Today's threads (a thread).

Inside: Situation Normal; China's best investigative stories of 2020; Where money comes from; Raising money for Chelsea Manning; Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town part 26; and more!

Archived at: pluralistic.net/2020/12/14/sit

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China's best investigative stories of 2020: A glimpse into some very brave and dedicated reporters' work.

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Raising money for Chelsea Manning: The whistleblower and torture survivor needs our help.

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McKinsey’s internal mythology compares management consultants to “the Marine Corps, the Roman Catholic Church, and the Jesuits” propublica.org/article/how-mck

Radicalized is one of the Wall Street Journal’s top sf books of 2019! memex.craphound.com/2019/12/14

AI Now’s annual report: stop doing “emotion detection”; stop “socially sensitive” facial recognition; make AI research diverse and representative — and more ainowinstitute.org/AI_Now_2019

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Private equity looters startled to be called out by name in Taylor Swift award-acceptance speech nypost.com/2019/12/13/private-

Lawmaker admits not independently researching lobbyist’s claim that ectopic fetuses could be reimplanted in the uterus, blames medical journals radio.wosu.org/post/lawmaker-s

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My latest novel is Attack Surface, a sequel to my bestselling Little Brother books. @washingtonpost called it "a political cyberthriller, vigorous, bold and savvy about the limits of revolution and resistance."

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I have a (free) new book out! "How to Destroy Surveillance Capitalism" is an anti-monopolist critique of Big Tech that connects the rise of conspiratorial thinking to the rise of tech monopolies and proposes a way to deal with both:

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My ebooks and audiobooks (from @torbooks, @HoZ_Books, @mcsweeneys, and others) are for sale all over the net, but I sell 'em too, and when you buy 'em from me, I earn twice as much and you get books with no DRM and no license "agreements."

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My first picture book is out! It's called Poesy the Monster Slayer and it's an epic tale of bedtime-refusal, toy-hacking and monster-hunting, illustrated by Matt Rockefeller. It's the monster book I dreamt of reading to my own daughter.

pluralistic.net/2020/07/14/poe

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