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Friday’s Reading List

By Taylor Marvin

Eugène Delacroix, Liberty Leading the People, 1830.

Eugène Delacroix, 'Liberty Leading the People', 1830.

The best links of the week:

How US policies fueled Mexico’s great migration (via Erik Loomis).

Are smart people ugly?

How much does file sharing resemble stealing – and does it matter?

Sincerely yours, politics.

Do Israelis really want to bomb Iran?

George Lucas: Hollywood didn’t want to fund my film because of its black cast.

“Do you know what is worse than having your dead body urinated upon? Being killed. Being shot. Being bombed. Having your limbs blown off. Having your house incinerated by a drone-fired missile that you don’t see until it explodes.”

“War is an awful human experience. It is sometimes necessary, but it is never sanitary.”

Iran and the terrorism game.

Ten 100 year predictions that came true (via Brad Plumer).

More planets than stars in the Milky Way.

Antonio Carmona – Medio (Tangos).

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