Category Archives: Link farms

Open Thread and Link Farm: Just Wash Your Hands Edition

Daughters Will Suffer From Medicaid Cuts – The New York Times “The burden [of elder parent care] is particularly demanding for daughters, who spend as much time on such care as spouses of older adults, and as much time as … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, Multimedia Trump Edition

Let’s start with some good news: A federal appeals court just reached a huge decision for transgender rights. Seriously, it’s big. – Vox “On Tuesday, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the Kenosha Unified School District in Wisconsin … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, Worldwide Kitty Edition

Thanks to Grace for suggesting the header: Many of these links I gathered before I went on my east coast trip – which is to say, two weeks ago or more. I wonder if any of them have aged badly … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, Spiders Will Eat Us All Edition

LSE Business Review – Gender quotas and the crisis of the mediocre man “Quotas aren’t anathema to meritocracy: they increase competence levels by displacing mediocre men.” White Women Are Less Likely to Protect Black Women From Sexual Assault, Study Finds … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, Pie In A Mirror Edition

The case for having the federal government guarantee a job for every9oe who wants one – Democracy Journal I’m worried about unintentional effects if this were to happen, but I’m also intrigued by the idea. One of the “Death Panels” … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, No I Said She Was A PEPSI Head Edition

Long-running baboon war at Toronto Zoo comes to an end – Macleans.ca California Farmers Backed Trump, but Now Fear Losing Field Workers – The New York Times Reminds me of the people who depend on Obamacare and voted for Trump. … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, Dancing In The Wind Edition

Ponies | Popehat The Ponies category at Popehat is awesome. You will learn more about the pony threat then you ever imagined. (Thanks Mandolin!) Why Trump wants to get rid of the “Johnson Amendment” If Churches can become tax-free political … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, My What Big Protests You Have Grandma Edition

Women’s marches: More than one million protesters vow to resist President Trump – The Washington Post Do Political Protests Matter? Evidence From The Tea Party Movement. “Policy making was also affected, as incumbents responded to large protests in their district … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, Goodbye to 2016 We Won’t Miss Ya Edition

Happy 2017, everyone! May it be better than 2016. Leia Organa: A Critical Obituary How Racists Are Made Into Unicorns – Medium I don’t agree with all of this – I think a more generous reading of Drum’s argument would … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, Broken Mirror Edition

Former congressional staffers have written a practical how-to guide, based on Tea Party tactics, for getting your members of Congress to resist Trump. That viral graph about millennials’ declining support for democracy? It’s very misleading. – The Washington Post Radiant. … Continue reading

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