Demasking the Torture of Julian Assange Nils Melzer, UN Special Rapporteur on Torture
Megan Rapinoe Is Right to Not Sing the Anthem Edge of Sports
The Insulin Racket prospect.org
The death of a 26 year old diabetic man who couldn’t afford the $1300 it now cost him for a month supply of insulin—and the story behind the outrageous cost of insulin.
The S Word, the F Word and the Election Paul Krugman
What did you think of the bunch of socialists you just saw debating on stage?
Wait, you may protest, you didn’t see any socialists up there. And you’d be right. The Democratic Party has clearly moved left in recent years, but none of the presidential candidates are anything close to being actual socialists — no, not even Bernie Sanders, whose embrace of the label is really more about branding (“I’m anti-establishment!”) than substance.
Nobody in these debates wants government ownership of the means of production, which is what socialism used to mean.
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