Iserotope Extras - Issue #6
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Why So Many Black Men Are Dying in America
New Orleans mayor Mitch Landrieu says we care about the lives of African Americans when they’re killed by police, but not when they’re killed by other African Americans. At Angola, most prisoners are serving life sentences for murder, “It’s cheaper to buy a gun than to buy books.”
My favorite book of 2015 is now being sold at Starbucks. If you haven’t read it yet, try it. You won’t regret it.
Inside Amazon: Wrestling Big Ideas in a Bruising Workplace
We like it when our doodad arrives at our door in just two days (or one hour, with Prime Now!). Except maybe tons of people at Amazon are suffering as a result. CEO Jeff Bezos says, “I don’t recognize this Amazon and I very much hope you don’t, either.”
How Trigger Warnings Are Hurting Mental Health on Campus
When I was in college, political correctness helped me think before I spoke. But has censorship (to prevent microaggressions that offend people) gone too far? Will it be impossible to talk about challenging topics?
Born In Between: When A Newborn’s Sex Is In Question, Why Do Doctors Get To Decide?
As many as 1 in 100 babies are born on the spectrum of male and female, and about 3,000 intersex surgeries are performed each year. But many people say that these procedures are harmful.
Just two more days until the first-annual Kindle Registration Pizza Party, where 32 friends, family, and KCP donors are prepping 210 Kindles.
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