Charles Blow, who recently moved from New York to Atlanta, calls on black Americans to make a reverse Great Migration back to southern states where they make up enough of the population to wield real political power. (NY Times)
There isn't any good way to measure whether feelings of victimhood are rising or falling, but Kevin Drum says the data he can find show little change over the past 20 years, and maybe a small decline.
American painter Erin Hanson, an impressionist I wrote about in 2018, is featured in a MyModernMet "Top Artist" podcast. Imagine, someone who paints pretty pictures I like hailed in New York as a top artist. What has happened to the modern world?
Kevin Drum explains how Fox News can turn anything into a scary story about liberal threats to white people.
List of 30 famous missing "treasures", from the Ark of the Covenant to the first hour-long feature film. Uneven but better than you are thinking from the clickbait title, and all on one page.
NY Times: "The interviews with Trump voters suggest that even his assault on the most bedrock norm of American democracy — the peaceful transition of power — may still not bring about mass defections."
Vox looks into which health care workers are refusing the Covid-19 vaccine and why.
A detailed theory of what happened on January 6, from Trump's planning to the Capitol falling.
The archaeology of Caligula's pleasure garden in Rome, the Horti Lamiani. (NY Times)
Murals and figurines from a Tang Dynasty Tomb
The pandemic-related epidemic of broken toes (Washington Post).
Remarkable doll house furniture and objects by Kiyomi.