Links 10/13/15

Links for you. Science:

What is the evolutionary benefit or purpose of having periods?
Homo naledi fossil discovery a triumph for open access and education
The human quest to find our place in the universe
How poverty affects children’s brains
The Battle Over Genome Editing Gets Science All Wrong


Women’s work, day care, elder care and (more) class issues (excellent)
A (very) rough guide to America from an Englishman in New York
Mural Week Continues with another new awesome one on U Street
The Argument for Free College
Philly’s Charter School System is Falling Apart
Ben Carson says Umpqua survivor had anti-Ben Carson comments ‘fed to him’ (he’s a lunatic)
Another School Shooting? In America? However Could This Happen?
The Case Against Free College
7 Ways To Fight Poverty In Philly (good for most places)
Gun Control and the Holocaust
Where Have all the Teachers Gone?
What Does Dylan Matthews Think The Worst New York Times Article Published in the Last Decade Is?
Cashing In On Special-Needs Kids
Bernie’s And Hillary’s College Affordability Plans Are VERY Different
Don’t just stand there, do something! (Provided there’s something useful to do.)
Wonks for Hire: Elizabeth Warren challenged a think tank over iffy, industry-backed research. There’s a lot more where that came from.

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1 Response to Links 10/13/15

  1. Bayesian Bouffant, FCD says:

    David Brooks wonders how the lunatic wing of the Republican Party came about. No mention of the ‘Southern Strategy’ or any deliberate attempt to manipulate the party’s demographic appeal. No mention of the apologists like Brooks who helped it happen.

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