The Puzzle of Working Class Politics Around the World

by Pranab Bardhan: The recent spectacular rise of extreme right-wing parties in Italy and Sweden and…

Moderation Is Different From Censorship

Scott Alexander in Astral Codex Ten: This is a point I keep seeing people miss in…

Are Trees Talking Underground? For Scientists, It’s in Dispute.

From Ted Lasso to TED Talks, the theory of the “wood-wide web” is everywhere, and some…

How Killing Sparrows Led to Great Famines in China (VIDEO)

In 1958, Mao Zedong ordered all the sparrows to be killed because they ate too much…

Why Aesthetic Value Should Take Priority Over Moral Value

Aesthetic value is a catch-all term that encompasses the beautiful, the ugly, the sublime, the dramatic,…

Rana Begum’s Public Artwork: Interplay of light, form, nature, architecture

The ambitious, site-specific installations No.1187 Mesh and No. 1193 Mesh by Rana Begum (born 1977 in…

ماو زے تنگ لانگ مارچ | Mao Tse Tung Long March

( یاسر رضا کی تحریر ) سولہ اکتوبر 1934 کو ماؤ زے تنگ اور ان کے…

Disinfo | ڈس انفو

ارشاد سلیم، کراچی جامعہ این ای ڈی کراچی کا ماحول آج اتنا سوگوار تھا کہ جیسے…

DesPardes Report: Oct 2022 As the World Turns…

Iran to hold public trials for 2,000 detained in protests… Netanyahu Aims Comeback… Developing… UPDATE: ‘Those…

Math behind the image (or the face behind the mask)

GHULAM MUSTAFA: At the time of this writing, there are about 6 billion smart phones on…