Friday, January 22, 2016

Litvinenko and other Stories

Russian President Vladimir Putin "probably" ordered the murder of defected KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko in London, an official inquiry in Britain has found. The finding will put pressure on the British government to take fresh measures against Russia, possibly including targeted sanctions and travel bans. It may also harm potential co-operation in military action against ISIS, and upcoming peace talks on the Syrian conflict Anthrax of Svit fame

“What started as an attempt to save money….” How government officials failed the people of Flint, Mich. Editorial Board, WaPo.

Naked Self-Interest is a Recipe for Social Dissolution (a response to Branko Milanovic) A Blog about the Evolution of Civilizations

Inter-group violence among early Holocene hunter-gatherers of West Turkana, Kenya Nature. I.e., war.