Retroactive is the ICYMI listing of all the great reading from the week that was.
The School Choice DebateCharter schools can play a valuable role in education reform.
By Scott J Davies
What’s so Great About the Truth Anyway?
Should we believe in falsehoods when doing so works better?
By Vikram Bath
Jazz, the Devil, and the Axeman of New Orleans
A jazz loving serial killer walked the beautiful but vaguely ominous streets of 1918 New Orleans, chiseling his way into back doors of the homes of local merchants…
By Em Carpenter
You are Going to Die
Is it possible that the idea of death tickling at the back of our mind is pushing us to be more ideologically rigid as our population ages? Is fear driving our new partisan gulf? As a thought experiment let’s be brave and think about death for just a moment.
By Mark Kruger
Road Movie To Berlin, The Original Motion Picture SoundtrackLife, put to music.
By Will Truman
Linky Friday: SummertimeLinky Friday is Ordinary Time’s Friday tradition of compiling stories from around the world and across the web straight to you. This week, Summertime is the theme, and clicks are easy, the stories are jumping, and the world is yours to read, share, and discuss. From Gershwin to Manafort, plenty to occupy your dog days of summertime.
By Andrew Donaldson
TSN: Ordinary Times quick links
The Case(s) Against The Straw Ban
Private Person, Unwilling Celebrity
DAG Rosenstein Announces Indictments of 12 Russian GRU Members
Find The Nearest Black Kid?
The Denmark Dilemma
Steve Ditko’s Legacy
AI is Coming, But What Culture Will Influence It?
Introductory Rates & Inertia
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