- More bad news on climate change triggered this excellent rant on America’s failure to do anything substantial to block a catastrophe for humanity. (Oh, and for Americans as well, for all those #MAGA people out there…)
- The origins of kindergarten… before it was turned into a toy store
- More information on America’s broken medical system: Overpriced drugs
- An ex-libertarian’s quest to rebuild the center right (I’m in this group)
- A white basketball player reflects on fan racism and the NBA
- Why are we so bad at planning cities?
- Is there any hope for humanity??
SCIENTISTS: “We’ve produced the first-ever image of a supermassive Black Hole, 55-million light years away”
SCIENTISTS: “We’ve concluded that humans are catastrophically warming Earth”
RESPONSE: “That conflicts with what I want to be true, so it must be false”
— Neil deGrasse Tyson (@neiltyson) April 10, 2019
- A Dutch artist made a book of all the addresses of “mailbox companies” that register in the Netherlands to avoid taxes. Here’s her TEDx talk.
- Here’s the Flying Money 2018 Reader [pdf] of how Amsterdam is part of (as victim and conspirator) international money laundering.
- The “Chicago boys” who built Chile’s free market economy