May 31, 2022

Russia’s War in Ukraine Could Become Genocide. Will, if they win.

Many on the activist left just do not think that poor (and disproportionately black, I might add) people killing each other is really so bad, whereas they think that that their sensibilities being offended is entirely awful.

All police lie.

What America Needs Is a Liberalism That Builds.

Ritualistic child sacrifice is the price we pay for veneration of gun rights.

Inflation has been pummeling the middle class for decades, but the out-of-touch CPI masks this reality.

The Hard Truth: Gun Safety Must Be Everything That Republicans Fear.

May 30, 2022

The Sit-Up Is Over. It used to dominate American fitness practice. Now it’s all but over.

Is Cancel Culture Finally Over?

The Gilded Age of (Unpaid) Internet Writing.

Illegal Immigration Is Down, Changing the Face of California Farms.

The tree-planting misconception. Conservation is not about rewinding the ecological clock.

How long are Americans sad and angry about mass shootings? Four days.

The Future of Birth Control. Male contraceptive gels, “night-before” pills that disrupt ovulation, and the brave future of human contraception.

May 29, 2022

The Dead End of Corporate Activism.

The U.S. must commit to making South and Southeast Asia rich.

The Unanswered Question. If an entire generation thinks the system is broken, might that be a “you” problem?

The Really Thin Blue Line.

Four Thai-made Covid vaccines almost ready to seek FDA approval.

After 21 people were killed, the Republican party’s newest enemy is … doors.

Uvalde’s ugly truth: Cops won’t help you.

How Capitalism Drives Cancel Culture.


The European Union Was Designed to Stifle Democracy.

‘Empress of terror’: Japanese Red Army founder released from prison.

Virtual learning apps tracked and shared kids’ data and online activities with advertisers, report says.

What school shootings do to the kids who survive them, from Sandy Hook to Uvalde.

May 28, 2022

As we endure shooting after shooting, the US starts to seem like a body being attacked from within by some strange and debilitating illness.

The China evac. Companies finally want to leave. But can they afford to?

Major New Zealand salmon producer shuts farms as warming waters cause mass die-offs.

France’s crop yields will be ‘very poor’ due to unprecedented drought.

Ancient Earth globe.

Why is Xi Jinping doubling down on a ‘zero-Covid’ policy that is causing massive economic distress and public anger in China?

Retail earnings reveal major gaps between lower- and higher-income shoppers. Shocking noone.

A Culture That Kills Its Children Has No Future.

Vaccines Are Still Mostly Blocking Severe Disease. Our original-recipe shots are holding up against new variants. But we may need to improve them, and soon.

How Corporate America’s Favorite Legal Trick Is Backfiring. For decades, companies have used arbitration agreements to shirk responsibilities to their customers and employees — but now the tables have turned.

NRA Convention Applauds As Gunman Massacres Entire Crowd.

Never-Before-Heard Buzzword Flying Around Office Can’t Be Good.

Beyond the official clichés: The Texas school shooting reveals the advanced sickness of American society.

You Are Going to Get COVID Again … And Again … And Again. Probably not.

Columbine happened 23 years ago. How is America still no further forward?

May 27, 2022

Job interview canceled due to looming recession.

National suicide plays out one murderous mass shooting at a time.

Copyright As Censorship: Abuse Of The DMCA To Try To Delete Online News Is Rampan.

Abortion’s Last Stand in the South: A Post-Roe Future Is Already Happening in Florida.

Farm vehicles approaching weights of sauropods exceed safe mechanical limits for soil functioning.

On rebooting: the unreasonable effectiveness of turning computers off and on again.

A New Enzyme Found in Compost Just Set a Speed Record For Breaking Down Plastic.

If Europe and Japan can have small, cheap EVs, why can’t America? Here, the big trucks just run you over.

Secrets of California’s skydiving salamanders revealed by researchers.

Putin’s real goal in Ukraine isn’t territory. Putin isn’t just trying to take over Ukrainian land — he is trying to obliterate Ukrainian identity.

FTC fines Twitter $150M for using 2FA phone numbers for ad targeting.

New York divorce coercion gang.

US New Home Sales Plummet, Inventory Rises To The Highest Level Since 2008.

The Surveillance State Is Primed for Criminalized Abortion.

A City Fights Back Against Heavyweight Cars.

It’s not beige, it’s not grey: it’s greige – and it’s why all our houses look the same.

Ireland’s abortion ban was a story of suffering and death.

May 25, 2022

Sharp cut in methane now could help avoid worst of climate crisis.

New York City Removes Last Public Pay Phone in End of an Era.

Average Age of Cars & Trucks in Operation Rises to Record, as New Vehicle Sales & Miles Driven Plunged.

How Crypto Is Using the Behavioral Dynamics of Bernie Madoff’s Fraud.

Workers are being forced to put up with some truly abominable behavior.

Clarence and Ginni Thomas Are Telling Us Exactly How the 2024 Coup Will Go Down.

Americans are stuck in an age of scarcity, and they don’t like it.

How the Kent State massacre raised your tuition.

Maximum likelihood pandemic-scale phylogenetics.

Ukraine destruction: how the Guardian documented Russia’s use of illegal weapons.

Giant container ships are ruining everything. We can blame the Big Boat Era for many of our supply chain headaches.

The Era of Borderless Data Is Ending.

Defining anabolic resistance: implications for delivery of clinical care nutrition. You need more protein as you age, not less.

Deadly Indian heatwave made 30 times more likely by climate crisis.

Recession is ‘likely,’ former SEC chief economist says.

A serology test result positive for SARS-COV-2 was positively associated only with persistent anosmia (odds ratio, 2.59; 95% CI, 1.57-4.28), even when restricting the analyses to participants who attributed their symptoms to COVID-19 infection.

A history of punctuation.

High-tech surveillance in post-Roe America: Chilling new report outlines possible future.

Prices for oil, natural gas, food and other goods will stay elevated while economic growth slides, bringing stagflation. Also my assessment.

May 24, 2022

Bankers Are Driving the Wheat Price Explosion, Not the War in Ukraine. Global starvation is a choice. Always is.

Ancient ‘Tanks’? Chariots, Scythed Chariots and Carroballistae.

What Walmart, Target, Home Depot and Lowe’s tell us about the state of the American consumer.

Germany Inc. Jan-Werner Müller on Europe after the invasion.

Economical Cars, Hybrids, Small SUVs Suddenly Hot, Inventories Depleted. But Supply of Trucks & Full-Size SUVs Rises.

Democracies Can Out-Compete the China-Russia Alliance.

How the Right to Birth Control Could Be Undone.

The New Land Yacht Aiming to Break a Land Speed Record.

‘Workers don’t want toys or free food, they want a higher quality of life’: The Great Resistance is here. Companies struggle to get workers back to the office.

New study estimates how long mined metals circulate before being lost.

We must stop letting Russia define the terms of the Ukraine crisis.

Don’t believe those who say ending Roe v Wade will leave society largely intact.

Does Lifting Weights Stunt Growth?

How GDPR Is Failing.

Find an Abortion.

Ukraine endgames 2.0: Can either side ‘win’ this war?

Kids Are Far, Far Behind in School.

flagging emoji?

How to Prepare for the Next Ukraine. Washington Must Ramp Up Support for Vulnerable Partners—Before It’s Too Late.

The Normalization of “Working Through Covid.”

Ukrainians using e-bikes mounted with missiles to blow up Russian tanks.

Long Covid Is Dangerous. The Fear of It Still Shouldn’t Rule Your Life.. Exactly.