Talk to Me Like I'm Stupid: The Bomb, Baby (Winner)

Again, lots of good ones. I thought eigenperson offered was the best explanation, and he's the winner. But I just want to note how hard it is to pick a winner, given that all of these posts kind of riff off each other. They work as a collective and picking out the best synthesis of all the info offered is a challenge. Will do another later this week.

Ta-Nehisi Coates is a national correspondent at The Atlantic, where he writes about culture, politics, and social issues. He is the author of the memoir The Beautiful Struggle.

The Horrors of Rat Hole Mining

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