Day: September 22, 2009

Pink AND Magical!

This is something I’d never noticed before, but in retrospect resonates back into my own childhood. Referencing Clarke’s Third Law, the author of the following piece offers, “Toys marketed to girls don’t use technology; they use magic.” …computers and electronics…

The White Racist Meme

(x-posted at Social Science Lite) It would be an understatement to argue that the mass media has taken on racial analysis with unprecedented zeal since the election of Barack Obama. Unfortunately, in attempts to present fair and balanced news coverage,…

Photo Essay: Factory Like A City

Run, don’t walk, to David Bacon’s photo essay, “Factory Like A City”, posted at Z magazine. It’s about Toyota’s announcement of the closing of the NUMMI plant in Fremont, California after General Motors announced it was withdrawing from the partnership.…