I only have a very short time to speak, so I have a specific suggestion for the United Nations. I demand that the United Nations, through a convention, encourage all countries to reduce their military budgets by 10 percent and use it for the education and welfare of the people. And I want to ask the United States and the Western world to throw books at people. You will see that we will have a better world in the future.
I’ll second the motion!
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ITHACA, NY — Author Naomi Klein and investigative reporter David Sirota are sharing the seventh annual Izzy Award presented by the Park Center for Independent Media (PCIM) at Ithaca College. The award recognizes outstanding achievement in independent media and journalism.
Read the full announcement — and learn more about the Izzy Award on the PCIM website: http://www.ithaca.edu/rhp/independentmedia/izzy/
Congratulations to Klein and Sirota!
Matthew Ingram (GigaOm) Highlights Craig Silverman’s new study
Lies, Damn Lies and Viral Content
How News Websites Spread (and Debunk) Online Rumors, Unverified Claims and Misinformation.
Winter Driving. “With the roads in such poor condition, there are a number of things you can do to drive safely. WICB’s Jamie Swinnerton found some tricks and tips for driving in the snow.”