tuesday reading list

 

“The prime purpose of eloquence is to keep other people from talking.”

~ Louis Vermeil

Guns and gun deaths play a big role in urban violence, suicide, the Drug War, civil conflicts in Sub-Saharan Africa, and more… but do gun makers care at all?

Suicide now takes more lives than heart disease. Who is likely to commit suicide and why can’t we stop killing ourselves?

Your job may suck, but at least you’re not a tosher, London’s sewage scavengers who sold salvaged waste for money.

You can choose to hate the classics like the Great Gatsby, but no one is going to take you seriously.

We may complain about the NBA blocking some trades and allowing others, but in Eastern Europe basketball means crooked leagues, poor play, and poisonous fireworks being set off inside stadiums.

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