Monthly Archives: August 2010

Links 8/27/10

I’m excited about Glenn Beck’s “I Have a Nightmare” Rally in DC this weekend (I’m sure my relatives in the area are not). Anyway, links.
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MERS and the Potential for Real Judicial Activism

Judges could seriously gum up the foreclosure works.
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Links 8/26/10

Finally, some sun. Let’s celebrate with some links.
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Ken Mehlman Is No Jackie Robinson

Mehlman decided that political power and his own personal position was more important than preventing politically-motivated bigotry.
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Could Open Science Resolve the Researcher-Data Producer Conflict?

Altering how funders view a successful grant could help reduce the conflict between quick release and career goals.
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Links 8/25/10

Still gray and ugly. But never fear, links are here!
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Privatizing Infrastructure: Pennywise, Pound Foolish

Having parasitized private industry, our economic betters are now turning their sights on the public sector
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Is Peer Review Really This Problematic?

The review process needs to be much faster, and more people need to be reviewing. But is there competitive spiking of manuscripts?
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Posted in Ethics, Publishing | 17 Comments

Links 8/24/10

We’ve been lucky this summer, and had very little gray cruddy days. But they’re baaackkk! Let’s celebrate with some links!
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But, Really, Park 51 Has Nothing to Do With Exclusionary Identity Politics

Or bigotry. Because union carpenters are the new Muslim. Or something.
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Posted in Civil Liberties, Conservatives, Fucking Morons, Unions | 4 Comments