Links 6/22/12

Links for you. Science:

Missing Foxes Fuel Lyme Disease Spread
An alternative “temperature-based” definition of summer and the seasons
What’s changed in evolution and ecology since I started my Ph.D.
How To Stop Science Alienation Syndrome (interesting, not sure how to make it work in reality; also, potential for race and class bias)
Your meat on drugs: Will grocery stores cut out antibiotics? (five cents per pound. Just fucking do it already)

Other:


Rules for managing an Effective Progressive Coalition
(must-read)
The Declaration of Independence
The Curse of Political Purity
Dirt Under The Rug (a propos to educational testing too)
Feminism + Housewifery
Rob Bishop and the Right’s Shameless Land Grab
On abundance, post-scarcity and leisure
In Praise of Leisure
The only good abortion is my abortion
Political ideologies as optimization strategies
Doctors fear testifying at Capitol
What exactly is Obamacare and what did it change?
10,000 New Ebooks, but Nothing to Read
Hos before Joes
National Review: Still Publishing Bigoted Contributors (BUT WE’RE NOT RACISTS!!)
Yes, Barack Obama Thinks We’re Stupid (Immigration Edition)
How the Jobs Report Fools Americans and Misleads the Market

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