Category Archives: Link farms

Open Thread and Link Farm, Riding The Junk Fish Edition

Two recent Democratic party primary series that I’ve found interesting to read (or at least skim). The New York Times did moderate-depth interviews with all the then-still-in-the-race candidates. And Vox has begun a series of articles arguing their best case … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, Dancing On Stairs Edition

Cash/Consent: The War on Sex Work | by Lorelei Lee This essay is excellent – resisting simplistic narratives about sex work from both anti-sex work crusaders and pro-sex work liberals. NYC restaurant industry is thriving after $15 minimum wage – … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, The Bus Will Show Up Anytime Edition

“If we take all this at face value, then compared to the cannabis of the 1960s, our modern weed is about 3 x 40 x 7 x 15 times stronger, which makes one modern joint equivalent to 12,600 joints of … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, Man On The Inside Edition

Meta-analysis of field experiments shows no change in racial discrimination in hiring over time | PNAS “We find no change in the levels of discrimination against African Americans since 1989, although we do find some indication of declining discrimination against … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, Street Kids With Dog Edition

Opinion | The Terrible Things Trump Is Doing in Our Name – The New York Times (Alternate link.) “Family separation, it turns out, never really stopped. According to Lee Gelernt, deputy director of the A.C.L.U.’s National Immigrants’ Rights Project, just … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, happy robot edition

An Expert on Concentration Camps Says That’s Exactly What the U.S. Is Running at the Border “Things can be concentration camps without being Dachau or Auschwitz.” After two trans migrant women died in ICE detention, Tucker Carlson says trans detainees … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm: Divine Knew Edition

Graysexuality | Thing of Things “Graysexuality is fascinating because we get to watch the process of a new orientation being constructed in real time.” The Optimizer’s Curse & Wrong-Way Reductions | Confusopoly An interesting discussion of the limits of how … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm: Moment Before The Fall Edition

On Twitter, I argue that if prisoners could vote, and one or two state representatives need the prisoner vote to get elected, that would be good. Is Prison Necessary? Ruth Wilson Gilmore Might Change Your Mind – The New York … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm: Shrill Pool Party edition

Why it’s fine to cast POC actors in traditionally white roles, but bad to cast white actors in POC roles, explained with a jar of chocolate covered raisins. Wilbur Ross broke law, violated Constitution in census decision, judge rules – … Continue reading

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Open Thread And Link Farm: Skull on the Shelf Edition

The severed feet found on beaches near Seattle and Vancouver, explained – Vox “The 15th human foot in a decade washed up in Washington State. Don’t be alarmed.” Amazon Ring Teaming Up With Police in War on “Dirtbag Criminals” As … Continue reading

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