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“‘Not Guilty’: The Misleading Verdict”

According to conventional wisdom, the major reason for setting the standard as high as we do is the desire, even the moral necessity, to shield the innocent from false conviction.

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Text analysis of Trump's tweets confirms he writes only the (angrier) Android half

When Trump wishes the Olympic team good luck, he’s tweeting from his iPhone. When he’s insulting a rival, he’s usually tweeting from an Android. Is this an artifact showing which tweets are Trump’s o συνέχεια..

How To Destroy A Presidential Candidate | FiveThirtyEight

Did a bad photo op change history? No. But the image of Michael Dukakis riding around in a tank during the 1988 presidential campaign tells us a lot about how campaigns do and don’t work. συνέχεια..

17 Turkish journalists charged with terror group membership

"The Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has accused Gülen of helping to organise the coup. Zaman was taken over by government-appointed trustees in March and is now strongly pro-Erdoğan.

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JT LeRoy unmasked (Steve Rose, The Guardian)

Όταν ακούς για κοινό πρότζεκτ Άζιας Αρτζέντο και Μέριλυν Μάνσον δεν είναι "απάτη" η λέξη που σου ´ρχεται στο μυαλό; Χα! απάτη μάλιστα, αλλά τίνος; The Heart is Deceitful Above All Things, κάρα Άζια. συνέχεια..

Trump’s Boswell Speaks (Jane Mayer, New Yorker)

“Tony created Trump. He’s Dr. Frankenstein.” Άντε να ευθυμήσομε λίγο, πολλά δυσάρεστα τώρα τελευταία. συνέχεια..

In Response to Trump, Another Dangerous Movement Appears (Taibbi / RS)

"Trump is going to lose this election, then live on as the reason for an emboldened, even less-responsive oligarchy." Απάντηση στους "'too much democracy' critics" (κυρίως στον Jonathan Rauch). συνέχεια..

Democracies end when they are too democratic (Sullivan / NYMag)

Εξαιρετικό longform του (συντηρητικού) Andrew Sullivan για το θέμα των ημερών. Έβαλα τον προβοκατόρικο τίτλο του περιοδικού (νομίζω ότι ο δικός του είναι "America Has Never Been So Ripe for Tyranny") συνέχεια..

Brexit Take (White / EIU)

The Director of Country Analysis at the Economist Intelligence Unit tweetstorms their Brexit forecast. συνέχεια..