How to Reduce Shootings (2017 Kristof piece that has been updated with new graphics and statistics.)

The Ally of Executioners: Pushkin, Brodsky, and the Deep Roots of Russian Chauvinism

David Bowie’s iconic ‘Let’s Dance’ video and its impact on Indigenous representation (39 years ago!)

28 percent of all Whites and half of conservative Whites affirm that “being a Christian is very important to being truly American.” many also “believe that defending and preserving a White and Christian America will require violence”

The Root of Haiti’s Misery: Reparations to Enslavers

The coming food catastrophe

Why China is still obsessed with disinfecting everything

Sri Lanka’s Dual Crisis: Ethnic Conflict & the Debt Economy

America’s best-selling cars and trucks are built on lies: The rise of fake engine noise

Why Is It So Hard to Be Rational? (TW: Pinker, Tyler Cowen - but worth reading anyway.)

Black farmers lost two-thirds of their agricultural land between 1950 and 1974 -as part of “a conscious policy to destroy the political power of the black vote.”

NYT Student Debt Editorial, Annotated by the Debt Collective

Stop dismissing the risk of long covid

Israel’s Response to Shireen Abu Akleh’s Death Is a Problem

The Nightmare of Being a Surrogate Mother in the Ukraine War

How Taipei discovered an active volcano on its doorstep

Forest Rights Act: Odisha rejected thousands of Adivasis’ claims over land through the pandemic

Seeking land justice for indigenous communities

Scientists are amazed at how fast Taiwan’s crust is moving

Why Critics of Angry Woke College Kids Are Missing the Point

44% of China’s Imprisoned Journalists Are Uyghurs

He Spurred a Revolution in Psychiatry. Then He ‘Disappeared.’

China: Weibo’s new location tag exposes the whereabouts of users, opinion leaders and tiny pinks

Debunking the Qing emperor’s war on drugs

Islamic State and Pakistan fighting in Afghanistan