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V.21 No.37 |

News

The Daily Word in Occupations, Constitutionalism and other sundry protests

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It's Occupy Wall Street's one-year anniversary.

(For some additional context, step into the Bureau of Public Secrets.)

Also, Happy Constitution Day!

Banking giants are in the crosshairs of a major money laundering investigation.

U.S. executive branch files trade complaints against China as Romney tries to go on the offensive.

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel files a court injunction in an attempt to end teachers' strike.

Americans warned to avoid Lebanon today as anti-U.S. protests spread.

An Albuquerque woman is raising funds to help a vet who lost his guide dog.

Puzzling kidney disease affects farmers worldwide.

Aging nuclear bombs get costly upgrades here in town.

Rebels attack energy infrastructure in Colombia.

Obama's "Pop" drank Seagram's, neat.

South Korea is apparently the "male makeup capital of the world."

Miles Davis, pugilist.

V.21 No.37 | 9/13/2012
Laurie Anderson
Leland Brewster

Aural Fixation

A Question of Scale

Laurie Anderson’s shrunk her setup and grown her sound

Though "Dirtday!" was initially intended to be an instrumental work, lyrics started creeping in—then a narrative, then a flood of them. "It's a long shaggy dog of a story that goes between politics, economics, dreamscapes, theories, personal stories, and it's glued together by this weird violin."
V.21 No.35 |

news

The Daily Word in Thalidomide, Instagram, and Joe Arpaio gets sued

Happy birthday, Salma Hayek!

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"Walk On By" lyricist and Burt Bacharach cohort Hal David died.

The company that manufactured and sold Thalidomide issued a formal apology (50 years later) that victims say misses the mark.

Instagram is suffering the same fate as Chat Roulette.

Santa Feans peeved over pile of a "quarter million" tires.

Interesting story about undercover cops who infiltrated occupy Austin.

Cosmopolitan magazine style tips for the 19th century woman.

Vancouver police are still rounding up suspects from the 2011 Stanley Cup riot.

The Kirtland Air Force Base trestle.

Film director James Toback is still a creep.

Texting driver who killed a man faces only a twenty dollar fine in Virginia.

Photo gallery of 1930's British police criminal identification pictures.

What's wrong at Circle K?

"The high-flying, mansion-building, Ferrari-driving, Vegas-gambling life...."

Joe Arpaio does not have immunity against a lawsuit from The Phoenix New Times.

Obama accuses GOP of wanting to bring back "trickle-down economics."

On this day in 1966, Salma Hayek was born.


V.21 No.31 | 8/2/2012
Julia Minamata juliaminamata.com

News

The banks didn’t want you anyway

I ran across this Wall Street Journal article today, which says those great big financial institutions lots of folks ditched after Bank Transfer Day aren’t shedding any tears over the loss. Instead, the bigwig at Morgan Chase indicates that customers who don’t have $100,000 in assets don’t make the banks any cash anyway.

But the five biggest credit unions have seen a 45 percent increase in deposits.

In the Alibi’s news section last week, reporter Margaret Wright explores fallout from Bank Transfer Day locally. Scope her article Cash Out: Making sense of last year's run on the banks.

Julia Minamata juliaminamata.com

News Feature

Cash Out

Making sense of last year's run on the banks

It's been 10 months since a groundswell of discontent engulfed the country, and Occupy Wall Street and Bank Transfer Day emerged. But did people really cash out of corporate coffers?
V.20 No.45 |

news

The Daily Word in ending Occupy, cop car sex, Newt Gingrich and Freddie Mac

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Occupy Wall Street camp in Zuccotti Park shut down after 2 months.

Pacific Northwest woman drives herself to hospital safety after boyfriend shoots her in the head.

No one comes to the aid of man stabbed 12 times by hitchhikers, so he saves himself. Sounds kind of like the Kitty Genovese case, but right here in Burque.

Police say a drunk woman pushed a man in front of a semi at San Mateo and Central.

Texas couple arrested at Whataburger get busy in the back of a cop car.

Did Newt Gingrich get nearly $2 mil in consulting fees from Freddie Mac?

Man who disarmed and stabbed cop in Santa Fe not convicted of attempted murder.

The week's best mug shots.

AK-47 rounds found on White House lawn.

Jerry Sandusky says he went to police about alleged Penn State rape.

Apparently Bradley Cooper is the Sexiest Man Alive. He also speaks fluent French.

More on Ashton Kutcher quitting Tweeting.

Justin Verlander unanimously wins AL Cy Young Award.

Obama to send 2,500 troops to Australia.

V.20 No.44 |

NEWS

The Daily Word in earthquakes, British rubberneckers, Occupy Wall St. and 1960's monkey head transplants.

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Record breaking earthquake in Oklahoma caused massive bird flight.

Modern samurai slices things with his sword. Including a bb 4:40 minutes into the video.

Rubberneckering may have caused a huge accident on the M5 in England.

Which one of these arrested prostitutes offered sex for beer?

Documentary about the 1960's monkey head transplant experiments.

Excellent Washington Post column reminds us how the financial crisis happened.

There are two kinds of Occupy protesters in this world.

1981 termination documentary: After The Axe.


On this day in 1975, Sex Pistols played their first show. According to attending journalist Nick Kent, their set consisted of playing The Stooges' No Fun over and over.

