Links 2/22/16

Links for you. Science:

Five myths about placebos
Vaccine rushed to Boston’s homeless after a death
Mystery of disappearing asteroids solved
Imperfect impact
Whole-Genome Sequencing of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Resistant to Fifth-Generation Cephalosporins Reveals Potential Non-mecA Mechanisms of Resistance.


Think U.S. intel is in decline? These declassified memos may change your mind.
Paul Krugman is wrong: Why his case against Bernie Sanders misses the point. The New York Times columnist’s defenses of wonkery are well-intentioned. But politics and policy are not the same (“If these are the results of having the wonk perspective determine the course of the Democratic Party, well, let’s just say that people on the left should be willing to hear some new options.”)
The Four Economists’ Big Letter
Can Bernie Sanders Liberate the Democratic Party From Technocracy?
Biased Pluralism and the Defense of “Reality” in the Democratic Primary
Why Bernie Sanders Is Not George McGovern
On Pluralism, Bernie Sanders, and the Fight for 15
Study Of ISIS Extremists On Twitter Suggests Repeat Account Suspensions Do Take A Toll
Can Sanders Do It?
Why the revelations and photos of Bernie’s role in the CRM do and don’t matter.
This letter got me fired from my job at Yelp (but why would millenials support Sanders? It’s a posum…)
Getting history right: Krugman continues his disinformation campaign
Our Home
Hillary Clinton Emails: Secret Negotiations With New York Times, Trade Bill Lobbying Revealed In Latest State Department Release (she was against it before she was for it)
Donald Trump’s Less-Than-Artful Failure in Pro Football

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3 Responses to Links 2/22/16

  1. Chris G says:

    Re Isquith’s “Paul Krugman is wrong: Why his case against Bernie Sanders misses the point”, see also Steve Randy Waldman, “Your theory of politics is wrong” –

  2. Tim Howe says:

    With respect to your link, “Can Sanders do it?” the correct response is a reference to Betteridge’s Law which states: “Any headline that ends in a question mark can be answered by the word ‘no’.”

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