Steve Bannon: Donald Trump’s chief strategist has a grand vision for remaking America — Quartz
Quartz performed the heroic task of watching Bannon’s films and presents the worldview of “the Leni Riefenstahl of the Tea Party”. I guess he’s been promoted to Goebbels now.
How to Avoid Being Psychologically Destroyed by Your Newsfeed
Been thinking about this a lot
Liberal fears of proportional representation and a referendum killed Trudeau’s reform promise
I don’t get why they didn’t just go with a ranked ballot.
Sony sold more consoles last fall than in any quarter in PlayStation history
Poised to become the best-selling console ever.
Trump’s First Two Days of February
This is a collection of stories from just the past 48 hours or so that I’ve found to be alarming and/or outrageous.
The future of Studio Ghibli in a post-Miyazaki world
Two Competing Narratives of Intention and a Third Theory
I’ll go light on the Trump stuff from now on, but this is really good
Trump Considers Deporting Legal Immigrants for Being Poor
Wow. Things getting worse, quickly.
How to Build an Autocracy
We are living through the most dangerous challenge to the free government of the United States that anyone alive has encountered. What happens next is up to you and me. Don’t be afraid. This moment of danger can also be your finest hour as a citizen and an American.
This guy was Bush’s speechwriter. He’s full neocon.
Four Tet Made a Playlist of Music from Trump’s List of Banned Countries
Quebec City mosque attack suspect known for right-wing online posts
Nirvanna the Band the Show puts Toronto front and centre in hilarious new show for VICELAND
Trial Balloon for a Coup?
George R.R. Martin releasing new Game of Thrones short story this year
Not the GRRM news we are hoping for
Hotel ransomed by hackers as guests locked in rooms
Protest Grows ‘Out of Nowhere’ at Kennedy Airport After Iraqis Are Detained
Oh America. The next four or fewer years are going to be a real roller coaster ride huh?
Trump’s Order Blocks Immigrants at Airports, Stoking Fear Around Globe
US solar power employs more people than oil, coal and gas combined, report shows
Apple strategy in ‘smart home’ race threatened by Amazon
I don’t completely buy that narrative. The smart home world is young still, and Apple’s install base is orders of magnitude larger than Amazon’s. Wouldn’t you guess Apple will get into the speaker/AI/home hub game soon?
Kathleen Wynne stopping John Tory’s plan for tolls on DVP, Gardiner
The Ontario Liberals don’t believe in anything, do they?