Indigenous Peoples Day comes amid a reckoning over colonialism and calls for return of Native land The Conversation
Hundreds of schools still have racist mascots FiveThirtyEight
The City Where Someone Was Bitten by a Police Dog Every 5 Days Marshall Project
Why K-9s in Indianapolis have attacked so many people
On the other side are many occupational safety experts, aerosol scientists, front-line health care workers and their unions, who are quick to note that the novel coronavirus is far deadlier than the flu ― and argue that the science suggests that high-quality, and costlier, N95 respirators should be required for routine COVID-19 patient care.
A prize auction Michael Roberts
This year’s ‘Nobel’ (actually the Riksbank) prize for economics went to Stanford University economists, Paul Milgrom and Robert Wilson. … All this says a lot about what mainstream economics is for; namely to improve the profitability of capital and defend the market model. Any critic of those objectives is not going to be recognised as making a ‘contribution to society’.
You'll hear journalists these days talking about various privileges they enjoy, but when is the last time you heard one talk about the vast family wealth they exploited — and still benefit from — or the private prep schools they went to? Almost never. Not because it's rare.
— Glenn Greenwald (@ggreenwald) October 12, 2020
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