The Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant is now leaking highly radioactive water into the ocean.
This is insane–in Indonesia, Citibank debt collectors are arrested for killing a customer over a debt.
Yesterday’s Disunion column in the NY Times described April Fools Day pranks during the Civil War era. I copied that link from the Facebook page, so I’m hoping it will get you around the paywall.
I’ve never read anything (that I know of) by Manning Marable, who died yesterday, but given the praise of his work coming from a number of people I respect, I think I will be soon.
Scott Horton breaks down the latest loathsome decision from the US Supreme Court. Dahlia Lithwick further destroys it.