Free The Future

Jan 14,2009

Mr. Astley Goes to Washington

OMFG, nancy, u r so 4wesome! I M roflmao! And for those of you who have no idea what I just said, or who Mr. Astley is, please go to...

Jan 13,2009

The Freaky Friday hypothesis

I see that Ross and Megan are revisiting Stephen Walt’s counterfactual history of the Israel-Palestine situation — the one Brose put paid to already. For those who thought such “What...

Jan 13,2009

Weird Science

I love how Andrew Sullivan calls this post by Will Saletan a “fisking” of a L’Osservatore Romano article about the pill and the possible effects of oestrogen pollution. All Saletan...

Jan 13,2009

Was “Black Hawk Down” a war crime?

An American war crime, that is. 800 Somali civilians dead compared to 18 American soldiers. Jeffrey Goldberg asks Mark Bowden whether or not the Americans committed a war crime. Bowden’s...

Jan 13,2009

Nuclear sticker shock

The U.S. budget for nuclear programs shows misplaced priorities, colleagues say. We’re spending at least $52.4 billion a year on our nuclear budget, and only a tiny fraction of it...