It looks like this year’s farm bill will be even more atrocious than normal.
The mania for whitening products in the developing world reaches a new frontier in India. The ad shows (see video, above) a woman wearing trousers, looking mournful because her vagina is dark, like th
One key step to improving sanitation and thus people’s lives in the developing world is spreading the sanitary toilet, arguably the greatest technological innovation in history. This Bloomberg p
Dear Brown People of Northern New Mexico, Please let me move into your communities so I can find meaning in my spiritually dead consumerist life. I will still consume your cultures, driving up propert
Very interesting read at Lapham’s Quarterly by my former colleague Greg Shaya about the role of the press in modern society. An excerpt: What of Vietnam and television? It is offered up as a les
No day is complete without Soviet propaganda. This translates as “The path of talent on Capitalist shores / The path of talent on Socialist shores” And let’s face it, it’s not
America’s shittiest artist, dead at 54.
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