3 April 2013 — Black Agenda Report
3 April 2013 — Jacob Collier
Got sent this by a companero: a clever video by Jacob Collier performing his version of the title song from ‘Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory’, ‘Pure Imagination’ with Collier singing six-part harmony and also on melodica. According to his website, he’s 15 years old and all his music was recorded in his own music room and he plays all the instruments as well. Lots more like this here. Enjoy!
3 April 2013 — Mosaic Records
Jazz Scene U.S.A. was a short-lived syndicated television show shot in Los Angeles in the early ‘60s and hosted by Oscar Brown, Jr. This episode is given over to the Jimmy Smith trio with Quentin Warren and Donald Bailey. If you’ve never had the pleasure of seeing this amazing musician live, enjoy this. – Michael Cuscuna
2 April 2013 — MRZine
Angela Merkel’s face usually displays a rather plain, friendly, almost benign expression, matching her simple, benign words. But in rare unguarded moments, some claim, they glimpse a very hard visage, which is matched, equally rarely, by hardly benign words, like her annoyed statement that Cyprus was “exhausting the patience of its euro partners.” Yes, Angela can get annoyed and lose patience, above all with those irresponsible lands and leaders to the south so reluctant to manfully bear the required share of their burdens.
2 April 2013 — VTJP
Army Attacks Palestinians Protesters In Jerusalem
IMEMC – Israeli soldiers, attacked on Tuesday, a nonviolent protest that was held in the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem, and claimed that the protest was held without a permit from the Police in the occupied city. …
2 April 2013 — Information Clearing House
Camp Nama: British Personnel Reveal Horrors of Secret US Base in Baghdad
By Ian Cobain
Prisoners subjected to electric shocks, held for prolonged periods in cells the size of large dog kennels.
3 April 2013 — The Bullet • Socialist Project • E-Bulletin No. 796
By James Brophy, Robert DeMatteo, Margaret Keith and Michael Gilbertson
As part of a team of international researchers, we have produced a new epidemiological study on the causes of breast cancer. This study adds considerable weight to a growing body of evidence that challenges the prevailing beliefs of the cancer establishment that has minimized the risk of breast cancer posed by occupational and environmental exposures to chemicals. Continue reading