Links for you. Science:
David Graeber: On the Invention of Money – Notes on Sex, Adventure, Monomaniacal Sociopathy and the True Function of Economics (some really interesting anthrological economics)
Why the Anti-Science Creationist Movement Is So Dangerous: They want to wipe out all the findings of hundreds of years of scientific investigation and have taken to schools, the courts and political leaders to get things done.
Why One Great Vaccine Researcher Wasn’t Afraid Of Bird Flu
Big News But: USDA Bans “Other” E. coli Strains (I made a similar point here)
Even Harvard couldn’t protect me
Statement: Robert Greenstein, President, on Census’ 2010 Poverty, Income, and Health Insurance Data
We know how to reduce poverty among seniors
Burning Ambition: How Texas Wildfires Embarrass Rick Perry
Taking a Gander at the Peepers in Union Square Park
Sports stories written by algorithm
Race and the Tea Party
For Healthy, Sustainable Fish: Buy American
Paul Krugman’s allegation of 9/11 shame — is he right?
Does President Obama Want to Impose a Crushing Burden on Our Children? (the choice is a smaller cost for government or a larger cost for individuals)