#society

Inside the minds of the Judge Dredd writers putting him (and Mega-City One) inside a 'Defund the Police' style storyline

#comics #society

How To Be Smart

Long but good write-up about what happened when modern society started to treat the superficial aesthetics of science like a fetish and use it to force decisions on people.

#science #society

Silicon Valley’s worldview is not just an ideology; it’s a personality disorder.

#big tech #society #politics

Who gets to survive and 'rewild' themselves?

#disaster #society #health

We’re overworked, and everyone just needs to lie down

#health #society

A Canadian study gave $7,500 to homeless people. Here’s how they spent it.

The results show the power of cash transfers to reduce homelessness.

#society #finance #science

You're Not Going to Make It

#society #disaster

Shattering the myth of men as hunters and women as gatherers

#society #gender #science

The age of average

#art #architecture #design #media #society

We need reasons to bring justice, but to abuse other people, that's our divine right, isn't it.

#society #updates

An Open Letter To Men Who Love Women Over 35 — This Is Why We Flinch When You Touch Us

#gender #society

As its trees come back, Nepal notches a victory against deforestation

Community-managed forests now account for more than one-third of Nepal’s forest cover, which has grown by about 22% since 1988.

#asia #climate #society

From barristers to refuse collectors, Britons strike en masse

Workers are livid that employers are refusing to pay more against the backdrop of wage-crushing inflation.

#uk #economics #society

Ross-on-Wye readers are cautious of a cashless society

#uk #economics #society

Every Batman Movie And The Real-World Fears They Highlight

#movies #society

sex as a social construct

#gender #science #society

Ancient Greeks didn’t kill ‘weak’ babies, new study argues

Stories of Sparta aside, analysis questions idea that infirm infants were abandoned to die

#antiquity #society #health

Street Views

Long, stunning dive into the history of urban photography at the intersection of technology and society.

#photos #tech #vintage #society #cities

Licenses Alone Do Not Govern Behavior in Open Source

#software #society #law

Black Lives Matter protests have saved lives, study finds

#america #racism #society #science

Maslow Got It Wrong

Read: he deliberately misrepresented Native American teachings to make individualism seem like a good thing rather than the destructive force it is.

#society #science

The Great Covid Class War

The pandemic has created the perfect pretext for enacting economically destructive policies.

#pandemic #economics #society

You Have No Obligation To Conform To A Wildly Sick Society

#society #ethics

Luxury Ghost Towns

The pandemic proved cities have far too many ultraexpensive apartments. They shouldn’t forget it.

#housing #business #pandemic #society

I went to see a movie, and instead I saw the future

#tech #society

Climate change: Big lifestyle changes are the only answer

#climate #society

Advertising is a cancer on society

#media #society

Support networking

#tech #health #society

The problem with Nobel prizes and the myth of the lone genius

#society #science

The Dangers of Elite Projection

#cities #society

City of Villains: Why I Don’t Trust Batman

#comics #society

Community bonds, not seawalls, key to minimizing deaths: 3/11 study

#society #disaster #japan

Virginity Is A Social Construct

#sexuality #society