Chill Out Culture

The All Purpose Guide on How to Handle Criticism™ has been developed for when you’ve written very silly/racist/bigoted/mean things on social media and someone has the outrageous temerity to query you on them. 1.0 Scream “You gatekeepers!” and metaphorically roll eyes at sycophants. 1.5 Important update to improve book sales of defended icon: “You OBVIOUSLY . . . → Read More if you dare: Chill Out Culture

Egyptians Reject the Tyrannical Status Quo

While Tahrir Square in Cairo remains the focus for pro-democracy protest, strikes to protest the Egyptian dictatorial regime are rolling across the fertile Nile Delta – even musicians are on strike. Revolutionary rapper Lowkey comments: “These democracy activists, as we speak that are in Liberation Square, are having their pictures taken by the State Security . . . → Read More if you dare: Egyptians Reject the Tyrannical Status Quo

In Solidarity, People Have the Power; Communication & Information are Tools

Ben Ali, cruel, corrupt dictator of Tunisia for the past 23 years, has fled to Saudi Arabia where he’s esconced with his kindred American-sponsored oppressors and nutjobs. Viva Tunisia, Abajo con La Bestia, Tierra y Libertad! The blogonewspunditwitosphere is swarming with theoreticians, some suggesting Wikileaks played an integral role, others admiring social media, still others . . . → Read More if you dare: In Solidarity, People Have the Power; Communication & Information are Tools

Viral Anonops Paperstorm Campaign

Download Wikileaks posters and other paraphenalia for Operation Paperstorm. While you are at it, please vote here for signs to go on buses in Seattle highlighting Israeli war crimes. Today’s Wikileaks Links Julian Assange Calls ABC News Reporter ‘Tabloid Schmuck’ And Walks Off When Asked About Rape Charges Freed Assange launches attack on ‘illegal . . . → Read More if you dare: Viral Anonops Paperstorm Campaign

Hypo-ethical

On The Drum, Jonathan Holmes has broached the Fairfax vessel and uncovered its seedy motives for ignoring the ‘scientific journalism’ process made possible by Wikileaks and extolled by Assange. Third, Julian Assange has made another claim for WikiLeaks, which he says sets it apart from other media organisations. According to this op-ed in The Australian . . . → Read More if you dare: Hypo-ethical

Day 2 – Facebook Privacy and Responsibility

Inside Story features social media doyen and writer, Jillian C York who offers sensible analysis of the ramifications of Facebook’s recent privacy changes. Is the age of privacy, as Mark Zuckerberg Facebook creator says, over? The procedure to protect one’s privacy has become far more obtuse since the recent changes. Coincidentally, Facebook is coming . . . → Read More if you dare: Day 2 – Facebook Privacy and Responsibility