Jason Velázquez, editor
Jason Velázquez, publisher

Jason Velázquez has worked in journalism and publishing for the better part of 20 years now, even though he knows it’s a filthy habit. He writes the shows, sets up and records the interviews, edits the audio, and publishes the episodes. He also handles the web page maintenance, marketing, sales, finance, and administration. The desire to bring some buccaneers on board to help manage the sails should be pretty obvious…He would welcome an e-mail from you. If, however, you have confidential or sensitive information to pass along, please visit our Contact Page to learn about more secure options.

Racism, slurs, and White liberal silence

Reflections on complicity NOTE: This editorial was mainly written during the second week of July, 2019. I delayed publishing it, ...
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Happy New Year, Greylock Nation!

I took last week off from putting out our newsletter to give us all a break. No last-minute appeals to ...
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Siege Mentality

"The Siege of Magdeburg," by Eduard Steinbrüc; 1866 "...we’re in a historic transitional moment and the very foundations of society ...
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White House response to murder of Khashoggi threatens First Amendment

Editorial, by Jason Velázquez Our nation’s president has put the First Amendment on the block. And, at a mere $110 ...
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After the Asters

"Coyotes Running," photo by ForestWander; [CC BY-SA 3.0 us], via Wikimedia Commons The last aster had bloomed. Light came slanting ...
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Kayleigh McEnany and the the Real News

Kayleigh McEnany, rightist political operative, began hosting what I'll generously call a web series on Facebook this week. Based on ...
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Why local journalism needs to build better audiences, not just newsrooms

So, I'm kind of in a weird place. As a one-time newspaperman trying to work my way back into journalism, ...
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The neural-computer interface already exists. Privacy law is not only not keeping ahead of the science, it's not even part of the public discussion. Photo courtesy DARPA

Privacy Battle: Today, your phone. Tomorrow, your brain.

The understandable, though misguided, tendency to put encryption front and center in the battle over data security Like so many ...
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"Abundantia," by Peter Paul Rubens; public domain.

Abundance and Envy

Peter Paul Rubens - Abundance (Abundantia) I cruised southward alone along a curving, coastal dream road in central Maine. I ...
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