Mining Journalhttp://www.miningjournal.netTop Headlinesen-usFri, 31 Oct 2014 18:23:32 EDTFri, 31 Oct 2014 18:23:32 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssAfrica a most tragic continenthttp://www.miningjournal.net/page/content.detail/id/608128.htmlHere's how my Aug. 11, 2003, column began: "Anyone who believes President Bush's Africa initiative, including sending U.S. troops to Liberia, will amount to more than a hill of beans is whistling Dixie.Tue, 28 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTSugar consumption scarier than Ebolahttp://www.miningjournal.net/page/content.detail/id/608129.htmlAs airlines, cruise ships, and hospitals cope with waves of Ebola jitters, I'm wondering whether the panic the deadly virus is inducing will distort Halloween traditions this year. No, I'm not talking about Ebola-related costumes.Tue, 28 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTDoes the end of history result in an overwhelming political decay?http://www.miningjournal.net/page/content.detail/id/608021.htmlFrancis Fukuyama picked an auspicious publication date for his latest book, "Political Order and Political Decay.Sun, 26 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTDeath of Bradlee is a personal loss for allhttp://www.miningjournal.net/page/content.detail/id/608022.htmlWASHINGTON - The death at 93 of the Washington Post's incomparable editor Benjamin C.Sun, 26 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTMichael Brown and race hoaxeshttp://www.miningjournal.net/page/content.detail/id/608023.htmlBack in August, when news first broke of a shooting in Ferguson, Mo., the media world, perpetually tingling with eagerness for white-on-black violence stories, plunged into delirium.Sun, 26 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDT