The Democrats Are Blocking a $15 Minimum Wage

If Bitcoin actually did any of the things its proponents claimed, they might have a point; but they don’t

Somebody give me a few million dollars to do a remake of Breaking Bad set in Taiwan…

How a farmers’ protest in India evolved into a mass movement that refuses to fade

Japan’s ruling party invites women to meetings – but won’t let them speak

Report (in Chinese) about my university’s efforts to install solar panels

Malnutrition is rising across India - why?

It amazes me that Amazon takes zero responsibility for goods sold on its site

Myanmar’s generals blindsided by Gen Z protests

Universities must stop presuming that all students are tech-savvy

Myanmar’s Protesting Workers Are Unbowed

China : Xinjiang :: India : Kashmir

The bankruptcy rate of those who stormed the capital building was nearly twice as high as that of the American public

Places with BLM protests experience a 15% to 20% decrease in police homicides over the ensuing five years

Rihanna Is Right About the Importance of India’s Massive Farmer Protests (decent intro if you haven’t been following)

Taoyuan hospital crisis over, CECC says

The best overview I’ve found so far regarding the possible reasons for a coup in Myanmar

‘Bingeing free expression’: popularity of Clubhouse app soars in China (UPDATE: It has already been blocked in China.)

Anthropologist detained, beaten, forcibly disappeared in Egypt

Free speech under threat as India clamps down on farmer protests

How the Long Persecution of the Rhineland Jews Shaped Karl Marx

You may find some of the details in this story distressing.

I was going to write a review of A Sun 陽光普照, but don’t have anything to add to what Brian wrote

GameStop madness isn’t David vs Goliath. It’s Goliath vs. Goliath, with David as a fig leaf

With flags on India’s Red Fort, farmers challenge Modi and protest movement unity