That is to say, Post-Modernism has been, in some form, alive and well despite...– Radical Post-Modernism via Strange Harvest One final quote from this piece. Judging by the title, the piece veers off in a different direction, but here Jacob argues a difference between complicit and explicit (radical) post-modernism — but complicit post-modernism is still post-modern because it...
Now, when everything is one click away from everything else, high...– Radical Post-Modernism via Strange Harvest Another quote from the great excerpt linked above. I may need to find this journal.
The same cultural trajectory holds true in architecture. Modernism ran its...– Radical Post-Modernism via Strange Harvest The linked excerpt is highly stimulating!
To be sure, there is something unseemly in privileged people rhapsodizing about...– Learning from Slums
The Clinton Foundation Celebrity Division
Washington Post →
Another example of the way faith based organizations make vital contributions to our social welfare system, but can these church volunteers really be expected to replace actual hospital experts?
US Bill Creating the Great Firewall of America →
geekfeed: I feel physically sick at how fragile our freedoms and rights seem to be and how simply they will be stripped away if we do not remain vigilant. It is absurd beyond rational thought that our government officials can even consider passing bills that are so against the interests of the US People simply because they’ve been purchased by campaign contributions. Don’t let this happen....
The lure of the automobile is enough that even those who want to wean themselves...– A great article on Orenco Station, the project’s successes, and it’s failures.
I think it should be wider.– U.S. Senate candidate Clark Durant, a Michigan Republican, sharing his thoughts on the wealth gap and why Occupy Wall Street protesters should “go find a job.” (via officialssay)
The more toppings a man has on his pizza, I believe the more manly he is. … A...– GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain, talking pizza and politics (but mostly pizza) with GQ. (via officialssay)