Author: Jerri-Lynn Scofield

Daily Links

Links 11/18/16

Our 86 Billion Neurons: She Showed It New York Review of Books. Why are humans smarter? We learned to cook. Climate change in pictures Al Jazeera. Will those cooking skills come to naught? Sobering photos. Why The Permian Just Got Even Hotter OilPrice.com CalSTRS calculates total fees in likely first […]

Politics

Trump Victory Kayoes TPP

Jerri-Lynn here: In this short post, the Institute for New Economic Thinking’s (INET) Jack Gao reports on some implications of the White House’s concession that the election of Donald Trump has kayoed the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement. Although Hillary Clinton also claimed to have reversed her initial support for […]

Daily Links

Links 11/7/2016

Anything to declare? Arrested Australian hands over bag containing baby koala Guardian Mary Keitany of Kenya Wins 3rd Straight New York City Marathon NYT Crosstalk: How Models Reveal the Secrets of Biology Without Making the News The Wire New Discovery Broadens VW Emissions-Cheating Crisis WSJ Refugee Watch Migrants rescued at […]

Politics

Whether Clinton or Trump, Tensions Will Escalate with China and Russia Under Next U.S. President

Jerri-Lynn here: There are many reasons to despair at the choice US voters face in tomorrow’s election. The danger that either candidate will goad Russia or China, without respect to consequences, is perhaps the most immediate and frightening. While many media hounds chase the false scent of alleged Russian manipulation […]

Daily Links

Links 9/28/16

TV doctors say annual checkups save lives. Real doctors call bullshit. Vox Huge Meteor? Alien Attack? Hundreds Report Bang, Flash in Sky Over Australia Sputnik News The genetics behind what mosquitos choose to bite Ars Technica Neonicotinoids: Unpublished Industry Studies Detail Harm to Bee Health Truthout Nick Clegg reveals that […]