Saturday, March 28, 2015

Final March Weekend Links

Here are some stories to keep you informed and entertained this weekend:

Wrigley Field is Fucked - Deadspin.  The Ricketts are asshats.

Anatomy of an Upset - Grantland.  Inside the Providence locker room leading up to their loss to Dayton in the first round of the NCAA tournament.

North Dakota Needs a Nickname (And No, 'Fighting Sioux' Won't Do) - Wall Street Journal

Take These Broken Wings - SBNation

America's Socialist Sports League: The NFL - The Atlantic.  Don't forget the Green Bay Packers are a community-owned "non-profit."

Stick To Sports: The Communist Sportswriter and the FBI plot to ruin him - Vice Sports

California Farmers Are Selling Water To The State Instead Of Growing Crops - Modern Farmer

Iowa agriculture survives off carcass of prairie soil - Des Moines Register

Proponents of Raw Milk Are No Better Than Anti-Vaccine Advocates - Pacific Standard.  I never really understood folks opposition to pasteurization.

Heinz and Kraft: Before They Were Food Giants, They Were Men - The Salt

The Scene of the Crime - Seymour Hersh goes to My Lai 46 years after breaking the story of one of the worst chapters in U.S. Army history.

What Lies Beneath - Foreign Policy.  Did Israel steal uranium from this Pennsylvania town to build a nuclear bomb?

The Father of the Digital Synthesizer - priceonomics

The Deadly Global War For Sand - Wired

Healing Fire in Derry: The Temple Was Meant to Burn - New York Times

Japanese Robot Maker Fanuc Reveals Some Of Its Secrets - Wall Street Journal

Midwest Town Braces For More Steel Layoffs - NPR

Fleece Force: How Police And Courts Around Ferguson Bully Residents And Collect Millions - Huffington Post.  It should say "Bully Black Residents."  The municipalities in St. Louis County were created by racists to maintain segregation, so it isn't a surprise that they still are racist.
How Chicago Has Used Financial Engineering to Paper over its Massive Budget Gap - Medium

Cornfields, Trees and Water: Mapping the Rest of America - CityLab

No comments:

Post a Comment