Links: 15 December 2016

It’s been a few weeks, so a few of these are old news–but hopefully interesting nonetheless.

Twitter Explodes with Merciless Hashtag That Mocks Obama & World Leaders for Castro Lovefest.

Fidel Castro is dead, but Cubans want some of his policies to continue. “All I have is the fridge and that TV,” she said, “but I live in peace.”

Rowan Williams, former Archbishop of Canterbury: Mass democracy has failed – it’s time to seek a humane alternative.

The aggregate knowledge of humanity: Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia, presents the Joseph K. McLaughlin Lecture  | Cato Institute.

Uber, California’s DMV Collide Over Launch Of Self-Driving Cars  |  NPR.

A throwback to Corrie’s favorite Ron Paul moment: Rick Perry Is Trump’s Pick To Run The Department Of Energy, Which He Forgot In A High-Profile Gaffe | NPR.


About Benj

I’m a native North Jerseyan, living and learning in Eastern Europe…Old Testament professor, ordained minister, occasional liturgist…husband to Corrie…father to Daniel and Elizabeth…eldest sibling to three…uncle to Marshall, Leeland and Isaac...son-in-law to Claudia.
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