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Target Bathroom Policy For Transgender People Prompts Boycott By American Family Association : The Two-Way : NPR

More than 550,000 people have signed a pledge to boycott Target over its restroom and dressing-room policy. The petition, organized by the nonprofit American Family Association, is a response to Target’s published pledge to “welcome transgender team members and guests to use the restroom or fitting room facility that corresponds …

Beijing’s next anti-graft target? Mooncakes

HONG KONG (AP) — Mooncakes — the hockey-puck-sized pastries Chinese give each other every year for the mid-autumn festival — were always more about tradition than delicacy: Some people don’t even like them. But in recent years, as corruption eroded confidence in government, the unscrupulous made the dense, calorific cakes …

The Killing Machines – Mark Bowden – The Atlantic

How to think about drones I. Unfairness Consider David. The shepherd lad steps up to face in single combat the Philistine giant Goliath. Armed with only a slender staff and a slingshot, he confronts a fearsome warrior clad in a brass helmet and chain mail, wielding a spear with a …