Links 1/13/13

Links for you. Science:

Flu!
United Airlines ends transport of research primates
You Will Not Be Able to Escape the Worst Flu Season in 10 Years (Unless You Move to Connecticut)
Reviving Europe’s Biodiversity By Importing Exotic Animals
Polio Eradication: The Bad News Continues (this should be a much bigger story than it is)

Other:

No, America is not a conservative country. But we do have a racism problem.
Patrick targets public housing boards
How to Pay for What We Need: Congress could create money, as it did during the Civil War, funding public projects that shock the economy back to life
Five things we can do to help fix the US economy in 2013 (#1 is key)
“Socialist Health Care” is Better Says Study by National Research Council
We need more artists and less entrepreneurs
Virginia Governor McDonnell Goes Off Deep End On Transportation Policy
S.H.A.M.E.: Charles Murray
One-Trick Pony: How a return to the simplicity of Peyton Manning’s Indy offense has ignited the Denver Broncos
Lead and Crime: Baselines vs. Crime Waves
Jack Lew’s union-busting past
As it turns out, the Weather Channel has a regular audience of hardcore fans. And, among those people, the consensus is that something has gone terribly, terribly wrong.
Worst flu epidemic in a decade spotlights opposition to mandated sick leave. Cue Scott Walker (yes, we need nationally-mandated sick leave)
Winning
Michelle Rhee’s Failing Report Card

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2 Responses to Links 1/13/13

  1. chris says:

    Thank you for doing this every day. I’m always excited to see a new post from you pop up in my Reader feed and I find your daily Links to be invaluable.

    Please, if you can manage it, do this forever.

    Thank you!

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