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Delusions of peace

12/10/2011 @ 17:00 UTC

cobra libre : Delusions of peace - "'Today we take it for granted that war happens in smaller, poorer and more backward countries,' Steven Pinker writes in his new book... A sceptical reader might wonder whether the outbreak of peace in developed countries and endemic conflict in less fort #

NYT: Daughter of Argentina's Dirty War, Raised by the Man Who Killed Her Parents

9/10/2011 @ 23:00 UTC

cobra libre : NYT: Daughter of Argentina's Dirty War, Raised by the Man Who Killed Her Parents #

Elizabeth and Hazel

9/10/2011 @ 23:00 UTC

cobra libre : Elizabeth and Hazel - "The story behind the photograph that shamed America" #

Diamond planets, climate change and the scientific method

16/09/2011 @ 02:00 UTC

cobra libre : Diamond planets, climate change and the scientific method - "The attention we received was 100% positive, but how different that could have been. How so? Well, we could have been climate scientists." #

Cornell Ergonomics: Sitting and Standing at Work

14/09/2011 @ 17:00 UTC

cobra libre : Cornell Ergonomics: Sitting and Standing at Work - Always sitting is bad. Always standing is bad. The perfect work environment, it turns out, is a Catholic Mass. #

If this, then that

11/09/2011 @ 19:00 UTC

cobra libre : If this, then that #

Philosophical counselors rely on eternal wisdom of great thinkers

9/09/2011 @ 19:00 UTC

cobra libre : Philosophical counselors rely on eternal wisdom of great thinkers - Me, I enjoy recreational philosophy abuse. #

How to be good

8/09/2011 @ 19:00 UTC

cobra libre : How to be good - A New Yorker profile on Derek Parfit! Subscribers only, alas. #

Reclaiming History: An Archive of Black Hardcore and Punk

27/08/2011 @ 10:00 UTC

cobra libre : Reclaiming History: An Archive of Black Hardcore and Punk [via#

What if the Earth were a cube?

27/08/2011 @ 02:00 UTC

cobra libre : What if the Earth were a cube? #

Why Arabic is Terrific

22/08/2011 @ 04:00 UTC

cobra libre : Why Arabic is Terrific - "So I would like to stand up for the language nerds and give some reasons for studying Arabic that have nothing to do with politics. The language of the National Designated Other is bound to switch to Chinese in a couple of years, but until colleges start #

Andy Baio : Maciej Cegłowski on why Arabic is terrific - entertaining and educational, as always

Nouriel Roubini: Is Capitalism Doomed?

17/08/2011 @ 19:00 UTC

cobra libre : Nouriel Roubini: Is Capitalism Doomed? #

NYT: As Texas Dries Out, Life Falters and Fades

16/08/2011 @ 00:00 UTC

cobra libre : NYT: As Texas Dries Out, Life Falters and Fades - I'm leaving. #

PopMatters: Pret à mourir

13/08/2011 @ 21:00 UTC

cobra libre : PopMatters: Pret à mourir - "The new normal is a grotesque sycophancy sugarcoated as a fun, cheerful workplace where 'teamwork' rules." [via#

Anthony Paul Smith: Hatred of the Poor is the True Cause of the UK Riots

12/08/2011 @ 16:00 UTC

cobra libre : Anthony Paul Smith: Hatred of the Poor is the True Cause of the UK Riots - "But why do you need to have an opinion about looters? Why do you need to either condemn or support them?" #

CAPTCHAs to keep idiots out of comment threads

10/08/2011 @ 16:00 UTC

cobra libre : CAPTCHAs to keep idiots out of comment threads #

A map of wet and dry counties in the U.S.

8/08/2011 @ 22:00 UTC

cobra libre : A map of wet and dry counties in the U.S. #

Book Reviews Demystified

8/08/2011 @ 18:00 UTC

cobra libre : Book Reviews Demystified [via#

Quarterly Conversation: The Eliot Weinberger Interview

7/08/2011 @ 17:00 UTC

cobra libre : Quarterly Conversation: The Eliot Weinberger Interview #

With basura

7/08/2011 @ 05:00 UTC

cobra libre : With basura #

José Garbage, or How Ezra Pound Taught Me to Eat

7/08/2011 @ 05:00 UTC

cobra libre : José Garbage, or How Ezra Pound Taught Me to Eat - "Food is a treasure. One must at least try the stuff." #

Seed Projects: The Fiction of Alejandro Zambra

7/08/2011 @ 01:00 UTC

cobra libre : Seed Projects: The Fiction of Alejandro Zambra #

Lessons of the crisis

5/08/2011 @ 17:00 UTC

cobra libre : Lessons of the crisis - "The debt-ceiling debacle revealed that politics is broken in every possible way and there's no point in explaining complicated matters to the American people." [via#

An Investment Manager's View on the Top 1%

5/08/2011 @ 17:00 UTC

cobra libre : An Investment Manager's View on the Top 1% #

The Liberty Scam: Why even Robert Nozick, the philosophical father of libertarianism, gave up on ...

3/08/2011 @ 16:00 UTC

cobra libre : The Liberty Scam: Why even Robert Nozick, the philosophical father of libertarianism, gave up on the movement he inspired. #

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