Out of curiosity, can you clarify what you mean when you say "political means." If we are talking about protest/direct-action/organizing/ and voting I would agree. If it's solely voting, I think that is a tougher argument to make considering the political means are still not practically available for many. For… » 4/15/14 1:38pm 4/15/14 1:38pm

I think it's unlikely that Google directly funds anything like this. Usually, per COINTELPRO and other such programs, the goal is to collect information, agitate to use violence and to destabilize strong networks of community organizers and activists. I think Google is much, much, much more likely to fund local police… » 4/09/14 8:56am 4/09/14 8:56am

Sooo, my wedding is in 9 days. What should I be freaking out more over? The fact that my wife-to-be and I have not started on our seating chart, the fact that rain may disrupt our ceremony, or the whole biggest-commitment-ever thing? I am leaning strongly towards seat-chart but am open to suggestion. » 5/30/13 12:57pm 5/30/13 12:57pm

This is disgusting. I make sure to buy union whenever possible and I stumbled across this retailer and perused the website. It became clear that they were not actually union folks. I marvel at the cognitive dissonance going here. -Hey everyone, remember that time when workers made a decent wage and were protected? Us… » 11/16/12 12:06pm 11/16/12 12:06pm