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The Original Star Wars IX Script Has Allegedly Leaked. And It’s Much Better Than The Rise of Skywalker.

Never underestimate Star Wars leakers. The devoted group of fans who post daily on the r/StarWarsLeaks Subreddit somehow managed to publish a fairly comprehensive script breakdown of The Rise of Skywalker months before its release. And it was real, too–anyone who read that breakdown had the entire movie spoiled. Hell, the Star Wars leakers even… Read More »

Analysis | The Health 202: Mike Bloomberg is pounding voters with a single ad. It’s about health insurance. – The Washington Post

THE PROGNOSIS Former New York mayor Mike Bloomberg. (Melissa Sue Gerrits/Getty Images) Mike Bloomberg has pitched his tent in the improve-on-Obamacare camp as he tries to forge his own pathway to the White House among a still-crowded Democratic field. The former New York mayor, who didn’t enter the race until late November, hasn’t participated in… Read More »

Dr Miriam Stoppard: Portugal has decriminalised drug use and it’s proved a big success

Portugal sets an example we could all learn from. Drugs aren’t legal in Portugal but drug users aren’t treated as criminals. In 2001, possessing up to 10 days’ supply of any drugs, including heroin , became a civil rather than a criminal offence. Today nobody goes to jail for using drugs. In the late 1990s… Read More »

Why it’s time to rethink the laws that keep our health data private – The Verge

In 1996, the year Congress passed its landmark health privacy law, there was no Apple Watch, no Fitbit, no Facebook support groups or patients tweeting about their medical care. Health data was between you, your doctor, and the health care system. More than two decades later, that law — the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability… Read More »