Happy New Year!
Who was Janus, the Roman god of beginnings and endings? The Conversation
New Year’s Is America’s Fourth-Favorite Holiday FiveThirtyEight
Red Square lights up with fireworks as Moscow sees in the New Year – but Dubai CANCELS its display for ‘security reasons’ and instead emblazons the world’s tallest skyscraper in spectacular laser display Daily Mail
The Biggest Technology Failures of 2017 MIT Technology Review
Goodbye, Erica Garner Rolling Stone (martha r). Matt Taibbi.
New Cold War
Kill Me Now
Ex-DNC chair: Biden would ‘win overwhelmingly’ against Trump in 2020 The Hill. Really?!? They just don’t get it, do they?
And Quiet Flow the Rivers The Wire
ADDERALL RISKS: MUCH MORE THAN YOU WANTED TO KNOW Slate Star Codex. About much more than Adderall.
Maternity Wards Are Disappearing From Rural America Governing.com
Goldman Sachs Trying to Kill Initiative Requiring More Lobbying Disclosure International Business Times. David Sirota.
CORNEL WEST: NEOLIBERALISM HAS FAILED US JSTOR Daily
Imperial Collapse Watch
Only in America
Trump administration kills Gateway tunnel deal Crain’s New York Business
Brexit: the truth about our passports EUReferendum.com
The Iranian Protests American Conservative
Iran – Early U.S. Support For Rioters Hints At A Larger Plan Moon of Alabama
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