March 15th, 2012

News

Africa, exports, and solitary confinement

THURSDAY NEWS:
* Tom the Dancing Bug on what to do when you've been targeted for a drone attack.
* Nice. Former Iranian captive denounces prison cruelty - in America.
* We need to change how we view Africa.
* Is the fighting in Gaza a proxy war?
* Greta Christina is proud that Americans are standing up for birth control.
* Today's chart: what we export to the world.
* On political dynasties and democracy.
* Neat! A Tolkienesque map of the United States.
* Whoah. Ordinary pictures with creepy backstories.