Remember liberation theology? Here's a tongue in cheek look at "subjugation theology," as in the religious justification of gross inequality. Sadly the latter seems to be doing better than the former these days.
The state of the state of West Virginia is discussed in a new book by one of two pals of mine named Sean O'Leary.
Paul Krugman takes up for the unemployed here.
According to British scientists, plants "do maths." I don't know which is stranger, that fact or adding an s to the end of the word math.