Links for you. Science:
Very, Very, Very White Man’s Burden (must-read)
Ten Things I Learned During a Decade in D.C.
Why Jews need to talk about the Nakba
Lions in Winter, Part One
Lions in Winter, Part Two
Looking Back at Huey Newton’s Thoughts on Gay Rights…In the Wake of Obama’s Endorsement
Horrific Injuries Linked to BP Dispersant Corexit (history will look at the response to Deepwater Horizon and judge Obama very harshly)
The Liberal Arts and Leadership
Just how big can car-sharing get?
Rethinking Affirmative Action
Government’s Extrapolation Problem
Government is flawed, but markets are too. Tom Schaller asks: Why don’t private-sector inefficiencies, which drive up costs, drive us crazy the way public-sector waste does?
Extremists and Enablers
Sweden’s enormous education experiment improved longevity. Children who received an extra year of school in a post-war trial have reaped health benefits.
Debt: Not just for undergrads