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21 August 2008

The Lord of the Rings: 1981 BBC Radio Adaptation

Starring Ian Holm as Frodo, as opposed to Bilbo. Each episode is about an hour. Here's a site devoted to the series.

Episode 1


Episode 2


Episode 3


Episode 4


Episode 5


Episode 6


Episode 7


Episode 8


Episode 9


Episode 10


Episode 11


Episode 12


Episode 13 (Final)

20 August 2008

David Harvey on The Real News Network: The State of the Empire

Wonderful to see TRNN going to truly profound thinkers for, well, the real news. Subsequent parts to come:


The Business of Detention: Mother Jones on Immigration Detention Centers



Just in case you're wondering how something like this can happen.... For those who think the Ng case was the proverbial "one bad apple," read this: Iowa Town Turned Into “Open-Air Prison” as Wives of Men Arrested in Largest Immigration Raid in U.S. History Forbidden to Work…Or Leave.