Driving Blind: Slave Labor in the Modern Economy
He did not move. Eyes shut, he waited, shivering. He heard Travis breathe loud in the room; he heard Travis shift his rifle, click the safety catch, and raise the weapon. There was a sound of thunder.”
Chandeliers made from recycled bicycles, cut steel, and LEDs adorn an underpass in San Antonio, Texas.
Daniel Dennett tries to balance philosophy and science, and risks getting called a “flaming idiot” in the process.
“There is no reading, only rereading.” And because none of us has the time to do so we risk forgetting what we read just months, weeks, or hours ago.
Nicolas Winding Refn’s (Drive, Vahalla Rising) new film Only God Forgives gets booed at Cannes and Ryan Gosling turns in another one of his stock violent, moody performances.
The final Man of Steel trailer is out, and it’s as good as everything else we’ve seen so far.
Derek Thompson tells those indignant over Apple’s tax sheltering to grow up and get use to it.
This year’s graduating class has the highest average amount of student debt yet.
Meanwhile, Hamilton Nolan calls for an international minimum wage, exclaiming “Prices would rise a bit. That’s okay. We would never countenance buying goods produced with slave labor, just because they were cheap.”