Nick Bostrom (Oxford): Existential Risk Prevention as Global Priority. From Say No to Life, is it moral to be happy in a world of suffering? L'affair Richard Falk should teach us that engagement helps make institutions like the Human Rights Council better, while a policy of blanket hostility backfires. From Businessweek, how did the world's rich get that way? Luck, says Charles Kenny. Steven Mazie on how governments really are good for something. Josh Wilburn reviews Plato's Erotic World: From Cosmic Origins to Human Death by Jill Gordon. Garance Franke-Ruta on why big cities make media liberal — and why the Koch brothers can't do anything about it. How a drug get its name: Street names aside, who comes up with crazy non-words like Zyrtec, tenofovir and Xeljanz? Erik Loomis on holding corporations responsible for workplace deaths.

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