1. Essay: Thoreau’s Wilderness Legacy, Beyond the Shores

    https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/07/books/review/douglas-brinkley...

    2017-07-07 · To honor Thoreau on his 200th birthday, pay homage to all the outdoor temples his “in wildness” declaration helped protect.

  2. Iraq, Syria and the Middle East – An essay by Tony Blair ...

    www.tonyblairoffice.org/news/entry/iraq-syria-and-the-middle-east...

    Latest News Iraq, Syria and the Middle East – An essay by Tony Blair Saturday, Jun 14, 2014 in Office of Tony Blair. The civil war in Syria with its attendant ...

  3. Confessions of a Catholic convert to capitalism | …

    https://www.americamagazine.org/politics-society/2017/02/06/...

    The free-enterprise system is compatible with caring for the least of us, writes an economist and convert to Catholicism.

  4. TV Club: The Z Nation season finale climbs high, then ...

    www.avclub.com/tvclub/z-nation-season-finale-climbs-high-then...

    What makes a good cliffhanger? Stories must earn the ability to make viewers wait to find out the conclusion to a narrative arc. It requires wrapping up previous plot ...

  5. Economic Inequality - Paul Graham

    paulgraham.com/ineq.html

    January 2016 Since the 1970s, economic inequality in the US has increased dramatically. And in particular, the rich have gotten a lot richer. Nearly everyone who ...

  6. On Chomsky and the Two Cultures of Statistical Learning

    norvig.com/chomsky.html

    On Chomsky and the Two Cultures of Statistical Learning At the Brains, Minds, and Machines symposium held during MIT's 150th birthday party, Technology Review reports ...

  7. lengthy photo essay - time.com

    time.com/26789/w-eugene-smith-life-magazine-1951-photo-essay-nurse...

    While the media goes berserk over a royal baby in England, LIFE focuses on a heroic South Carolina nurse and midwife named Maude Callen.

  8. Saving Science - The New Atlantis

    www.thenewatlantis.com/publications/saving-science

    Saving Science Science isn’t self-correcting, it’s self-destructing. To save the enterprise, scientists must come out of the lab and into the real world.

  9. Al Gore: Climate of Denial - Rolling Stone

    www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/climate-of-denial-20110622

    Al Gore: Climate of Denial. Can science and the truth withstand the merchants of poison?

  10. The Moral Life of Babies | The New York Times

    www.nytimes.com/2010/05/09/magazine/09babies-t.html

    2010-05-05 · Not long ago, a team of researchers watched a 1-year-old boy take justice into his own hands. The boy had just seen a puppet show in which one puppet ...