Weekend Edition: 10-28

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubez

“No Fatties”: When Health Care Hurts (“According to the National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance, one out of three doctors responds to obesity negatively and associates it with poor hygiene, hostility, dishonesty, and noncompliance, viewing fat patients as ‘lazy, lacking in self-control, non-compliant, unintelligent, weak-willed and dishonest.’”)

Trump […]

Weekend Edition: 10-21

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubez

What Are We Doing Here? (“A society is moving toward dangerous ground when loyalty to the truth is seen as disloyalty to some supposedly higher interest.”)

The NFL Is Right, Trump Is Wrong: Dissenting Players Are Patriotic (“Dissent is patriotic, because it affirms that our country is worth […]

Weekend Edition: 10-14

Bookish Linkage

Have a look at Napoleon’s traveling library

Bookish Lists: best books about Puerto Rico; best Iraqi writing about the war; 9 protest books to read now

Nonbookish Linkage

Birth of a white supremacist

5 ways white people can fight white supremacy

And race remains South Dakota’s third rail

What […]

Weekend Edition: 10-7

Bulletin Board

About the only thing that makes winter bearable is back! The NHL season began Wednesday and tonight is the Stampede‘s home opener. Added bonus: watching hockey is exercise

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubez

These Are Not Acts of God (“Our politicians mourn, our media serves the familiar narratives, and we end the […]

Weekend Edition: 9-30 (plus one)

Bulletin Board

Weekend Edition is plus one day because this weekend I became plus one son-in-law (the first)

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubez

Free speech and political stagflation (“Healthy democratic debate requires both a broad range of ideas and opportunities for everyone to speak.”)

Blog Headline of the Week

The Psychology of Men Who […]

Weekend Edition: 9-23

Bulletin Board

Whether hurricane hangover or whatever, there was no Weekend Edition last week as not much struck me as worth passing along. As a result, a couple items below are a week or so old.

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubez

Snopes and the Search for Facts in a Post-Fact World (“As pretty much […]