Items for January 2021

Why Is the Netherlands Rioting Over COVID Now?

Tags: europe, health, politics

The US Empire Is Crumbling Before Our Eyes

With unprecedented economic inequality and massive overspending on military expansion, America now looks a lot like 476 CE Rome.

Tags: america, politics, history

Over 700,000 paintings from the Rijksmuseum online copyright free

Tags: internet, art

‘No longer acceptable’ for platforms to take key decisions alone, EU Commission says

This is terrifying. Now they speak up? When marginalized people are silenced online, where's the outrage from politicians?

Old farts, get your hands off the internet already.

Tags: europe, internet, free speech

Can Oral Sex Give You Cancer?

Tags: sexuality, health

Natural disasters cost the U.S. a record $22 billion in 2020

Tags: climate, disaster, economics

The Science That Explains Trump’s Grip on White Males

Tags: science, politics

Fostering a culture that values stability and reliability

Tags: tech, culture

Read this before you buy a Soviet camera

Tags: vintage, photos, engineering