Selected Reading (04/08/09)August 4, 2009 at 1:53 pm | Posted in Misc. | 4 Comments
Not sure whether I’ll find the time to write anything this week or will just subject you all to link dumps. Watch this space, I guess.
- Caroline Bennett has words & pictures on the Mexico prison where children live with their incarcerated mothers.
- In the BMJ, Richard Smith thinks about ‘living funerals’.
- Andrew Dismore adds to the call for an inquiry into allegations of UK complicity in torture.
- David Aaranovitch takes on the ‘Facebook kills children’ meme.
- Yoel Marcus sees the recent attack on a gay nightclub as just part of a wider ‘brutalization’ of Israeli society.
- Josh Levin ponders some theories for the future of the United States.
- Owen Adams wonders whether the LP is doomed.
- And the Ukraine has the dubious honour of having the least popular government in the world.