Category Archives: Link farms

Open Thread and Link Farm, A Record 102 Edition

2020 election: this child tax credit expansion could slash poverty – Vox A $3000-per-child child allowance is being proposed by some Democrats. Trump’s reign of corruption will now face real opposition. Here are three things to watch. – The Washington … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, That’s A Photo Not A Painting Edition

I Was a Warehouse Wage Slave – Mother Jones “My brief, backbreaking, rage-inducing, low-paying, dildo-packing time inside the online-shipping machine.” A very disturbing article; thanks to Grace for the link. For-Profit Firefighting Was Terrible for America. Climate Change Is Bringing … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, Picture I Took Of My Cat Edition

“I’m not transphobic, but…”: A feminist case against the feminist case against trans inclusivity–Verso Jet Li says he rejected The Matrix because he didn’t want his kung fu moves digitally recorded | Abacus “They could own [my moves] as an … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, Human Tower Edition

Who Decides When Pain is “Intolerable”? – Brute Reason “‘Not all pain is intolerable’ means acknowledging the fact that some pain is intolerable, and any way you slice it, you have people other than the patient determining if their pain … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, Cartoon Physics Edition

Academic Grievance Studies and the Corruption of Scholarship – Areo This trio of writers wrote twenty deliberately bad hoax papers to submit to prestigious “grievance studies” journals, and were able to get seven papers published, or accepted for publication, before … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, Trapped Inside This Rotting Building Edition

I Am Part of the Resistance Inside Nyarlathotep’s Death Cult – McSweeney’s Internet TendencyThanks to Grace for the link! Demanding an End to ‘Modern Day Slavery,’ Prisoners Launch Multi-Day Nationwide Strike | Portside Includes a list of the prisoners’ demands. … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, Leap Of Little Faith Edition

Crossing the Line – The Nib – Medium A well-done short comic about Americans being racially profiled by the Border Patrol while returning to the USA. The Pros and Cons of Kink-Shaming | Noah Berlatsky on Patreon The problem with … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, Fall Back Upon Preparedness Edition

CMV: Most fat people are better off not trying to become “normal” weight. Instead, we should pursue fat acceptance and other ways of improving our health. : changemyview I did a “Change My View.” Spoiler alert: My view wasn’t changed. … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, Babe Ruth Edition

This game contains absolutely no triggering material | Ben on Patreon This small game (written by the Ben who leaves comments on “Alas”) is fantastic. And searing. Anthony Kennedy, the Trump Court and Minority Rule “The House has a massive … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, Melting Butter Edition

Amia Srinivasan · Does anyone have the right to sex? · London Review of Books A long read, but interesting. “The question, then, is how to dwell in the ambivalent place where we acknowledge that no one is obligated to … Continue reading

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