Anthropology roundup: “Decolonizing Anthropology…

8 Awesome Anthropologists Advancing Public Outreach Forbes It’s International Women’s Day, and I’ve seen an abundance of posts about the amazing pioneers in my field of anthropology. One that sticks out for many people is Margaret Mead, an all-around awesome anthropologist known for her research, museum work, … Anthropology without Villains: Kurt’s Vonnegut’s Master’s Degree in … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: “Pope greets migrants in Vatican…”Iran rejoins world economy as sanctions are lifted…

Pope greets migrants in Vatican  BBC News | Europe | World Edition Pope Francis greets several thousand migrants in St Peter’s Square and as the Catholic Church marks a day dedicated to refugees. Iran rejoins world economy as sanctions are lifted AL JAZEERA ENGLISH (IN DEPTH) Economic isolation ends after UN certifies Iran’s compliance with 2015 accord, … Read more

R.I.P. MOTÖRHEAD Frontman Lemmy Kilmister, 1945 – 2015

RIP MOTORHEAD Frontman Lemmy Kilmister, 1945 – 2015 Metal Injection by Greg Kennelty Lemmy Kilmister was only 70 years old Lemmy’s last interview: ‘I could haunt somewhere’ Metal Hammer Motorhead icon Lemmy laughed about appearing on stage as a ghost after his death in one his last-ever interviews. Glenn Hughes: Lemmy set the bar …he was the bar Metal … Read more

Literati roundup: “Five politics classics every activist should know about….

Five politics classics every activist should know about open Democracy News Analysis – by Tom Butler-Bowdon And they’re not all what you think… 1. Saul Alinsky’s Rules For Radicals (1971) The McCarthy era decimated the ranks of American radicals, yet it did not stop the disillusionment that America’s young felt in the 1960s about politicians and … Read more

Turkish government continues to pursue to block internet access without legal order… Dispatches from Turkey…

Turkish gov’t in new bid to block Internet access without legal order Hurriyet Daily News The Turkish government has been preparing to make yet another move which would add insult to injury for those who have been concerned over plight of freedom of expression in the country Prosecutor Requests Arrest of Journalist After Release  Bianet :: English … Read more

In the end, Bush won’t be prosecuted… #TortureReport

What Dick Cheney knew about the torture program Buried in the pages of the 525-page executive summary of the so-called CIAtorture report is a timeline showing when former U.S. Vice-President Dick Cheney was briefed about the program July 29, 2003: According to the report, Huge anti-police violence protests set for D.C. and NYC  Mashable! by Colin … Read more

Anthropology roundup: Anthropology Blogs 2014…Human Terrain System…

  Anthropology Blogs 2014 Anthropology Blogs are a way to understand What is Anthropology. For 2014 I revisited the previous 2013 Anthropology Blogs and 2012 Anthropology Blogs. The blogs included here have all published since June 2013. New Resource for Emerging Anthropologists Two important lessons we learned at the 2013 Annual Meeting in Chicago: 1. Recent graduates in anthropology are … Read more

Paranoid Style. Gov’t denies corruption, moves to kill the case…

Government members and pro-gov’t circles have only one argument. They are under attack by powerful international forces. Conspiratorial thinking at best. Zekeriya Öz, the chief prosecutor, is believed to be weakened by new appointments to the case. Details revealed about Turkey?s ongoing graft probe The details are gradually being revealed regarding the ongoing corruption investigations Turkish PM: … Read more

Jeremy Hammond of Anonymous sentenced to ten years in jail…

Anonymous Hacker Receives Maximum Prison Sentence An admitted member of the online hacking group Anonymous received the maximum sentence Friday from a judge in U.S. federal court in New York City. Jeremy Hammond: FBI directed my attacks on foreign government sites Anonymous hacktivist told court FBI informant and fellow hacker Sabu supplied him with list of … Read more

Anthro roundup: Breastfeeding in public…Getting Reading Done With Sente (Tools We Use)…

Breastfeeding in public: what is and what is not ?appropriate? I just read about a discrimination case in the San Diego area in which author/educator Rachel Rainbolt was told by her child?s homeschool teacher that breastfeeding was ?inappropriate? behavior during weekly meetings.  Read more about this case on her site. First of all, this sort … Read more

“Anthropologists as Spies… RIP: Prof. George Stocking Jr….An anthropology roundup..

George Stocking Jr., ‘Anthropology’s Anthropologist,’ Dies at 84 New York Times George W. Stocking Jr., a historian of science who chronicled the norms, customs and tribal beliefs of modern anthropologists, documenting a history of racial bias and ethnocentrism as well as great insights, died on July 13 in Chicago. He was 84 Anthropologists as Spies This piece … Read more

Erdoğan’s twisted PR act. Not with the leaders of the protest He intends to engage in dialogue… #OccupyTurkey

I hope foreign journalists will not be deceived with this tricky PR act…. Turkish Leader Agrees to Meet Protest Organizers It was the first sign that Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan was willing to engage in a direct dialogue with the leaders of the protest. Turkey’s prime minister to meet Gezi Park occupiers as protests begin to … Read more

NATO Summit in Chicago and protests…

Chicago NATO Protests Captured on YouTube [VIDEOS] from Mashable! by Alex Fitzpatrick Thousands of protestors took to the streets of Chicago in anti-NATO protests held while the military alliance?s leadership met there to discuss the future of war-torn Afghanistan over the weekend. Activists and police experienced various run-ins and the entire weekend was captured on … Read more

MSNBC: Scenes from protests at NATO summit in Chicago

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