The Independent— The military’s top leaders have issued a written reminder to all service members that the deadly insurrection at the Capitol last week was an anti-democratic, criminal act, and that the right to free speech gives no one the right to commit violence
The Independent—Supreme Court won't hear PA abortion clinic free speech case. The Supreme Court is declining to get involved in a case about free speech outside a Pittsburgh abortion clinic
kottke.org—Free As In Frequent Flyer Miles. Buried deep within Jamie Lauren Keiles’ NY Times article about frequent flyer miles and The Points Guy is this economic observation: A major reason points-and-miles trips exist is because airlines turn a more stable profit by minting their own currencies than by selling actual airline seats. The flight seems almost ancillary to the financial transaction it enables — a trend across the whole economy, where the selling of goods or services serves to enable the collection of data, the absorption...
The Independent—Cowboys for Trump leader arrested over US Capitol riot. A New Mexico county official who runs a group called Cowboys for Trump and who had vowed to return to Washington after last week’s riot at the U.S. Capitol to place a flag on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s desk has been arrested by the FBI