A new book argues that American cops are actually “at war with people” instead of protecting citizens; a Nation piece questions whether Hillary Clinton will ever be able to win over progressives; meanwhile, there’s a reason why it’s become increasingly difficult to figure out what food is healthful. These discoveries and more below.

The Rise of the Permanent Prisoners of War If someone has had the good fortune not to encounter the world of U.S. police and prisons, and the misfortune to learn about the world from U.S. schools, entertainment, and “news” media, a great place to start understanding one of the worst self-inflicted tragedies of our era would be with James Kilgore’s short new book.

Can Hillary Clinton Win Over the Left? She’s spent decades seeking refuge in the center. Will progressives embrace her now?

Three Weeks After Obama Announced His Clean-Power Plan, He Greenlit New Oil Drilling in the Arctic What’s driving the president’s bafflingly two-faced climate policy?

Turkey Is Using ISIS as Cover for Its War Against Kurdish Activists Exclusive interviews with survivors and witnesses of an Islamic State bombing show that the Turkish government has finally declared war… on the activists ISIS attacked.

Why a Left-Wing Socialist Is Poised to Become the Leader of Britain’s Labour Party Unlike the party apparatchiks, Jeremy Corbyn has consistently opposed austerity—and voters are enthusiastic.

Honeybee Microsensors to Gather Intel on Mass Deaths Australian scientists revealed Tuesday they are using micro-sensors attached to honey bees as part of a global push to understand the key factors driving a worldwide population decline of the pollinators.

Justin Bond: RentBoy Raid Is About ‘Workers’ Rights,’ ‘Sex Phobia,’ ‘Public Shaming’

‘Winged Monster’ on Ancient Rock Art Debunked by Scientists Rock art found at Black Dragon Canyon in Utah that some have argued depicts a winged monster or pterosaur.

Better Equal Than Red? Branko Milanovic has put forward an idea he thinks “will gradually become more popular.”

Why It’s Getting to Be Damn Near Impossible to Know What Food Is Actually Healthy You might think an outfit calling itself an academy would be, you know, academic.

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