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Thursday, 3rd November 2016 — People and Society

FTN Daily #27 — Military made Science Fiction — A new Arab Spring? — Shooting down helicopter parenting — and more…

Real Wild Child

Unsurprisingly, there is a trend against helicopter parenting. Melanie Thernstrom for The New York Times

Arab Spring Reloaded?

Protests across Morocco after Mohsin Fikri was killed by police — in a garbage compactor. The events reflect the beginning of the “Arab Spring”. Mariam Elmaslouhi for Global Voices.

Boredom begets Creativity

Enough with the niceties, get to to the necessities. Blood, sweat and tears matter. Eric Ravenscraft for Lifehacker.

Intersectionality that Actually Matters

How to build streets that serve us better. Tim De Chant For Wired.

Pentagon Science Fiction

How the US military imagines the conflicts of the future.

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