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A Link to the Past 12/05/2014

(Edited: Just Push Start)

(Edited: Just Push Start)

Here is a selection of some important articles from the past month.

James Bloodworth (Left Foot Forward): Behind the headlines: Is it really a ‘shock’ drop in violent crime?

Nick Cohen (The Guardian): Nigel Farage is a phoney. Scrutinise him and he’ll crumble

Jenny Hjul (The Telegraph): Cybernat viciousness has crossed a line

Jamilah Lemieux (Ebony): #BringBackOurGirls They Have Names

Lexington (The Economist): When Facts are Weapons

Robert P. Murphy (Consulting by RPM): Heterodox Economists School Krugman on his Flim-Flam Economics

Robert P. Murphy (Consulting by RPM): Yet More Krugman Klarifications On The 1% Stuff

Christopher Snowdon (Velvet Glove, Iron Fist): Yet more obesity babble

Jim Waterson (BuzzFeed): 15 Deeply Dubious Liberal Democrat Graphs

Tim Worstall: How damn stupid do you have to be to believe this argument?


For the tweets of the month, Code Brown takes a light view on Rolf Harris’ trial, and Sunday Chants gives some advice to Liverpool fans.


Finally, my video of the month is of Ricky Jay explaining card control:



This entry was posted on May 12, 2014 by in Linking.
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