Noah Smith's recommendations for science fiction novels. Based on the books I know, this is a very good list, although I'm not as excited by Bujold and he missed Iain Banks and Ada Palmer. Still, maybe the best list of this sort I've run across for science fiction.
Texas doctor prosecuted for "crime" of not wasting vaccine. One of those stories that makes me wonder why there aren't more libertarians.
Sorry, but the Zoom cat lawyer is a total asshole.