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[BLOG] Some Thursday links

  • The Burgh Diaspora’s Jim Russell notes that Canadians don’t migrate that much within their country in response to economic stimuli.
  • Collide-a-scape’s Keith Kloor wonders why an ostensibly pro-science city like Portland, Oregon, has taken fluoride out of its water.
  • Geocurrents notes the rapid fall of fertility rates in Turkey and Iran.
  • Itching in Eestimaa’s Palun wonders about future multilingualism in Estonia.
  • At Lawyers, Guns and Money, Robert Farley wonders what would have become of Japanese admiral Isoruku Yamamoto had he lived to the end of the Second World War.
  • Tyler Cowen at Marginal Revolution disagrees with Paul Krugman on the prospects of the Portuguese economy.
  • The Numerati’s Stephen Baker is conflicted about Flickr’s upgrading, not least since they make all his photos available to everyone.
  • Strange Maps produces a map where the Dakotas were divided differently, west-east along the Missouri River.
  • Van Waffle describes, with photos, how a picture of an exotic pigeon inspired a beautiful shawl.
  • Window on Eurasia notes that Circassians are unhappy with Russia.
  • Alexander Harrowell notes that once-progressive David Goodhart is now using the language of far-right fascists to describe migrants and immigration.
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