Scientists Successfully Use Sedation to Help Disentangle North Atlantic Right Whale Science Daily (hat tip reader furzy mouse)
Self-control in kids predicts future success, study says Chicago Tribune
Memories take hold better during sleep Cosmos (hat tip reader May S)
Abortion Doesn’t Increase Mental Health Risk, But Having A Baby Does Hufffington Post (hat tip reader jj)
Does a narrow social elite run the country? BBC (hat tip reader May S). They need to ask?
President Obama: “We do big things” William Black
The NYT Melts the Right’s Anti-Labor Snow Job Ryan Chittum, Columbia Journalism Review
Obama’s State of the Union Was Tantamount to Plagiarism US News (hat tip reader Tom F)
How China’s local government rig land-use game MarketWatch
Goldman president warns on bank rules Financial Times. Lame but predictable. “If you regulate us, then those hedgies will get to have all the fun!” Fine, then just make sure no hedgie can get financing from an entity with a state guarantee.
Why our Sputnik moment will fall shortRobert Reich, Financial Times
A Reservist in a New War, Against Foreclosure New York Times
Alison Snow Jones Steve Waldman
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