Anyone following the “mysterious” Stuxnet malware’s travels throughout the world will not be surprised at this recent New York Times headline:
Iran Fights Malware Attacking Computers
The Iranian government agency that runs the country’s nuclear facilities, including those the West suspects are part of a weapons program, has reported that its engineers are trying to [...]
An interesting video about racial differences in the perception of NBA star LeBron James.
A plea to end Mexico’s killing fields drug wars:
MEXICO CITY — It was by turns defiant and deferential, part plea and part plaint, a message as much to the drug gangs with a firm grip on Ciudad Juárez, the bloodiest city in Mexico’s drug battles, as to the authorities and their perceived helplessness.
Jane Mayer of The New Yorker writes about the billionaire Koch Brothers:
With his brother Charles, who is seventy-four, David Koch owns virtually all of Koch Industries, a conglomerate, headquartered in Wichita, Kansas, whose annual revenues are estimated to be a hundred billion dollars.
The Kochs are longtime libertarians who believe in drastically lower personal [...]
An excellent article by the Washington Post on why incumbent mayor of D.C., Adrian Fenty, lost to Vincent Gray:
Four years ago, Fenty captured the mayoralty as an Obama-style, post-racial black politician, one whose candidacy was not defined by race but by talk of competence, government efficiency and “best practices.” It was an approach that [...]