Links 10/15/15

Links for you. Science:

A quick puzzle to tell whether you know what people are thinking
1 in 8 U.S. Kids Not Protected Against Measles
Planned Parenthood critics have new target — universities: Some state lawmakers try to limit or ban research using tissue from aborted fetuses
Everyone has these sexist jerks
Gene patents probably dead worldwide following Australian court decision (I wonder what the TPP says about this…)


John Helmer: US Strategy In The Middle East Is Dying, Along With Its Authors, Carter And Brzezinski; Putin, Al-Assad Get To Dance On Their Graves, David Ben-Gurion Too (very interesting)
The Götterdämmerung Caucus
In Praise of Hillary Clinton’s Shameless Pandering (the subtext is that Ezra Klein is just a hipper Washington insider-pundit. Not surprising though)
A typical week of school lunch for kids in Paris vs. New York (we can laugh about this, but for too many kids, school lunch is the best meal they get)
Is DC About to Pass the Best Sick Leave in the Country?
Fetal-Tissue Bans Are All About Making Abortion Providers Look Like Monsters: Life-saving research is collateral damage in the war on Planned Parenthood.
Backpacks for Clueless Parents
Homelessness problem on upswing in posh areas of Boston
Kids Today Don’t Pay for Their News!
Donald Trump and the “F-Word”: An unsettling symbiosis between man and mob
TPP Also Locks In Broken Anti-Circumvention Rules That Destroy Your Freedoms
What We Lose With a Privatized Postal Service
Don’t Put Privatizer And Payday Lender Lobbyist On The USPS Board

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