Category Archives: Link farms

Open Thread and Link Farm, Happy Times Edition

Who Was Elijah McClain? What to Know About His Death After a Police Encounter – The New York Times (And an alternate link.) The three police officers claimed that all their body cameras fell off (what a coincidence!). They also … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, I’m The Frog What Was In There Edition

Is puberty delaying treatment ‘experimental treatment’? Lengthy, but well argued and worth reading. There’s racial bias in our police systems. Here’s the overwhelming proof. – The Washington Post (Alternate link.) Lengthy list of studies, divided into subject areas. Why The … Continue reading

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Open Post and Link Farm, Hopscotching Alone Edition

Honestly, I should have posted this ages ago – much of this now seems out of date. But on the other hand, maybe a mostly coronavirus-free list of stuff to read will be a relief to some? Conservative States Seek … Continue reading

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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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