Category Archives: Link farms

Link Farm and Open Thread, Abandoned and Forgotten Edition

How an 11-Foot-Tall 3-D Printer Is Helping to Create a Community – The New York Times (And an alternative link, although the fancy photo intro won’t work there.) Printing out small but solid houses to be affordable housing in Mexico. … Continue reading

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Link Farm and Open Thread, Hand Eye Coordination Edition

“This is it” is the consensus among some COVID experts. So how should you assess risk for the long term? ““Eradication, meaning complete elimination of this virus from the world, is not going to happen,” said Dr. John Swartzberg, a … Continue reading

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Link Farm and Open Thread, Pumpkin Seasoned Edition

Breaking Rocks, then Breaking Out: On “Freedomville: The Story of a 21st-Century Slave Revolt” “When we remove violence as a legitimate response to oppression, we condone the notion that the state has the only legitimate right to use force, and … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, Keep Yer Damned Mask On Edition

The naming of dogs – language: a feminist guide The names we choose for children, and for dogs, are gendered – but in opposite ways. (Thanks to Mandolin for the link.) Instacart Shoppers Will Stage Nationwide Strike Instacart shoppers are … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, Kaleidoscopic Madness Unfolding Edition

Bell v Tavistock quashed on appeal – Gendered Intelligence Blog Some extremely good news from the UK. The EU is Praised for Vaccine “Donations.” Behind Closed Doors, It Quietly Blocks Poor Countries’ Efforts to Increase Vaccine Manufacturing. – by Sarah … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Fram, Mispelled Adition

When Thin is a Trans Requirement | Autostraddle “These experiences are rarely given airtime, partly because the few trans people in the public eye are almost universally thin, and partly because fatness and transness together bring a double burden of … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, Bishop Edition

Mandate the Covid-19 vaccine, not masks – Vox “The federal government could require vaccination for its own employees, as President Joe Biden is reportedly considering, and offer incentives, financial or otherwise, for others to do the same. Local and state … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, Smile To Get In Edition

Laws Aimed at Banning Critical Race Theory in K-12 Schools Are a Poorly Written, Misguided Mess – Arc Digital“…it is currently illegal in the state of Tennessee for teachers to include any material in the classroom that promotes ‘division between, … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, Hico Ujill Edition

New Paper: Why “Intellectual Property” is a Misnomer – Niskanen Center Long and (to me, anyway, but I assume I’m not the only one) interesting read. Texas Museum Puts Donald Trump Wax Statue in Storage Because People Kept Punching It … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, Quarter-Eating Mechanical Owl Edition

Biden’s COVID-Relief Bill Is a Big F**king Deal “This is how progressives have been begging their party to govern for more than a decade: Ignore the Beltway’s fetish for bipartisanship and deliver big, clear gains to the American people. The … Continue reading

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