Category Archives: Link farms

Link Farm and Open Thread, Much Mucha Edition

The case for replacing elections with sortition – The Boston Review. “Sortition,” for those who don’t know (I didn’t), is a word for government by representatives chosen by lottery. It wouldn’t be a perfect system, of course, but the question … Continue reading

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Link Farm and Open Thread, Metal Creatures Edition

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear Moore v. Harper. It’s a grave threat to US democracy. – Vox “Moore v. Harper is a grave threat to US democracy, and the fate of that democracy probably comes down to Amy … Continue reading

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Link Farm and Open Thread, Clayface Edition

Democrats Are Facing Doom—And No One Seems To Even Have Any Suggestions A bad read for lefties who’d like to avoid feeling hopeless. Opinion | What Black cops know about racism in policing – The Washington Post “But the more … Continue reading

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Link Farm and Open Thread, (accidental) TBA Edition

We asked Texas Republicans banning books to define pornography. Here’s what they told us. Sex Isn’t Binary And Immutable, But It Wouldn’t Matter (For Trans Rights) If It Was | by Katy Montgomerie | Mar, 2022 | Medium Cancel Culture … Continue reading

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Link Farm and Open Thread, Squirrel Face Edition

My friend PH Lee’s short story Just Enough Rain has been nominated for a Nebula Award! Congrats, Lee! Millions of Angry, Armed Americans Stand Ready to Seize Power If Trump Loses in 2024 Disturbing. Not surprising, but disturbing. Transgender Teens … Continue reading

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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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