Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Courageous Leaderships

7dot7 is an online photo magazine, and a project of the collective of photographers called RUIDO Photo in Barcelona. Its objective is to become a a repository for an independent, social, critic and committed photojournalism

Thomas Frank: Corporate Democrats Have a Vested Interest in Not Listening to Workers

Discusses how Democratic Party serves the professional class and the top 10% and no longer cares about the poor or working class.

Xero users targeted by info stealer malware

From Cicero to Trump, They’re All in Plutarch’s ‘Lives’ WSJ

Fortune places JPMorgan Chase at the top of the latest Change the World List – doing well by doing good:  “More companies than ever are using the profit motive to solve a multitude of societal problems. Here’s our third annual list of the best of them. Click here to read more about the list and how we choose the companies. Click here to meet six small companies that are rising stars for social good. And click here to learn why more CEOs want to make a social impact.”


BUT THEY PROMISED TO TURN ALL OF THEM OVER: Did Israel Just Bomb a Syrian Chemical Weapons Plant?

Screaming child, Southam Street, 1956 © Roger Mayne

Man banned from Twitter over mosquito death threat

100 Most Influential People in Tax and Accounting

"Apolitical art and artless politics are the fruit of a divide-and- conquer strategy that weakens both; art and politics ignite each other and need each other." ~ Rebecca Solnit


"... hard and fast categories ... tend to be instruments used by the victors." ~ Václav Havel (1986)


"The opinion that art should have nothing to do with politics is itself a political attitude." ~ George Orwell (1946)

"Can it still be controversial to say that an apparently disengaged poetics may also speak a political language - of self-enclosed complacency, passivity, opportunism, false neutrality . . . ?" ~ Adrienne Rich (2006)
"I think art always is political, one way or another. That is, on purpose or by default." ~ Allan Sekula (2005)
“Those who say that art should not propagate doctrines usually refer to doctrines that are opposed to their own.” ~ Jorge Luis Borges (1952)