J. Matt on the heart-stopping scale of the Camp Fire cleanup; Molly Fisk, who lives nearby, visited the scene of the fire; Trevor Alixopulos examines damage control from within, rather than without.
“Just take a look at Captain Ahab before you decide, because I’m talkin’ about a guy whose leg was bitten off.”
Gou’s claim that his run was ordained by Mazu was a calculated political move.
When I told my German friends that I’d been hired by Amazon, their responses were negative. But I doubted them; how bad could it be?
"Mike, it's blockhead."
Merle loves to stare at people. She is very old.
Lorenzo Andolfatto on China's "soft" interrogations of ordinary people; a first-hand account of such an interrogation; Magunga Williams's reminiscences of a former colleague in Nairobi.
...the best possible compromise that leaves everybody happy.
The top twenty most-read posts since we began in June of 2018.