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My Beef with Gmail

Posted December 25, 2009 | 16:02:54 (EST)

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Gmail remembers everything. As it reminded me this morning at login, "Over 7404.846605 megabytes (and counting) of free storage so you'll never need to delete another message." Keep it all: that is the program's basic premise.

Gmail recalls when we forget....

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Scenes From Copenhagen's Street Protests (Part II)

Posted December 20, 2009 | 12:52:05 (EST)

December 16th, COPENHAGEN-- I found the main march by following the helicopter. The protesters planned to storm the Bella Center where the UN climate change negotiations were taking place to establish a "people's assembly" and propose new solutions to climate change.

It began a peaceful march like any other,...

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Scenes From Copenhagen's Street Protests (Part I)

Posted December 20, 2009 | 11:09:11 (EST)

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The idea was to storm the UN climate talks, 6,000 police officers notwithstanding, and set up a "people's assembly" to discuss alternative solutions to climate change.

I joined a couple hundred protesters from Climate Justice Action outside a Metro station about a...

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Slacktivism Strikes Back

Posted December 15, 2009 | 17:55:28 (EST)

The lady in the mermaid suit struggled to keep up with the dance troupe, but her companion in the tuxedo managed his leg kicks with aplomb. The song and dance flourish capped the latest Fossil of the Day awards, a mock celebration of laggard nations at the Copenhagen climate summit....

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Redefining Protest in Copenhagen

Posted December 15, 2009 | 13:23:08 (EST)

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The art of protest is being redefined in Copenhagen. Yes, tens of thousands marched peacefully on Saturday, and some opted for sticks and stones. But another group, the Laboratory of Insurrectionary Imagination, has embraced the bicycle as a symbol and medium for a...

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