V.21 No.24 | 6/14/2012
Video from the Chicago NATO protests
By Marisa Demarco [ Tue Jun 19 2012 4:38 PM ]
In this week’s opinion slot, Andrew Beale recounts his trip to the City of Wind to film and participate in the protests against NATO. He argues that biased mainstream media accounts are part of why more people get their news from Internet sources and from shaky cell phone videos posted to YouTube. Online, Beale’s piece “Don’t Believe the Hype” includes video footage he shot at the demonstration.
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Don’t Believe the Hype
By Andrew Beale
The image of veterans flinging their medals in the direction of McCormick Place, where the summit was held, provided an incredibly strong statement that our columnist will never forget. As powerful as that was, the act was far overshadowed by the violence immediately afterward, he writes.
V.21 No.21 | 5/24/2012
The Daily Word in Facebook stocks, Frankenfish, finger sandwich
By Sam Adams [ Fri May 18 2012 10:17 AM ]
Trayvon Martin case gets more complex.
Fort Wingate man who admitted to multiple child rapes is walking free.
Police say man shot to death in Santa Fe was a well-known thief.
Major Spice-manufacturing raid near I-25 and Jefferson.
Protests and precautions surround Chicago’s NATO summit.
Speaking of Chicago, Cubs’ owner still taking heat for now-canceled anti-Obama campaign.
Virginia man catches a world-record-sized snakehead.
Red Rock woman was running what looks like an indoor zoo.
Quail-Man robs a coffee shop.
Teenager gets part of a finger in his Arby’s sandwich.
Charlize Theron was pretty much toothless until the age of 11.
V.21 No.8 |
The Daily Word: obese New Mexican children; a Playboy Club in outer space; postponement for BP oil spill trial; the badgermin
By Geoffrey Plant [ Sun Feb 26 2012 10:52 AM ]
One out of five New Mexican third graders is obese.
Sculptor Ken Price died at his home in Taos last Friday.
This Australian woman scammed some Nigerian internet scammers.
The FBI has turned off about 3,000 warrantless GPS tracking devices that they had placed on vehicles.
"Playboy bunnies wearing jetpacks would serve the drinks...."
Kraftwerk and the Electronic Revolution documentary.
All NATO staff working in the Kabul area have been recalled.
Read about the most obsessed-over Polaroid camera of them all, the Polaroid SX-70.
Alex Cox (director of Repo Man, Sid&Nancy) wants you to illegally download his films.
Why settle for a theremin when you could have a "badgermin?"
Picture gallery of old abandoned cars in the woods.
On this day in 1933 Hitler announced his plans for the Porsche-designed "people's car," the Volkswagen.
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