The private prison industry is interesting and horrible for many reasons. Here are tens of thousands of words explaining why. Plus, videos!
Oops, I have to do more work, I will add more links later.
Apparently reason.com is a Libertarian website. campusreform.org is a Conservative website. They were pretty happy to point out that the Bias Response Team at the U of O is is now subject to an internal review, which is of course far less of a surprise twist than they paint it to be. It’s probably more important to think and talk about how the U of O and Eugene and Oregon used to be centers of activity for the KKK.
Does an affinity for “nature” or “wilderness” come along with an aversion to people? For John Muir, in some ways, yes.
Our reliance on the Internet for impartial information delivery is problematic. I have definitely been feeling that recently – my news feed is bimodal. This is part of why Trump supporters think he’s going to win. Oh wait! Don’t read too much about Trump, that’s an important rule. Instead, read this amazing Donald and Hobbes mashup.
President Barack Obama wrote an excellent and personal essay on why he is a feminist, and what that means to him.
I am not a parent (yet), so of course I feel qualified to say that many parenting techniques are obviously and demonstrably terrible.
For fans, a fun interview with Patrick Rothfuss. Take your time, sir!
Finally, remember that biology is the most amazing thing.