Category Archives: Link farms

Open Thread and Link Farm, Painting Marie and Louis Edition

To understand why America’s opioid epidemic keeps getting worse, just look at this map – Vox The existing medical treatments we have for opiod addiction aren’t available in huge swathes of the country. Moira Donegan: I Started the Media Men … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, Fish Hurricane Edition

The amazing photos accompanying this Open Thread are by Andreas Hemb and Christian Vizl. “The three most popular movies at theaters in the United States and Canada in 2017 — “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” “Beauty and the Beast” and … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, Creepy Face Swap Edition

Happy end of 2017, everybody! High School Is Too Late to Start Teaching Consent to Kids – Rewire Emergency rooms are monopolies. Patients pay the price.  – Vox ER “fees rose 89 percent between 2009 and 2015 — rising twice … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, Two-Face Was A Piker Edition

“The hypocrisy is astounding”: this tax bill shows the GOP’s debt concerns were pure fraud In other news, ocean still wet. Can We Cut the Crap on the Debt from the Tax Bill Hurting Our Kids? | Beat the Press … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, The Pants Have Eyes Edition

(Photo found on Bill Mudron’s twitter.) Open Enrollment for AFFORDABLE HEALTHCARE Started Yesterday | And Taking It Personally Rigged: How Voter Suppression Threw Wisconsin to Trump – Mother Jones Unsealed Documents Show That Kris Kobach Is Dead Set on Suppressing … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, About To Leave England Edition

Here’s How Breitbart And Milo Smuggled White Nationalism Into The Mainstream A long read, but very interesting slash infuriating. Related: Vice Has Fired the Writer Who Told Breitbart’s Milo Yiannopoulos to ‘Please Mock This Fat Feminist’ This is a rare … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, Catch 22 Subparagraph A Edition

Whoops, there are forty links here. I really should have posted this sooner. Maybe Voting Before Healthcare? | Noah Berlatsky on Patreon Noah argues, and I agree, that voting rights should be the top priority of Democrats, not Medicare For … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, What Your Gender Studies Professor Told You Edition

Trump’s Awful Afghanistan Speech | The American Conservative It’s important to remember that many of Trump’s reality-denying beliefs – such as his conviction there was any legal or pragmatic way to remain in Iraq in 2011 – are completely mainstream, … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, Small Angry Dog Edition

Woman Gives Up Teaching To Create Optical Illusions With Makeup, And It’s Messing With Our Minds | Bored Panda Here’s What Really Happened In Charlottesville Mama Cass didn’t die of choking on a ham sandwich; she died as a result … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, I Too Would Like Some Eggs Edition

Balkinization: Is the Republican Effort to Destroy the ACA Dead? Answer: No. Related: Centrist lawmakers plot bipartisan health care stabilization bill – POLITICO Seems like a good idea (well, except for ending the tax on medical devices, which I suspect … Continue reading

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