Review Oct. 18, 2015

{Items old and new that caught my attention in the previous week}

Links in ‘murican

Flooding Syria with TOWs: The Hot Accessory for the Modern Fighter Recorded Future | October 2015

Inside Grand Central’s Secret Sub-Basement, Which Nazis Nearly Destroyed Gothamist | October 14, 2015

How Joseph Stalin Invented ‘American Exceptionalism’ The Atlantic | March 15, 2012
Hint: he didn’t create the phrase to describe something positive

The Drone Papers The Intercept | October 15, 2015

The Media Underestimated Hillary Clinton, But Overestimated Her Debate FiveThirtyEight | October 14, 2015
I agree: because Clinton didn’t

Boston Yard Sale Signs Feature Trump, Dolezal, Kim Davis CBS Boston | October 9, 2015
Props

How Hillary Clinton’s Loyal Confidants Could Cost Her the Election Vanity Fair | November 2015

US women fall behind in jobs market The Financial Times | October 11, 2015

How the Superwealthy Plan to Make Sure Their Kids Stay Superwealthy Bloomberg Businessweek | October 1, 2015

Why do US citizens resist healthcare reform? France 24 | August 30, 2012
France 24, the French international news service modeled off the BBC, published this article back during the Supreme Court’s deliberations on the Affordable Care Act; it’s amusing to read its analysis on why the ACA as one feels the authors themselves are terribly confused as to why the bill is so controversial.

Who reads North Korea’s Rodong Sinmun newspaper? NK News | October 13, 2015

A (very) rough guide to America from an Englishman in New York The Guardian | October 8, 2015

Inide the MSF Hospital in Kunduz Foreign Policy | October 13, 2015
The first photos from the hospital bombed by the U.S. Caution: human remains shown.

Links in Not-‘murican

Jonathan Franzen, una cruzada contra Silicon Valley El País | October 7, 2015 {Spanish}

Fotos aus Fukushima-Sperrzone: Verstrahlte Idylle Der Spiegel | October 9, 2015 {German}
A photo-spread of the environs of Fukushima years after its forced evacuation.

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