Resolutions, feminism, Apple, Free spech in 2017,#RailFail, Donald Trump, fake news, and land ownership.


SCIENCE, PEOPLE, KNOWLEDGE

The data is in

Boris Gorelik on data.blog: “Do blogs started as New Year’s resolutions have staying power? Boris investigates.”


GENDER, ACTIVISM

Why No One Cares About Feminist Theory

James Lindsay at Quillette: “Let’s be real about something important: nobody actually cares what feminist scholars think or why they think it.”


DESIGN, BUSINESS

Worms?

Rick Tetzeli on fortune.com: “Some in the i-universe are questioning if the magic—in the post–Steve Jobs era—is still there. Don’t believe the naysayers.”


FREE SPEECH, FREEDOM

good year,

L. Finch on globalvoices.org: “Injustice abounds, but the human spirit is alive, kicking, and as beautiful as ever. Take a look at these highlights of Global Voices’ coverage in 2017.”


TRANSPORTATION, ECONOMICS

Wrong track

James Price on capx.co: “No one wants to pay higher fares, especially when there are no seats available for the long slog into work.”


PEOPLE, POLITICS

Goldberg&Goldberg

Jeffrey Goldberg on theatlantic.com: “A conversation with the writer Jonah Goldberg about dysfunction on the right and why the president of the United States can’t stop tweeting about Hillary Clinton.”


MEDIA, PROPAGANDA

Reconfirmation bias

Sara Fischer on axios.com: “Putting a strong image, like a red flag, next to an article may actually entrench deeply held beliefs.”


ECONOMICS, MONEY

Live off the land

Noah Smith on bloomberg.com: “Despite the explosive growth of corporations since the Industrial Revolution, land still represents a huge percent of all the wealth in the economy.”


Executive Editor of Freedom Today Network. Based in Berlin.