Links 7/18/12

Links for you. Science:

UN polio vaccine doctor injured in Karachi attack
Beetle battle beset by budget: Administration offers few bucks
One Molecule for Love, Morality, and Prosperity? Why the hype about oxytocin is dumb and dangerous.
Time to short Reed Elsevier and Wiley as Academic Spring promises an early summer
U.S. leads the world in cutting CO2 emissions — so why aren’t we talking about it?


Americans Think Taxing the Rich is Good for the Economy and Fairness (last sentence is awesome)
Revealed: Key Files on Big-Ticket Political Donations Vanish at Federal Election Commission. Top money and politics researchers discover that the FEC is quietly deleting information on fat-cat funders.
Marriage and Inequality (excellent)
Idle corporate cash piles up
The Onion’s Take on Teach for America (hilarious)
Google’s Take on “Change Aversion” Misses the Point
How Often Do Proficiency Rates And Average Scores Move In Different Directions?
Why the Mortgage Interest Deduction is Terrible
Portugal Decriminalized All Drugs Eleven Years Ago And The Results Are Staggering
People wanted more children in 2000s, but had fewer (curious to know how this breaks down by gender)
Jeers for Clinton in Egypt Were Inspired by Anti-Islam Conspiracy Theories of U.S. Bloggers
The World Is Experiencing The Opposite Of A Sovereign Debt Crisis (the comments are nutso)

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