Universal Health Care Could Have Saved More Than 330,000 U.S. Lives during COVID - Scientific American

Transgender people in Taiwan hope for change in ID regulations after landmark court rulings

India Isn’t Ready for a Deadly Combination of Heat and Humidity

US can’t afford fall boosters for all—even after cuts to test and PPE spending

Cutting Edge - Pakistan’s artisans use skill and precision to transform rough stones into lustrous gems. by Ping-hsiu Alice Lin

Inflation is caused by too little capacity

The Radical, Transnational Legacy of Tiananmen Workers

Lakota elders helped a white man preserve their language. Then he tried to sell it back to them.

Report: China-linked Twitter harassment targets female Asian journalists who work for western news outlets

When Cars Kill Pedestrians (I was so impressed with how safe the roads were in the Netherlands.)

Cosmism: Russia’s religion for the rocket age

Taiwan’s divide that fueled shooting also splits my family - Los Angeles Times

A Major Science Journal Publisher Adds A Weird Notice To Every Paper. What’s Behind This?

Google’s plan to talk about caste bias led to ‘division and rancor’

Hong Kongers fled to Taiwan to escape China’s crackdown. Now they are leaving. (Taiwan can help? Not for refugees.)

Plastic Recycling Doesn’t Work and Will Never Work

Why Ukraine Matters for the Left

Remembering Apple’s Newton, 30 years on (I loved my Newton, but I was embarrassed to use it in public!)

Why didn’t the Times cover Aristide’s debt campaign in 2003? (When everyone else did…)

India’s Supreme Court Orders Police to Respect Prostitutes’ Rights

House M.D. Confuses Me

New evidence suggests Shireen Abu Akleh was killed in targeted attack by Israeli forces - CNN

How the Western Media Missed the Story of Shireen Abu Akleh’s Death

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