We cut the crust off the Internet sandwich so you don't have to.
THIS ONE WEIRD TRICK FOR UNDERSTANDING POLITICS TODAY
Hyperbole and confirmation bias are the social web's Game Fuel.
The Wall Street Journal debuted a tool that shows live sample feeds for "very liberal" and "very conservatively aligned" Facebook users (note: it works a lot better on a computer than mobile).
The Wall Street Journal: Blue Feed, Red Feed
THE SUPERBUG HOLOCAUST
If we keep using antibiotics inappropriately -- especially looking at you, India -- in farming and medical care, the accelerating pace of drug-resistant infections will create a nightmarish future, with humankind powerless against once-treatable diseases.
Averting Armageddon will take education about existing drugs and investment in new ones.
Otherwise, by 2050:
The Atlantic: The Plan to Avert Our Post-Antibiotic Apocalypse
IF POGROMS HAD COMMENT SECTIONS
Donald Trump has famously drawn substantial support from serious white nationalists and 4chan troll armies alike. Virulent anti-Semites run wild through both cultures, and strongman Trump plays an idiot to dodge disavowing them.
For Allen Ginzburg, the fear of Soviet-style authoritarianism and anti-Semitic demagoguery is personal:
A few more bites:
"So you tell the truth when you're politician and lie when you're private individual?" - CNN's Chris Cuomo on Donald Trump's schizophrenic Clinton attacks, via Politico
"I cannot support a candidate who endorses bigotry and lawlessness, with a minimal understanding of the fiscal policies long associated with our party, even if he does have an “R” after his name." - Katrina Elaine Jørgensen announces her resignation from the Young Republican National Federation over Donald Trump, via Facebook