Reason Morning Links: Egyptian Pigs, Global Censors, and Rossum's Universal Robots


– Jack Kemp is dead.

– Violence increases in Iraq.

– We move one step closer to new federal controls on health care.

– Farmers fight back against the Egyptian government's porkocide program.

– Freedom House's annual report on freedom of the press is out, and it's the first ever to show media liberties declining in every region of the world. The study also demotes Israel, Italy, and Hong Kong from "free" to "partly free" status.

Resilience vs. sustainability.

– Are "failed states" really an innate security threat?

– Note: All of the above stories are beside the point, because the robot rebellion is beginning. We all know how this ends: