Bill McKibben, “Climate: Will We Lose the Endgame?”
Paul Krugman, “The Big Green Test: Conservatives and Climate Change.”
What I’ve been speculating about for years now: physicists are saying consciousness is a state of matter.
National Security State
David Cole, “The Drone Memo: Secrecy Made It Worse.”
Adam Liptak, “Major Ruling Shields Privacy of Cellphones.”
Dylan Matthews, “The Surreal Infographics ISIS is Producing, Translated.”
Peter Beinart, “Obama’s Disastrous Iraq Policy: An Autopsy.”
Choe Sang-Hun, “North Korea Warns US Over Film Mocking Its Leader.” (Oh no. James Franco and Seth Rogen cannot be responsible for WW III. . . .)
US Culture and Literature
Ryan Bubalo, “Danger Close: The Iraq War in American Fiction.”
Annalee Newitz and Emily Stamm, “10 Failed Utopian Cities That Influenced the Future.” Atomurbia, the Nuke-Proof National Land Use Plan is particularly interesting.
Humanities and Higher Education