Category Archives: Link farms

Open Thread and Link Farm, Kingfisher Pisher Edition

A New Reality? The Far Right’s Use of Cyberharassment against Academics | AAUP A dryly written, fascinating first-hand account. In 2016, a 10-year-old boy got decapitated while riding a Schlitterbahn water slide in Kansas City. Some jaw-dropping quotes from the … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, They’re Both Dumplings Edition

Trans kids massively benefit from being allowed to socially transition – ThinkProgress Support for free speech is rising, and is higher among liberals and college graduates. – Vox Someone is wrong on the internet, millennial savings edition | FT Alphaville … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, Abe Lincoln Disguised As A Beggar Edition

Trans Women Face Extreme Levels of Abuse in Men’s Prisons. “For trans women in prison, it’s often the abuse by the guards that is the most abhorrent, and that abuse doesn’t stop at misgendering or inappropriate strip searches. According to … Continue reading

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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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