Newsletter 638


Hic sunt camelopardus: this historical edition of The Browser is presented for archaeological purposes; links and formatting may be broken.

[1]All of our Best of the Moment article recommendations, plus
  FiveBooks interviews and other selected content from thebrower.com
    Links:
      1. http://thebrowser.com

[5]A Short History Of Neoliberalism
    Links:
      5. http://b.rw/HrMJFU

Jason Hickel | New Left Project | 9 April 2012

The richest 358 people on earth possess as much wealth as the poorest
  45% (2.3 billion people). Super, left-leaning, essay looks at how this
  happened, the flaws of neoliberal economics, and how we might improve
  things [6]Comments
    Links:
      6. http://thebrowser.com/articles/short-history-neoliberalism

[7]The Second-Term Illusion
    Links:
      7. http://b.rw/HCJZtC

Aaron David Miller | Foreign Policy | 11 April 2012

Do you think a second-term Obama presidency, freed from re-election
  concerns, will tackle Netanyahu and push for Middle East peace? Here's
  why it won't happen (and it's not because of the Israel lobby)
  [8]Comments
    Links:
      8. http://thebrowser.com/articles/second-term-illusion

[9]Uzbekistan's Policy Of Secretly Sterilising Women
    Links:
      9. http://b.rw/ICTwik

Natalia Antelava | BBC | 12 April 2012

"After months of mysterious pain and heavy bleeding after the birth,
  she had an ultrasound and discovered that her uterus had been removed.
  'They just said to me, 'What do you need more children for? You already
  have two'" [10]Comments
    Links:
      10. http://thebrowser.com/articles/uzbekistans-policy-secretly-sterilising-women

[11]150 Miles Of Hell
    Links:
      11. http://b.rw/HATyJC

Jeff Tietz | Men's Journal | 4 April 2012

A visit to America's most lawless area, a remote corridor on the
  US/Mexico border linking Nogales with Phoenix. It's the preferred drug
  trafficking route of Mexico's Sinaloa cartel. Murders, rapes,
  decapitations are commonplace [12]Comments
    Links:
      12. http://thebrowser.com/articles/150-miles-hell

[13]New View Of Depression: An Ailment Of The Entire Body
    Links:
      13. http://b.rw/HyVhK8

Shirley Wang | WSJ | 9 April 2012

Scientists have worked out that the same changes to chromosomes that
  occur with ageing also occur with severe stress and depression. This
  "accelerated ageing" effect suggests depression is a body-wide illness,
  not just psychological [14]Comments
    Links:
      14. http://thebrowser.com/articles/new-view-depression-ailment-entire-body

[15]The Inconvenient Astrologer Of MI5
    Links:
      15. http://b.rw/HDXANU

Emma Garman | Awl | 11 April 2012

Britain was desperate to persuade the US to join World War II. So
  desperate, it turns out, that Churchill sent an astrologer to America
  in an effort to convince the public that Hitler planned to attack. This
  is his strange story [16]Comments
    Links:
      16. http://thebrowser.com/articles/inconvenient-astrologer-mi5

FiveBooks Interview

[17]Niall Ferguson on Intellectual Influences
    Links:
      17. http://thebrowser.com/interviews/niall-ferguson-on-intellectual-influences

The historian tells us about the diverse influences on his work, from
  Keynes and Tolstoy to an Austrian satirist, and explains why he sees
  the world as a complex place on the edge of chaos [18]Read on
    Links:
      18. http://thebrowser.com/interviews/niall-ferguson-on-intellectual-influences

Featured Special Report

[19]The Killing of Trayvon Martin
    Links:
      19. http://thebrowser.com/reports/killing-trayvon-martin

On the case that has pitched America into soul-searching and division
  [20]Read on
    Links:
      20. http://thebrowser.com/reports/killing-trayvon-martin

Reader Recommendations

@polit2k RT @pierrebri: Young, French and desperate [21]t.co/RrO3ynM7
  via @reuters #browsings #gfc2 [22]#browsings [23]More like this
    Links:
      21. http://t.co/RrO3ynM7
      22. https://twitter.com/search?q=#browsings
      23. http://thebrowser.com/browsings

Book of the Day

[24]Book of the Day
    Links:
      24. http://thebrowser.com/recommended/tales-army-life-by-leo-tolstoy

[25]Tales of Army Life by Leo Tolstoy
    Links:
      25. http://thebrowser.com/recommended/tales-army-life-by-leo-tolstoy

[26]John Gittings says: “His position is of categorical non-violence.
  He asked the question, what is the reality of war?” [27]FiveBooks
  Archive
    Links:
      26. http://thebrowser.com/interviews/john-gittings-on-peace
      27. http://thebrowser.com/fivebooks/archive

Video of the Day

[28]How Did Mitt Romney Get So Obscenely Rich?
    Links:
      28. http://thebrowser.com/videos/how-did-mitt-romney-get-so-obscenely-rich

Robert Reich takes a swipe at private equity
  [29]More videos
    Links:
      29. http://thebrowser.com/videos

Quote of the Day

[30]James Wood, on hypocrisy
    Links:
      30. http://nyrbclassics.tumblr.com/post/20981404706

“The hypocrite may serve, among other things, as a deformed
    ambassador of the truth”

[31]More quotes
    Links:
      31. http://thebrowser.com/quotations

| [32]Homepage | [33]Mobile Apps | [34]RSS Feeds | [35]Twitter |
  [36]Facebook | [37]Privacy Policy | [38]Contact Us |
  Having trouble reading this email? [39]View it in your browser.
  You are receiving this email because you signed up for the Best of the
  Moment newsletter on [40]thebrowser.com. [41]Click here to unsubscribe
    Links:
      32. http://thebrowser.com
      33. http://thebrowser.com/app
      34. http://thebrowser.com/feeds
      35. http://twitter.com/thebrowser
      36. http://www.facebook.com/Thebrowser
      37. http://thebrowser.com/privacy-policy
      38. http://thebrowser.com/contact
      39. *|ARCHIVE|*
      40. http://thebrowser.com/newsletters
      41. *|UNSUB|*

Join 90,000+ curious readers who grow with us every day

No spam. No nonsense. Unsubscribe anytime.

Great! Check your inbox and click the link to confirm your subscription
Please enter a valid email address!
You've successfully subscribed to The Browser
Welcome back! You've successfully signed in
Could not sign in! Login link expired. Click here to retry
Cookies must be enabled in your browser to sign in
search