Links 11/7/15

Links for you. Science:

Canada’s New Government May Be a New Beginning for Science
A Venomous Fight Among Reptile Scientists
Know Your Risks, but Meat Still Isn’t the Enemy
Threatened pandemics and laboratory escapes: Self-fulfilling prophecies
The greatest vanishing act in prehistoric America: Seven centuries ago, tens of thousands of people fled their homes in the American Southwest. Archaeologists are trying to work out why

Other:

When Texas fell to the wingnuts: The secret history of the Southern strategy, modern conservatism and the Lone Star State
AS THE GLOBE BURNS: NEWSPAPER ALREADY CUT OFF FROM COMMUNITY MAKES DEEPER CUTS
The Keystone Pipeline May Have Just Made Itself the Biggest Issue of 2016: TransCanada has cleverly sought to push the pipeline’s approval timeline beyond 2016, at which time they may have installed a candidate of their choice through mountains of dark money
Bethesda Residents ‘Take to the Streets’ to Ask For Lower Speed Limits, Crosswalk Lights
ED 2015: Illegitimi non emasculatum
A Feasible Roadmap to Compulsory Voting
Why It’s Hard to Be a Poor Boy With Richer Neighbors
Bill Gates spent a fortune to build it. Now a Florida school system is getting rid of it.
The great northern Virginia toll controversy, explained
Mussolini-Style Corporatism, aka Fascism, on the Rise in the US
Homework: An unnecessary evil? … Surprising findings from new research (interesting)
“Stunning” Rise in Death Rate, Pain Levels for Middle-Aged, Less Educated Whites
Russia: Librarian Is Accused of Allowing Access to Banned Ukrainian Books
Councilmembers to Introduce Bill to Lower Voting Age to 16 (would probably affect education policy for the better…)
The Family Plot: On the rule of the perpetual snot-nose
Foundations fund L.A. Times’ education reporting. A conflict?

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1 Response to Links 11/7/15

  1. Frank Carpenter says:

    The globe ceased to be relevant years ago, around the same time the Papacy did.
    Management has forgotten Tip O’Neill’s quip that “all politics is local” here in the Bay State.

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