The genomes of the long dead are turning up all sorts of unexpected and controversial findings.
Source: Ancient DNA is Rewriting Human (and Neanderthal) History – The Atlantic
A leading anthropologist suggests that protohumans became domesticated by killing off violent males.
Source: How Early Humans Handled Aggression – The Atlantic
“Manufacturing Consent” predicted how a privately owned free press could function as a propaganda system
Source: Mind control: How social media supercharged the propaganda system | Salon.com
A new filing by Special Counsel Robert Mueller shows how Russia uses the federal courts to go after its adversaries.
Source: A New Mueller Filing Shows How Russia Misuses U.S. Courts – The Atlantic
An infographic endorsed by the Davos set presents coerced proletarianisation as a triumph, says the academic Jason Hickel
Source: Bill Gates says poverty is decreasing. He couldn’t be more wrong | Jason Hickel | Opinion | The Guardian
“There’s nothing in the taste that tells you what you are eating is about to kill you.”
Source: What Is the Most Poisonous Mushroom? – The Atlantic