- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Confirms a Pattern of Age Discrimination at IBM (ProPublica) So, the obscenely paid senior execs at IBM broke the law, and did so in a way where it was on the permanent record, and where IBM would be liable for punitive damages and fines, because, they are so smart that they deserve the money.
- The pandemic paused the US school-to-prison pipeline: potential lessons learned (The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health) Fewer children are getting expelled, arrested, and beat up by school resource officers, and there is no increase in crime. Imagine that.
- Europe's Refugee Disaster: Merkel Losing Her Patience with Lack of EU Solidarity (DER SPIEGEL) What she calls a, "Lack of EU Solidarity," I call, "An unwillingness to capitulate to German hegemony."
- North Carolina Nurses Win Union in Landslide After Bitter Opposition (The Intercept) I'm not sure why labor has become more militant and more effective over the past year, but it is a welcome change.
From The Who's latest album. Not my favorite song of theirs, but definitely The Who, and not just Pete Townshend: