free media space, uninfluenced by and impervious to corporate power, and covering the entire nation. […]

The Future of News is the Future of Civilization

Tuesday, August 9, 2011 — BusinessInsider recently invited the Editor of this paper to be one of a group of “thought leaders describing their vision of the future of news.” Here is his response, followed by some elaboration. (The alleged Editor of the Gazette, and Glenn Beck: together at last. Who’d a’ thunk it?) The […]

Because It Worked So Well in California

Thursday, July 21, 2011 — So, here we are, pole-axed by what is probably but a hint of summers to come, our government paralyzed by an intransigent cult elected by the least informed, most easily manipulated sector of the electorate, and some of the nation’s best minds are advocating that we break through this impasse […]

Funny You Should Ask, Dave …

Sunday, January 16, 2011 — A fortnight ago we celebrated the arrival of the New Year with a little experiment. We hung a blank page up “in the cloud,” just to see what would happen to it. Bud in Kingston promptly used it to pass on a friendly word, and, for a while, that was […]