March 12, 2022 5:30 am

Booze News: Party Bikes in Rhode Island, Hard Seltzer in Utah

Plus: tasting rooms in Alaska and liquor delivery in Alabama


March 12, 2022 5:01 am

Laura Kipnis on Lockdowns, #MeToo, and Sexual Paranoia on Campus

The essayist and cultural critic talked about her new book Love in the Time of Contagion, at a live event in New York City.


March 11, 2022 7:16 pm

DC Circuit Issues Mixed Decision in Title 42 “Public Health” Expulsion Case

The court ruled the CDC can continue to use its public health power to expel migrants, but not to countries where they are likely to face persecution or torture.

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March 11, 2022 1:48 pm

EU Orders Google to Vanish Russian Government Sites (RT and SputnikNews) from European Search Results

This happened last week, but I just learned about it today. Here’s what appears to be the EU order, from a takedown request archived in the Lumen Database; I used a VPN to do searches from Belgium and France, and indeed saw that no search results from those sites come up, and Google gives the…

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March 11, 2022 1:10 pm

Russian Sanctions: The Helpful, the Harmful, and the Pointless

There’s a difference between actions that only make us feel good and actions that actually help Ukraine.

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March 11, 2022 12:15 pm

Compassionate Releases of Federal Prisoners Surged During the Pandemic

The record number of reduced sentences still represented a tiny share of the federal prison population.


March 11, 2022 11:55 am

World War Z

Barbie Latza Nadeau (Daily Beast) and Megan Sheets (Independent [UK]) draw the connection.


March 11, 2022 11:39 am

SCOTX Holds that SCOTUS Was Wrong, Justice Thomas Was Right, and Jonathan Mitchell Is Still A Genius

The Supreme Court of Texas brings the offensive litigation against S.B. 8 to an end.