Links 12/27/12

Links for you. Science:

Flu cases starting to spike in Boston
NIH small business awards per capita by State
17 Awesome, Nerdy Examples Of Taxonomy Humor
Drastic cuts in fish quotas expected (global warming. WHEEE!!!)
Anthropologists are among the lowest paid and least respected scientists in the United States

Other:

From “Operation Wetback” To Newtown: Tracing The Hick Fascism Of The NRA (must-read)
Don’t You Dare Touch Our Earned Benefits (this is what a progressive agenda should look like)
The Everyday Heroism of Our Nation’s Teachers
Not man enough? Buy a gun
The New York Times and the OECD (this is a jackass thing for the NY Times to do)
Plan B: Relieve the Rich, Screw the Poor
Nick Kristof Needs to Stop Spouting (and Tweeting) Shoddy Statistics About Young People with Severe Disabilities
Olive Garden, Red Lobster See Sharp Drop In Profits After Anti-Obamacare Campaign Backfires
I’m a Professor, Not a SWAT Team Member
Thoughts on “Randomized” vs. Randomized Charter School Studies (good post on experimental design)
Further Thoughts on the Politics of Unconditional Cash Transfers and the Notion of the “Deserving” Poor
Glenn Hubbard, Leading Academic and Mitt Romney Advisor, Took $1200 an Hour to Be Countrywide’s Expert Witness
There is no fiscal crisis. And macroeconomics is not a morality play.

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One Response to Links 12/27/12

  1. joemac53 says:

    I just read about Hubbard. Doesn’t anyone, anywhere go to jail for this kind of shit?

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