Thursday, January 28, 2016

The Socialist Marijuana Revolution

Chasing a Nobel in South Korea

State role in killings by IRA changes everything

Oil Pares Gains as OPEC Delegates Temper Russia Meeting Talk

World's oldest tea remains discovered on ancient trade route

Can Uber tame drunken riders?

Score big with 11 dips from the Bay Area

Dow Up

Signs of Modern Astronomy Seen in Ancient Babylon

New Wave Feminism

 The Internet changed a movement, but maybe not for the better. From Betty Friedan to Beyoncé, today’s generation embraces feminism on its own terms.
Quiz: What kind of feminist (or anti-feminist) are you?

The mutation significance cutoff: gene-level thresholds for variant predictions

The Invention of Serendipity

Long-lost photos from legendary S.F. concert discovered amid dust

The conman who pulled off history’s most audacious scam

Forget what Trump says, why Brussels is no #hellhole

Bitcoin and darknet are making it harder to track online child abuse

Death of a troll

Outrage as plant bosses acquitted over fatal toxic spill in Hungary

Oregon standoff shows troubling signs of a movement on the offensive

Dow Wanders

Super Bowl ads: Why Bay Area tech firms still fork over the cash

US election: The 11 cards that sum up the Republican race


“Fox News just announced that Clint Eastwood will be onstage at tonight’s debate to address an empty podium.”

Zika Virus ‘Spreading Explosively’ in Americas, W.H.O. Says

Erotics in Prison: On Jean Genet’s “Our Lady of the Flowers”

How America's Gun Manufacturers Are Quietly Getting Richer Off Taxpayers

Death inside

The Sinister History of the Belle and Sebastian Email List

Bad news at the Guardian – is it too late to apply the brakes?

James Ridgeway’s Solitary Reporting

Cognitive Science in the Jazz Club

In a Bad Neighborhood, the Czech Republic Becomes Investor Haven

Ford Q4 earnings

Japanese economy minister Akira Amari quits over bribery claims

Opposing austerity is not enough

Should Labour split?

Scientists Move Closer to Understanding Schizophrenia’s Cause

Burning bondholders ‘could have saved the State €9bn’

Italy's Banking Woes Seen Dogging Renzi After Bad-Loan Deal

Want to reverse sky-high inequality? Bernie Sanders is the pragmatic choice

Amazon and Netflix need to decide if they’re in the TV or movie business

Sweden 'to expel up to 80,000 failed asylum-seekers'

Amid Risk, Saudis Keep the Oil Flowing