Deborah Blum at Slate: The Chemist’s War
Instead, by the time Prohibition ended in 1933, the federal poisoning program, by some estimates, had killed at least 10,000 people.
Radley Balko at Reason: Is Texas About To Execute Another Innocent Man?
You’d think given recent headlines that Texas might be a bit more reluctant to execute a possibly innocent man.
invisiman52 at Racialicious: Why “African American” IS the Most Accurate Term
If we, African Americans, shutter our own imperialist gaze we might find more in common with Africans than we thought.
Amanda Hess at The Sexist: Rape Analogy: The “Walking In A Bad Neighborhood” Theory
When you say that women who wear too-short skirts, or too-high heels, or too much make up are not sufficiently protecting themselves against rape, what you are really saying is that women who act too much like women deserve to be raped.
Dick J. Reavis at Indyweek: The Secret World Of Day Labourers: The Hole
We had a job—and not a job anybody would want— maybe because of a machine’s limitations, or if not, because our employer’s trailer had a flat tire.
Alan Prendergast at Denver Westword: Health-Care Hell
But as the hospital bills began to roll in, the company launched a review of her application and prior medical records, a process known as “post-claim underwriting.”