May 2022

Thursday, 26 May 2022

What It’s Like Here

Albert Burneko: “The next schoolroom filled with murdered children will include you or it will not, but either way it won’t be because anybody who didn’t want things to be like this could take it away, or because anybody with the power to take it away cared to try.”


Sunday, 15 May 2022

Amazon’s relentless personal data foot-dragging

Cory Doctorow: “Mazurov wondered if this chaotic data-handling practice might be behind Amazon’s sluggish response to his request, but an Amazon’s spokesperson vigorously denied that the company’s security incompetence was to blame for its inability to deliver his data in a timely fashion.”


Would You Send Your Kid to College in a State Where Abortion Was a Crime?

Michael Schaffer: “Our countrymen in the 19th and 20th centuries were accustomed to stark legal chasms between states and regions. Today, not so much. But if the ruling takes place along the lines of Justice Samuel Alito’s draft, there immediately will be an enormous practical difference between living in most red states and most blue ones. On one side of the line, you have a right; on the other, you don’t.”


Tuesday, 3 May 2022

Incitement to Genocide Rising Under the Waves

Josh Marshall: “In short, the entire bundle of conversations about transgenderism, gender identity and homosexuality have been very suddenly repackaged as ‘grooming’ and ‘pedophilia’.”