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Links that I want to share and remember because they made me think more deeply on a topic. Warning: I do engage in some 'linkdumping' here. This is not a true curation page.
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198 Methods of Nonviolent Action

198 Methods of Nonviolent Action | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
198 Methods of Nonviolent Action (PDF version) 198 METHODS OF NONVIOLENT ACTION Practitioners of nonviolent struggle have an entire arsenal of “nonviolent weapons” at their disposal. Listed below a…
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Trump: Tribune Of Poor White People

Trump: Tribune Of Poor White People | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
Hillbilly Elegy author J.D. Vance explains what America doesn't understand about the outsiders elites despise
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This is one of the less condescending articles about trying to understand why Trump is embraced. Although I don't support Trump, it truly surprises me how far detached most of the media is from the people who do. Each condescending news story entrenches readers in their feelings that they will continue to be left unheard. This infinite loop is part of the problem.
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Ugh. Commentary on the ugly situation in the Middle East.

HuffPost Live is a live-streaming network that attempts to create the most social video experience possible. Viewers are invited to join discussions live as on-air guests. Topics range from politics to pop culture.
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A different kind of president.

A different kind of president. | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
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The President of Uruguay chooses to not live in the capital building. He uses minimum security, cares for a three-legged dog, and dones't care too much about nice suits.

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Track-Off Us | Watch a Film About Internet Privacy & Take Action

Track-Off Us | Watch a Film About Internet Privacy & Take Action | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it

This is going to be a great documentary.  

ENOUGH ALREADY: Tell your lawmakers to educate themselves about online privacy rights. Urge them to watch the startling new film, Terms and Conditions May Apply and take action at www.trackoff.us

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"We decided that these would be the social norms now, and we just went for it."  - Mark Zuckerberg.  A new documentary to focus on privacy.

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I'm pretty excited to learn from this documentary.  It looks like it was well made.

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Hollywood and The War Machine | Watch Documentary Online Free

Hollywood and The War Machine | Watch Documentary Online Free | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
Empire examines the symbiotic relationship between the movie industry and the military-industrial complex. War is hell, but for Hollywood it has been a
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Confessions of an Economic Hitman - John Perkins | Short Documentary

According to Perkins, he began writing Confessions of an Economic Hit Man in the 1980s, but "threats or bribes always convinced [him] to stop." According t
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▶ The Collapse of The American Dream Explained in Animation - YouTube

We're doomed. pass it on
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This is obviously a radically biased video. Yet if it is watched with a critical mind, it can be a valuable video

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Chomsky: The U.S. behaves nothing like a democracy

Chomsky: The U.S. behaves nothing like a democracy | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
The MIT professor lays out how the majority of U.S. policies are opposed to what wide swaths of the public want
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Noam Chomsky is always critical and always thoughtful regarding how he would like to see the USA improve.  Here is an in-depth speech that he gave recently.

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This kid's story will make you never post on Facebook again.

This kid's story will make you never post on Facebook again. | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
Meet Cameron D'Ambrosio. He's 18 and lives in a small town near Boston. He talks a lot of smack on Facebook and wants to be a rapper. Oh, and he's being held without bail as a terrorist for ... WHAT??
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