The Week

Sep 19

The future of 3-D printed organs

The future of 3-D printed organs

“We didn’t have the right voices at the table.” —

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, in a press conference addressing the league’s recent domestic violence issues

Goodell also promised to overhaul the league’s disciplinary standards for issues of domestic abuse

“Americans have lost their taste for collective sacrifice… so when a frightening enemy like al Qaeda or ISIS threatens our sense of security, it suits nearly everyone for the president to blow up the bad guys without asking 99 percent of us to interrupt our pursuit of happiness.” —

Pretending we’re not at war

Presidents no longer ask Congress to declare war when ordering the military into action. That suits most Americans just fine.

Today’s best editorial cartoons

Today’s best editorial cartoons

Nearly two-thirds of Americans can’t name all three branches of government
Legislative, judicial, and…uh…

Nearly two-thirds of Americans can’t name all three branches of government

Legislative, judicial, and…uh…

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How to make delicious snack bars on the cheap
One trip to your nearest bulk aisle is all you need

How to make delicious snack bars on the cheap

One trip to your nearest bulk aisle is all you need

“It’s important that the league get a handle on this and have a zero tolerance.” — The White House, weighing in on the NFL’s domestic violence issues

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Sep 18

Scotland’s Royal & Ancient Golf Club will admit women for the first time in history

Scotland’s Royal & Ancient Golf Club will admit women for the first time in history

“In an MMO… new money comes in the form of monsters… that provide adventuring objectives for players. The new money, in this case… goes straight into the hands of people who will spend it. … All of this points to the great weakness of the Federal Reserve’s attempts at monetary stimulus: hardly any of the money actually leaks out into the real economy.” —

What the Federal Reserve could learn from World of Warcraft

MMO-style economies contain important monetary policy lessons for the central bank

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Today’s best editorial cartoons

Today’s best editorial cartoons