This day in history

2008, 2013, 2018.

Cory Doctorow
2 min readNov 24, 2023


On November 27, I’m appearing at the Toronto Metro Reference Library with Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen.

On November 29, I’m at NYC’s Strand Books with my novel The Lost Cause, a solarpunk tale of hope and danger that Rebecca Solnit called “completely delightful.”

#15yrsago Bailout costs more than Marshall Plan, Louisiana Purchase, moonshot, S&L bailout, Korean War, New Deal, Iraq war, Vietnam war, and NASA’s lifetime budget — *combined*!

#10yrsago Man convicted of urinating on hotel carpet while shouting racist abuse, while masturbating with a fire-extinguisher hose up his ass

#10yrsago Miami Gardens police arrest Black man for trespassing 56 times — at the store where he works

#10yrsago Court rules that calling an MP “a coward” isn’t a crime

#10yrsago Rob Ford gets a New Yorker cartoon

#5yrsago While serving, Trump’s comms director will get a $7M Fox News bonus for his mishandling of sexual abuse

#5yrsago On Thanksgiving Eve, Facebook quietly admitted to hiring dirty tricksters to publish an anti-Semitic Soros hoax smearing its critics