Journal: What’s Wrong with American defense….

Phi Beta Iota: Notes summarizing the 59 minute video are below the line. ….Watch this!!!!!  My good friend Pierre Sprey interviews Bill Hartung on Book TV about Hartung’s new book, Prophets of War: Lockheed Martin and the Making of the Military-Industrial Complex. The book is a history of the largest military contractor in U.S. history, …

Worth a Look: Chevon Thinks We’re Stupid….

Funny Or Die: Chevron ‘We Agree’ Ad Spoofed For ‘Chevron Thinks We’re Stupid’ Campaign (VIDEO) Oil giant Chevron’s new ‘We Agree‘ ad campaign recently made unintended headlines when notorious pranksters The Yes Men teamed up with Rainforest Action Network and Amazon Watch to release a simultaneous fake press release and website that mimicked Chevron’s new …

Review: The World Is Open–How Web Technology Is Revolutionizing Education

6 STAR Wake Up Call for All Educators August 19, 2010 Curtis J. Bonk UPDATE 21 Aug 2010 to add two graphics. I’ve seen educators struggle to herd their faculty cats, hire staff under industrial-era rules, and strive to accommodate students that know more than their professors about anything outside the “teach to test” topic. …

BP’s Corrosive History in Alaska Spill, Safety Fraud, Destroying Whistleblowers, and Bush Re-Election Campaign

Smart Pig: BP’s OTHER Spill this Week by Greg Palast for Buzzflash.com Friday, May 28 2010 With the Gulf Coast dying of oil poisoning, there’s no space in the press for British Petroleum’s latest spill, just this week: over 100,000 gallons, at its Alaska pipeline operation. A hundred thousand used to be a lot. Still …