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Pokemon in Blue Hill
Political benefit: Edward Snowden captured.
A brief history of Opioids by Atlantic. This is an interactive graphic in the article:
Analysis of Coup in FiveThirtyEight.com.
Yuval Noah Harari (author of Sapiens) talks about “The theater of terror” in the Guardian.
…terror is a military strategy that hopes to change the political situation by spreading fear rather than by causing material damage. This strategy is almost always adopted by very weak parties, who are unable to inflict much material damage on their enemies.
This article that Ronald Reagan (and the NRA) favored gun control in California because the Black Panthers armed themselves.