August 04, 2018 Archive August 2018

Rian Johnson explains why he deleted 20,000 tweets following James Gunn firing

American farmers want trade partners, not handouts

Where Donald Trump and the elites agree on protectionism: Patents and copyrights

Today's conservatives are terrified of "socialism." It wasn't always that way

Set up a home security system with this WiFi camera

Brighten your teeth naturally with these charcoal solutions

The entropy wars: Five financial uncertainties of 2018 (so far)

Corporations have been working with the right wing to weaponize the First Amendment for decades

Supreme Court struggles to define "searches" as technology changes

Drug trade group quietly spends "dark money" to sway policy and voters

Facebook should shut down its News Feed until the midterm elections

President Trump's "racist" tweet about LeBron James backfires, sees criticism from all sides

Andrew Sullivan plays himself, proves "racist" tweets by New York Times hire were innocent

How we talk about Iran matters — and not just Trump's "BE CAUTIOUS!" tweets

Why fewer kids work the kind of summer jobs that their parents used to have

Did left-wing Hillary hate put Trump in the White House? A toxic question with bad answers

James Franco eyes first major directing job since sexual misconduct claims

Move over, Bitcoin bros: A green cryptocurrency is here

She’s running: "Charlotte Walsh Likes to Win" is the essential political novel for the 2018 midterms

QAnon believers react to Bill Maher's monologue on the conspiracy theory

#MeToo movement finds an unlikely champion in Wall Street with the new "Weinstein clause"

How the US drug war fuels migration, violence and trauma 

Weaponized information seeks a new target in cyberspace: Users’ minds

"Orange Is the New Black" and the chilling truths of deportation and incarceration

Don’t lose sleep over it: Even if you don’t get enough shut-eye, most fixes are easy

The weird art of cooking with an espresso machine

Far-right groups and antifascists collide in Portland

After I survived cancer, I celebrated with a birthday cake

Reliving Woodstock 1969, in photographs