- From @maddow, Up to 100,000 protest Wisconsin law curbing unions. Bigger protest than during Vietnam era, police estimate. Wow! Go go Wisconsin protestors! From Reuters.
- From HuffPost, Study Shows Drug-Addicted Individuals May Have Less Brain Matter. From the PsyPost article they quoted:
The longer cocaine, alcohol, and cigarettes were abused, the lower gray matter was found in the hippocampus and frontal regions of the brain. This result means that curtailing drug use may be protective against such brain changes.
- Go read this by suricattus about the O NOEZ SOCIALISM crap in the USA and how it's killing people. Literally. 45,000 Americans die every year because they couldn't afford the treatment that could have saved their lifes.
- From HuffPost, Japan Earthquake Shifted Coastline Maximum Of 8 Feet, Scientists Say.
- From @ezraklein, The Red Cross in Haiti: One Year Later. From redcross.org/haiti.
- From Anna Holmes at the New York Times, The Disposable Woman. An excellent piece expressing many people's disgust over how overlooked Charlie Sheen's domestic abuse is in the face of his (I suppose) entertaining-ness.
- I want to take this calss too! From Friendly Atheist.
- From What Privilege?, Replacing "crazy" for ableism and preciseness of language. YES.
- From the Daily Beast Cheat Sheet, Wisconsin Protests Reach New Heights. As well they should! Peaceful protest and civil disobedience for the (eventual) win!
- From @PaulReikhoff, Iraq, Afghanistan veterans struggle to find jobs. From WaPo.
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