Links 10/19/12

Links for you. Science:

Badger battle erupts in England
Jo Boaler reveals attacks by Milgram and Bishop: When Academic Disagreement Becomes Harassment and Persecution.
W. Mass. logger has close encounter with testy moose (I once had a large moose sneak up on me in Maine–I know. They are terrifying close up)
Things that Frost My Shorts: Alternative Career Paths
All the cool kids are on arXiv and Haldane’s Sieve .. why you should be too

Other:

The Wrecking Society: Economics Today
Romney affirms commitment to fetus, but not heart attack victims
Social Security Keeps 21 Million Americans Out of Poverty: A State-by-State Analysis
That Parking Spot In Front of Your House Doesn’t Belong to You
A Bit of Real World for Mitt Romney: Emergency Rooms are Where the Uninsured Go to DIE
A Nobel for Planning?
Look at this goddamn dog walking a smaller dog and feel your cold Bostonian heart melt
Obama and the vision thing
Who hates the homeless?
Can Superintendents Raise Test Scores?
Contraceptive Economics
The Kochs’ Libertarian Hypocrisy: It’s Worse Than You Think
Why there’s less high-frequency trading
November 7th: Though their agendas are hidden, both Romney and Obama have plans to dramatically remake the size and character of American government. Very, very quickly.

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