–Why Washington doesn’t care about jobs.
–Metallica’s classic album Master of Puppets turned 25(!) yesterday. This was the first real metal album I ever heard, and it’s still one of the best.
–NPR’s “First Listen” is streaming the new REM album in its entirety.
–For all the sci-fi nerd parents of small children out there: Goodnight, Dune.
–David Brooks will decide when it’s time for you to die.
–A lecture from Peter Singer: Evolution versus ethics.
–How all the extra noise created by human beings affects animals.
–On James Alison and discipleship.
–Peter Gomes, the black, Republican (at least until late in his life), openly gay Baptist preacher who was the long-time minister at Harvard’s Memorial Church, died unexpectedly from complications associated with a stroke this week. Michael Westmoreland-White has an overview of Gomes’ life and work.
–In honor of the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day on March 9th, Oxfam is “raising awareness about hunger, climate change, and other crises facing women worldwide.”