Links for July 27 2016

* Michelle Obama’s speech at the 2016 DNC

“Who will have the power to shape our children?”

* Ray Kurzweil: The world isn’t getting worse — our information is getting better

“A century ago, there would be a battle that wiped out the next village, you’d never even hear about it. Now there’s an incident halfway around the globe and we not only hear about it, we experience it.”

* Reddit, of all places, has complied the definitive list of evidence: Trump openly calls for the U.S to commit war crimes and advocates for the murder of innocent women and children.

Reddit. I mean, really. You can’t argue with that.

* Michael Jordan: ‘I can no longer stay silent’

“As a proud American, a father who lost his own dad in a senseless act of violence, and a black man, I have been deeply troubled by the deaths of African-Americans at the hands of law enforcement and angered by the cowardly and hateful targeting and killing of police officers.”

* When Will The Gates Of Atlantis Open And Welcome Us Back Into The Sea: Day One Of The DNC

“Later that morning we go across the street to a sort of ready-made meal outpost and as we are standing in line, my companion Laurie Penny says, “This feels like the luxury communist automat future,” and I agree, both because it feels true and also because it feels like this is the sort of conversation I should be having all the time.”



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: