People & Society — Thursday, Dec 15, 2016
Fight the Game
FTN DAILY #63 — Repealing unjust laws in Russia, Lebanon and Columbia, milking immature millennials for money and more.
Don’t fight the players, fight the game
Blogger Anton Nossik wants to annul Article 282 of the Russian Criminal Code, a catch-all statute that prohibits “actions aimed at the incitement of hatred or enmity.” Isaac Webb for Global Voices.
A changed man
Glenn Beck has spearheaded the political wave that carried Donald Trump into the White House. That is his biggest regret. Peter Beinart for The Atlantic
Millennial boot camp
If you can pay $27,500/month but still fail at parenting, this “treatment center” for immature millennials will take your money. Molly Osberg for Fusion.
Reform against rapists
Lebanese lawmakers took the first step to overturn a law that allows for rapists to avoid punishment if they marry their victims. Joel Williams for CNN.
Forget weed, legalize coke!
More and more Colombians demand coke be legalized. They see it as the only way to win and end the drug war. Wesley Tomaselli for Ozy.
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