It's always fun to watch the Sex Pistols nearly get killed playing No Fun in Texas!

V.20 No.43 |

news

The Daily Word in ghost sex, impending asteroid doom and Justin Bieber!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Pakistan votes to normalize relations with India.

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the banks didn't cause the financial crisis.

Hermain Cain doesn't seem to know that China has nuclear weapons.

Hooray! New Mexico is number one for overdose deaths. Oh wait …

Anonymous backs away from its threat against the Zetas drug cartel, but have stepped up their attacks on child pornography fans.

Rick Perry wasn't drunk when he gave that drunk-sounding speech.

Kenyan Air Force uses Twitter to warn civilians their town is about to be bombed.

Who are the Tea Party's biggest hypocrites?

My sales manager really wants you to know about this Justin Bieber news.

Four members of a Georgia militia are accused of a terror plot.

Are ghosts having sex in this Ohio woman's house?

Prostate cancer found in 2,250 year-old-mummy

Lobos win!

There's no escaping these new speed cameras.

An asteroid will pass between the Earth and the Moon next week.

So Metallica and Lou Reed released an album together. Sigh.

What is America's most acceptable prejudice?

The case for cheap wine.

When will little Adolf Hitler be returned to his parents?

Anne Rice says the vampires from Twilight are lame.

Happy birthday Steve Ditko!!!

Thanks to Emily, Constance and John for the tips!

V.20 No.42 |

news

The Daily Word in Obama on Leno, Lego man on beach and bus sex

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Police are cracking down on Occupiers in Oakland, Atlanta and here in Albuquerque.

Obama and Leno play softball on the Tonight Show.

Members of the Delta Sigma Theta sorority are on alert after four members are sexually assaulted.

Happy Diwali!!!

It's almost never a good idea to have sex on a public bus.

The last B53 nuclear bomb has been dismantled.

Vitamins are worthless.

87-year-old man busted with 104 bricks of cocaine.

Group calls for Pat Buchanan to be fired from MSNBC after he appears on a pro-White talk show.

Giant Lego man washes up on Florida beach.

I like asparagus, but I'd eat more if it was spray-painted gold.

Why is Beavis and Butthead back?

The 18th century Copiale Cipher has been cracked.

Disney won't let Johnny Depp talk to ABC stations about his upcoming film The Rum Diary.

Stephen King's Dark Tower series is coming to HBO.

Creepy old audio recordings here.

Andy Rooney hospitalized.

Burger King knows better than to offer this All-You-Can-Eat Whopper deal in America.

The 10 best episodes of the 1967 Spider-Man cartoon.

Parks & Rec + Breaking Bad = Parks & Meth

Happy Birthday Pat Sajak!!!

NEWS

The Daily Word in signs, RUSH, the richest man in the world and plutonium pits

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Canada's conservative government is going all Reagan on your ass with this crime bill.

There I fixed it.

This bicycle plays records.

"This year my wife is attempting to drink 4 pints of sherry while free falling from 1500 feet...."

You must watch this nifty/naughty stop-motion Spike Jonze short.

Loretta Lynn is sick.

Was Gaddafi the richest man in the world?

Uber-expensive new metallurgy laboratory (read as "nuclear bomb factory") in Los Alamos continues to freak everyone out.

C&O Canal water-bridge (aqueduct) over water has been restored. Neat.

These occupy wall st. signs are hilarious. So are some of these. "I shaved my balls for this?"

Take the psycho ex-girlfriend test.

Do you like RUSH?

Which RUSH song is stuck in your head right now?

Did you know RUSH had a drummer BEFORE Neil Peart?

Is The Faith's "More of the Same" a rip-off of RUSH's "Bastille Day?"

Geddy Lee meets Alex Lifeson for the first time.

Happy birthday, Sam "Evil Dead" Raimi!

V.20 No.42 | 10/20/2011

Feature

The Class Movement

Evolution of a revolution

The message of Occupy Wall Street isn't a simple one. The problems being addressed aren't simple, either.
Junfu Han

Feature

Notes From the Inside: Redressing Grievances

Freedom of speech is a frequent rallying point for protesters, whether from the 99% / Occupy Wall Street movement or the tea party. The First Amendment guarantees “the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” Many occupiers have interpreted this to mean they have the right to make their camp on public property.

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Junfu Han

Feature

Notes From the Inside: Timeline of an Occupation

Sept. 17: The Occupy Wall Street protests, originally promoted by Adbusters magazine, begin in New York. Within days, demonstrations spring up around the country.

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A flag at Camp Coyote
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com

Feature

Notes From the Inside: Not Quite 99% Accurate

Five myths about the occupiers at Camp Coyote

They’re not cooperating with UNM. The protesters, to the best of their knowledge, followed UNM’s instructions to the letter. When they were asked to move from Tight Grove on University and Central to Yale Park at Yale and Central, they did so two days before the University’s deadline. The demonstrators who were removed by police from Yale Park in the early morning hours of Monday, Oct. 10, were not aware they were in violation of University policy.

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A demonstrator jumps off Mayor Harry E. Kinney 's statue after putting signs on it.
Junfu Han

Feature

Notes From the Inside: How to Help

Interested in getting involved in the movement? Here are some things you can do:

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