Yoda: Cuba Rising

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Got Crowd? BE the Force!

Good, this is.

Obama administration approves Cuba ferry service licenses

JetBlue Announces Weekly Flights from New York to Havana

Alan Gross Joins New Lobbying Effort for US-Cuba Thaw

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May 6

Open Power: Open Source Activist Tool-Kit

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We are splitting Open Power in three to make it easier for the different constituencies to work with what particularly interests them.The original will remain focused on the Electoral Reform Act of 2015. Libertarians and those who love Alex Jones can go to http://tinyurl.com/OpenPower-Libertarian. Here is the Tiny URL for the secondary focus on the Open Source Activist Tool-Kit: http://tinyurl.com/OpenPower-Tools.

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Mar 14

Chuck Spinney: Iranian Ambassador Itemizes Lies & Misrepresentations by Israel’s Prime Minister

Chuck Spinney

Chuck Spinney

The author of the below op-ed is the Iranian Ambassador to the United Nations.  It is worth reading carefully, because  this op-ed is well sourced, and Ambassador Khoshroo’s argument with respect to Prime Minister Netanyahu’s penchant for threat inflation can be compared to Gareth Porter’s history of Israel’s gaming to the Iranian threat. 

A Response to Netanyahu From Iran’s Ambassador to the U.N.

By GHOLAMALI  KHOSHROO

New York Times (Op-Ed), MARCH 3, 2015

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Mar 6

Michael Kearns: Google in Charge of Truth?

Michael S. Kearns

Michael S. Kearns

In charge of truth? Google considers ranking sites on facts, not popularity

Google is considering putting itself in charge of online truth, in order to assist users in an age of information overload. The web giant would rank search results based on each site’s ‘truth score’ instead of its popularity level. Read more.

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Mar 2