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08 June 2013 @ 03:36 pm
Civil liberties, slut shaming, and conspiracy theories  
* Why we can't ignore the conspiracy theorists.
* "Obama is bad on civil liberties, but that shouldn't surprise anyone."
* "We shouldn’t have to wait for an abuse of power to know that the NSA's snooping has gone too far."
* "The Republican Party is broken, and fixing it is the only way to bring long-term sanity to our politics."
* Russel Brand on reacting to terrorism. (Good read, and I am no fan of his.)
* Good read: Ta-Nehisi Coates on the advise he gives to kids in school today.
* "Slut shaming and concern trolling in geek culture."
* Big data: how Google can predict how well a movie will do at the box office.

Tales from a suburban tourist: Rara in Costa Ricaasimplelife on June 8th, 2013 08:34 pm (UTC)
I am no fan of RB either (and I've read his horrible bio) but I am constantly amazed that periodically he busts out this incredible blog posts (the addictions one was also excellent).