Links for you. Science:
Next battle in the war on science: The GOP Congress is ready to attack science agency funding in 2015.
How to be a reviewer/editor
Before and After: Respiratory Microbes among Pilgrims to the Hajj
No, the CDC did not just apologize and admit that this year’s flu vaccine doesn’t work
How Science Can Tell If Your Great-Grandparents Were Strikebreakers: Christine Kenneally on the connections between your genes and your history.
What a White cop thinks (very good)
Face it: Boys Can’t Do Words (one can never have too much Lawrence Summers bashing)
On Being Mean
I Do Not Mourn The New Republic
An Open Letter To Charles Barkley: Once you were not afraid to ask that all-important question: “Who’s afraid of a large black man?” Tragically, it now seems like the answer might be you.
Are Cities the Next Front in the Right’s War on Labor?
What’s wrong with using data to grade teachers?
FUNDAMENTAL ATTRIBUTION ERROR
IMO Study Shows Chicago Charter Schools Underperform their Traditional Counterparts
Want to Exploit Retail Workers? In San Francisco, It’ll Cost You
24 Stunning Introvert Dream Libraries
War by Media and the Triumph of Propaganda
ROXBURY HERE: COMMUNITY MEETING LOUDLY REJECTS RADIUS HOSPITAL AS HOMELESS SHELTER
Political Polarization as a Social Movement Outcome: 1960s Klan Activism and Its Enduring Impact on Political Realignment in Southern Counties, 1960 to 2000 (pdf)
Sierra Leone to jail ‘entire families’ in Ebola crackdown
Mary Landrieu lies about single payer on her way out the door, so good riddance