At SlateStarCodex, Scott Alexander offers one of his extraordinarily useful book reviews: BOOK REVIEW: SECULAR CYCLES POSTED ON AUGUST 12, 2019 BY SCOTT ALEXANDER There is a tide in the affairs of men. It cycles with a period of about three hundred years. During its flood, farms and businesses prosper, and great empires enjoy golden...
*Political Prisoner Alfred Schaefer Gets 18-More Months in a German Jail for Defending Himself in Court* Monika Schaefer shares this bad news about her brother Alfred today, August 10, 2019 on The Bri ... Read more
Debbie Moehnke's heart attack took her by surprise. It happened in March 2018, while she and her husband were waiting for treatment at a Vancouver, Washington-area medical clinic. The medicos there sp ... Read more
A short, yet impactful video titled “Voice of the Children” has recently just won a bronze medal this summer at the Cannes Gold Lion 2019 Award. via GIPHY Cannes Gold Lion Awards is an annual award ce ... Read more
Shelly Oria You know the beginning: In October 2017, a major newspaper broke a story about a famous producer—a serial predator, a man who wears his ugly on his skin—and our communal ether filled with ... Read more
Michael Taeckens One of the most prominent and liveliest contemporary critics in the United States, Daniel Mendelsohn began contributing reviews, op-eds, and essays to a variety of publications, inclu ... Read more
From Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin: In other words, most professional stand-up comedians are members of the Awkward Squad without the kind of personality that would do well in a t Read more
This is not going to end well. As a result of our ongoing trade war, U.S. relations with China were already rapidly deteriorating, but now the chaos in Hong Kong threatens to completely wreck them. ... Read more