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The “Wise Use” Roots of the Bundy Seizure of the Federal Refuge in Oregon

The Sunday New York Times provides some of this background <http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/10/opinion/sunday/the-ideological-roots-of-the-oregon-standoff.html?_r=0&gt;, but the 12-year-old piece quoted below from the September 2004 Sierra Club Magazine <http://vault.sierraclub.org/sierra/200409/wiseuse.asp&gt; is clearer about the links to Wise Use and militants in the West, including especially … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a Copyright Coup: Jamaica’s Public Domain Plundered

from a post on the Civic e-mail group JULY 24, 2015 | BY JEREMY MALCOLM HTTPS://WWW.EFF.ORG/DEEPLINKS/2015/07/ANATOMY-COPYRIGHT-COUP-JAMAICAS-PUBLIC-DOMAIN-PLUNDERED A bill extending the term of copyright by an additional 45 years—almost doubling it, in the case of corporate and government works—sailed through the … Continue reading

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Geekoid Tip for “Information Providers” — How to be (more) user friendly. . . . .

For the past month I’ve been taking a free MOOC (Massive Open Online Course — this course is “Data Driven Journalism” and it’s highly recommended — very likely to be offered again in both English and Spanish), presented by the … Continue reading

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