Monday, January 17, 2011

Bits and Pieces - January 17, 2011

Hillary Clinton's feminist foreign policy.

Replaying the sixties?

I think Krugman's got it right, but I keep wondering whether the Republicans are dumb or mendacious. And if the latter, why?

Salon retracts Robert F. Kennedy Jr.'s article on vaccines and autism.

This is not true just of exploration biologists. I know an awful lot of scientists, including myself, who are quite willing to risk bodily harm for discovery. But otherwise, I'm relatively conservative in this respect. Don't like skiiing, driving fast on the highway, drinking too much. But I looked on acid and silver nitrate marks on my hands as badges.

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