Some things I like

Where What Comments
Vanity Fair

Joseph E. Stiglitz

Essential reading.


Paddy Ashdown: The global power shift

This gives a narrative to the changes to come. The American century has gone, making the whole Republican/Tea Party era look even sillier.

You Tube

Erato - Call Your Girlfriend (Robyn)

Delightful syncopation.

Robert Reich

The seven biggest ecinomic lies

Mandatory viewing too.

You Tube

BBC - How the West Went Bust

Mandatory viewing.


Luis von Ahn: Massive-scale online collaboration

Just two words at a time.

Forced Merriment: The True Spirit of Christmas

Christopher Hitchens - on christ mass

Just delightful....

LSE - Carne Ross

The Leaderless Revolution

Here comes the real change started by the internet....


Deputy Prime Minister tells bishops to resign

It's that church - again.


Deputy Prime Minister tells bishops to resign

It's that church - again.

Hitchens and Boteach Debate on God.

Christopher Hitchens

As developing primates we prefer junk explanations or conspiracy theories for things we don't understand..

From The Amazing Meeting 5 in Las Vegas, NV

Christopher Hitchens

Sadly missed.


Anyone listening?

- most youngsters don't believe in fairy tales!

The Guardian

CSP forever..

Let's have the Germans develop this technology!

Hans Christian Andersen

Danny Kaye and Zizi Jeanmaire

Why did this pop into my head this morning?

I2 with Jon Snow

President Carter

Very refreshing to hear such an erudite person issue forth on subjects relevant to our lives.

Huff Post

Jon and Rachel.

Some really good points about politics, politicians and the media.

Aloe Blacc

I need a Dollar

Just watch him move....


Spread a little happiness

For everyday use....


Huff Post- Time Lapse View from Space, Fly Over

With music by Peter Gabriel - turn up the volume! - amazing

The Guardian

Garry Younge

Republican decline - rhetorical hyperventilation!

The Guardian and National Geographic

No deal on Climate
The spread of gas, including fracking.

These two things essentially mean "Game Over or Tilt"

Commencement Speech Harvard 2008

JK Rowling Part 1
JK Rowling Part 2
JK Rowling Part 3

Simply a good person - with imagination.

Huff Post

Chan Whee Chong

Round, like a circle in a spiral, like a wheel within a wheel...

Hugh Laurie & Jamie Cullum

Mancurian Blues.

Fun! (Nice suit Jamie!)

Joseph Campbell

The Birth of Mathematical Mythologies

The inevitable order.

The Hill

Public Broadcasting is a vital Public Service

It was Thomas Jefferson, was it not, who said "A functioning democracy requires an informed population". (paraphrased)

Joseph Campbell

Myth As the Mirror for the Ego

Just be as one gets older... free, willing, independant, self-responsible human being with nobel-heart powers.

Robert Reich

Mario Savio Memorial Lecture

Freedom of Speech in the times of Citizens United.

Keith Olbermann

Bloomberg clears Occupy Wall street

Freedoms - what has history taught us? (Bloomberg is the 12th richest man in the US.)

Rolling Stone

The GOP - Party of the Rich

This is a "must read" and very frightening!


Richard Wilkinson

The ramifications of unequal income


Justin Hall-Tipping: Freeing energy from the grid

And what energy problem would that be?


Niall Fergusson, the 6 Apps

Well worth a look! (Is the "West" in a downward spiral? As all dominators do over time.)


Are you a mormon? Are you a christian?

War of the cults.

Jackson et Al

Dancing on the platform...

Sponsored by t-mobile.


Wanna believe - in what?

Amazing clear points.

Huff Post

Two brothers and 3D.

Innovating in Florence

Huff Post

The Third Industrial Revolution

Who will be left behind and who will benefit?

Small town USA

Praise be for Alabama


Huff Post

Steve Jobs commencement address Stanford 2005

Some golden words here.

Elizabeth Warren

The consumer's friend

Sensible politics...

Flash Concert

Copenhagen Station

Keep on dancing

Huff Post

Climate change denial

Why does this happen?

The Hitchen

The ignorance of believers

It is not moral to lie to people and children

The Pope

Who is in the wrong here?

I suppose they think payment comes only later - such bullshit!

Hawksley Workman and Marion Cotillard

No Reason To Cry Out Your Eyes

She who sits in a mini ... wish I had one too! Superb, really!

Ben and Jerry

Citizens united ... it's a screamer!

People have a right to free speech. And corporations?


Bill Nighy on 'Robin Hood tax' for bankers ...

The thieving bankers story continues... There are alternatives...

The Good Book

How to 101.

The helpdesk comes to the rescue.




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