Famous whistleblower and ex-NSA contractor Edward Snowden clapped back at the self-styled Bitcoin creator Craig Wright on Monday, after the latter accused Snowden of being a traitor.
The murdered journalist’s family has braved harassment, government resistance, and a longstanding culture of impunity. But “there is no time to grieve,” her sister says.
Lula is BAACK! A big night for Brazil!
THE END OF THE WORLD AS TWITTER KNOWS IT: “It’s Pearl Harbor, Dealey Plaza, and 9/11 all wrapped up in one planet-shattering crisis for the terminally online journo community.”
Center for Data Innovation: “has created a visualization illustrating irregularities in dictatorships’ reported economic growth. The visualization groups countries by the level of freedom in their political system, with free countries appearing as yellow circles, partly free countries appearing as pink circles, and not free countries appearing as red circles. It then uses satellite data to estimate countries’ real gross domestic products (GDPs), and contrasts these figures against countries’ reported GDPs from 2002 to 2021. According to the visualization, the less free a country is, the more likely it is to report a false GDP.”
Virtue Hoarders: The Case Against the Professional Managerial Class – An Essay-Review in Memory of Barbara Ehrenreich, 1941-2022
A takedown of the pretenses of the professional managerial class.
A woman was arrested for feeding homeless people in Arizona. Now she’s suing the city. USA Today DCBlogger: “criminalizng kindness