In a follow-up to a previous Localist Roundup, a petition has appeared on the White House Petition website urging that the runner-up turkey from this Thanksgiving’s turkey pardoning be executed: “Justice must be served. Preferably with a side of mashed potatoes and candied yams.”
Meanwhile, Time finds irony in the fact that Walmart sells fake prints of a British artist’s piece ‘Destroy Capitalism.’ Also, the Atlantic explores why President Obama has lost favor with millennials. And the Nation has nothing but praise for Pope Francis’s recent critiques of the modern capitalist economy.
Lastly, this piece describes a mobile app that estimates the user’s life expectancy and counts down until death. The author believes this morbid tool tells something about out relationship with technology.