Links 11/23/13

Links for you. Science:

Polio in Syria: putting children above politics (more blowback from the CIA’s pretending to be health workers)
Ant Mimics
Most of the world’s solar panels are facing the wrong direction
Use fine-grained sectioning in your grant proposals
PLOS profits prompt revamp: Incoming boss plans peer-review shake-up at Public Library of Science.

Other:


Elizabeth Anderson on race in American politics
(excellent)
Elizabeth Warren wants to spend more on Social Security. But she’s not thinking big enough! (the ACA rollout seems to have shocked Klein into being decent as opposed to being a Very Serious Pundit)
State Rep. Uses Sledgehammer To Destroy Homeless People’s Possessions
AND THEN DE BLASIO MADE OUT WITH SUKHREET GABEL AND KILLED YANKEL ROSENBAUM.
We Need To Ruin It Our Way
Penguins chasing a butterfly
Uh-oh, there’s a new Thomas Friedman! Sick of hating his blowhard pontificating and obsession with a “hyper-meritocracy”? Set your sights on Tyler Cowen
Jimmy Breslin on JFK’s Assassination: Two Classic Columns (no one writes like Breslin)
It’s Been 50 Years, Time to Drop The Conspiracy Theories
In Miami Gardens, store video catches cops in the act
Welcome To The Post-Roe World

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