Rising inequality in the United States is a real problem, but that doesn’t mean we should find ways to disregard the reduction of global inequality nor that we should treat all increases in inequality in other countries as first order problems.
Where the people are so deep you're drowning
What did Boethius (and Plato) have against poetry?
“We conclude that the growth in modern retail, characterized by modern chains of midern establishments with more levels of hierarchy, is raising wage rates relative to traditional mom-and-pop retail stores.”
Jonathan McLeod looks at two recent court cases, noting the existence of rape culture and male privilege without ever using the terms.
I have a friend from college who I get into frequent debates with on Israel and Palestine. I can’t remember the exact words he used to describe himself but I believe he calls himself...
A couple in Glendora, CA face a $500 fine for saving water by not watering their lawn. Simultaneously, the state wants to fine people who water their lawns. That is, folks can receive a...
The fine folks at Fox News apparently believe that President Obama hasn’t been sufficiently Reagan-esque in his reaction to the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.
Vikram is sick of warnings. Either that or tumors.
Candy. From World Candy Confections. Some observations:
Some people call me Maurice.
True Detective has been watched. Spoiler-free review: it’s not bad. Warning, major spoilers in the post itself.
The ability to make your own decks! Finally! (Pity that the bells and whistles get in the way…)
Will Truman risked life and limb using all sorts of GPS and Navigation apps so that he could report them to you. Kicking off a series of posts on Android apps, this week looks at nine different navigation apps and reports the results.
Tod Kelly reports on two happy endings from hellish telecommunication customer fails, and wonders aloud about the possible role the industry’s push to end net neutrality might have had in bringing them about.
The internet is full of stuff I’ll never find.
Russell and Kazzy descend to a new level of hell with an ESPYs viewing party.
Can someone who knows Latin give me a hand?
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