Archive for January 17th, 2011

January 17th, 2011 - 10:26 pm § in America

Rhetoric: Diagnosis by Mug Shot

(updates, original post 14 Jan  2011) On the Berkeley Blog, Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton, associate professor of psychology, diagnoses insanity via a mug shot and media commentary. He says that the “smiling mugshot of Jared Loughner (has sent) chills down people’s spine.” and then goes on t[...]

January 17th, 2011 - 11:10 am § in China, Politics

China debates: Reagan vs. Mao?

Tania Branigan of the Guardian: Communisty party top brass depart from tight-lipped unity as politburo gears up for change in 2012   excerpts “One of the most important lessons Chinese leaders have learned from the 1989 Tiananmen incident is that they should not reveal their internal conflict[...]

January 17th, 2011 - 10:45 am § in America

Last Minute Events to Honor MLK!

From The Seattle Times , UW Tacoma, Publicola, Today MLK workshops, rally and march: Martin Luther King Celebration Committee regionwide celebration with “Many Voices United to Build the Beloved Community” workshops, 9:30-11 a.m.; rally, 11 a.m.; march to Federal Building, Second Avenue [...]