Review: Jan. 10, 2016

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

Because it’s been almost 2 months since the last Review, this is a link dump w/out commentary. May add some if I have time.

Links in ‘murican

The Star Wars bit part actors who are now more popular than ever BBC | December 15, 2015

Mobbed Up: Arms Dealer In American Anti-ISIS Effort Linked To Organized Crime Buzzfeed | December 14, 2015

Black protester attacked at Donald Trump rally called ‘monkey’ and other racial slurs, he says | November 14, 2015

The Exit Interview: I Spent 12 Years In The Blue Man Group Atlas Obscura | June 26, 2015

Who Is the Man Behind Ben Carson’s Foreign Policy? Foreign Policy | November 10, 2015

7 Things I Learned Reading Every Issue Of ISIS’s Magazine Cracked | November 19, 2015

Is the Theory of Disruption Dead Wrong? Bloomberg | October 5, 2015

Mothers of ISIS The Huffington Post | August 12, 2015

Are Prequels Killing Movie Franchises? Rolling Stone | October 16, 2015

Why Obama Can’t Say ‘Radical Islam’ Bloomberg View | January 19, 2015

Cairo Sees Obama ‘Plots’ in Paris The Daily Beast | November 15, 2015

Swarthy Germans The Atlantic | February 4, 2008

The Zero-Armed Bandit Damned Interesting | June 16, 2015

Icelanders flock to religion revering Sumerian gods and tax rebates The Guardian | December 8, 2015

http://The school where they speak 20 languages: a day at Gladstone Primary The Guardian | February 28, 2013

Death Stars are a waste of time – here’s the best way to take over the galaxy The Conversation | December 21, 2015

Links in Not-‘murican

Seierstad: Islamofoberna och IS drivs av samma hat Dagens Nyheter | November 11, 2015 {Swedish}

Le FN est « une négation brutale de l’esprit critique » Le Monde | December 7, 2015 {French}

After recognizing that the National Front’s growing support is due to popular disillusionment with the incompetence of the mainstream political parties, Prof. Alduy then dives into the anti-intellectualism that fuels the movement in a short editorial that brings to mind the best parts of Richard Hofstadter’s Anti-Intellectualism in American Life.

‘Chiudiamo Internet’. E la Rete risponde con “Donald Trump propone” L’Espresso | December 9, 2015

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