An interesting photo collection of the American War on Drugs from 1919 to the present (The Nation, Reuters News)
The more things change the more they don't.
Crime and genetics are linked after all (Steve Sailor, iSteve blog)
The "truth"? You can't handle the the truth!
The Romance of Birthright Israel (Kiera Feldman, The Nation)
“ 'Welcome home' is a predominant message, a reference to the promise of instant Israeli citizenship for diaspora Jews under the 1950 Law of Return. (About 17,000 Birthright alumni now live in Israel, according to the Jerusalem Post.) It serves as a pointed riposte to the right of return claimed under international law by the 700,000 Palestinians expelled in 1948 upon the creation of the Jewish state, and their descendants."
The top ten list of "failed states" (Foreign Policy)
Funny how all of the English-speaking Caucasian majority states are all rated "stable" or higher. And most of Africa and Asia is rated "critical".