David Herzig (Valparaiso): Justice for All: The IRS Reimagined. Michael Miller on reform after the IRS scandal: Don’t bet on it. Think the IRS was bad? Try the spying on Occupy activists (and more). From Reuters, Felix Salmon on how technology redefines norms and on why public companies should have public tax returns. Matthew Yglesias on the idiocy of taxing profits: Want Apple to stop dodging taxes? Then scrap the foolish corporate income tax. James Polchin on how Sebastiao Salgado photographs of nature are undeniably beautiful, but they also portray a typical Western gaze. Nine decades ago, Marcus Garvey was convicted of mail fraud — his supporters have alleged a conspiracy ever since. Maggie Koerth-Baker on why rational people buy into conspiracy theories. Dominic Davies reviews Prose of the World: Modernism and the Banality of Empire by Saikat Majumdar.

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