Links for you. Science:
Will the Democratization of Sequencing Undermine Openness in Genomics?
When Correlation Is Not Causation, But Something Much More Screwy
Almost Half Of NY 8th Graders Don’t Know Breakdown Of H2O
NSF (on the political science cuts)
When It Comes to Anti-Evolution Arguments, Americans Need to Be More Cynical
Defunding Political Science at NSF
DeLong Smackdown Watch: John Emerson Edition (must-read; as I’ve noted, this is a fundamental qualitative failure)
The Rise and Rise of the Super-Rich (“Answers don’t elude us. Political will does.”)
What Eduardo Saverin owes America. (Hint: Nearly everything.)
Why Isn’t Closing 40 Philadelphia Public Schools National News?
Seniors’ Social Security Garnished for Student Debts
‘Why Don’t We Have Any White Kids?’ (what’s interesting is that there’s no discussion of race as a proxy for parental income and class)
Robert Shiller is wrong
What Harry Reid should do next (on Senate reform)
How the Ayn Rand-Loving Right Is Like a Bunch of Teen Boys Gone Crazy