Links 10/17/16

Links for you. Science:

New paper: “Why most of psychology is statistically unfalsifiable”
Promising Ebola Drug ZMapp: The Real Lessons of an Inconclusive Study
UW-Madison countered more outside job offers to faculty last year
Brain drain has begun . . . and it’s costing millions, academics warn
I Don’t Think You’re Ready for This, Jelly


The Inequality Fight Dividing Hillary Clinton’s Hometown (excellent)
Harvard think tank gets millions to study poverty — but will it learn anything new? (probably not, but depending on what they advocate, it might be a useful propaganda machine)
D.C. Council to consider free legal help for poor residents in housing cases
This is an awesome time to be a construction worker in Boston
Will decriminalization solve the drug scourge?
Wealthy Chinese buyers are a growing force in U.S. real estate markets (high-priced urban areas should just impose a 20% tax on housing that isn’t the owner’s primary domicile)
Bernie Sanders Tweet Causes Ariad Pharma Stock to Plunge 14% (good)
T reversed half of fines against Keolis for winter turmoil
The Cashless Society Is a Creepy Fantasy
The Middle East and the Next Administration
Capitalism & loneliness
The Economics of Noncognitive Skills
How Trump Happened
Group accuses Mike Pence of voter suppression after state police raid registration program in Indiana
You Can’t Fix Education
The most radical thing the Black Panthers did was give kids free breakfast

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3 Responses to Links 10/17/16

  1. colnago80 says:

    Mike should be ashamed of himself posting an article by an Israel basher like Charles Freeman. Freeman is a left wing equivalent to right wing outlets such as Vdare and Stormfront. Freeman’s prescription for the Middle East is very simple. Throw Israel under the bus and all will be well.

  2. Bayesian Bouffant, FCD says:

    The Inequality Fight Dividing Hillary Clinton’s Hometown (excellent)

    Interesting to find out what they identify as Clinton’s “hometown.” It’s not where she was raised (Chicago) but where she now lives.

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