Ezio Di Nucci (UDE): Habits, Nudges, and Consent. From Counterpunch, David Rosen on the Great One, Two Punch: Socialize costs, privatize profits. Yochai Benkler on the dangerous logic of the Bradley Manning case. Over the past century, the average IQ in industrialized countries has risen to keep pace with the complexity of modern life; IQ researcher James Flynn discusses why those gains have occurred and whether they are likely to continue. Caleb Hannan on the ten weirdest members of Congress. Colin Lecher on how we know nothing about the correlation between videogames and violence — why are we still debating this? David Ropeik on the messy (and risky) ways that governments try to manage risks. Amos Jones reviews The Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Reader. Molly Ball on 5 false assumptions political pundits make all the time.

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