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[BLOG] Some Tuesday links

  • blogTO identifies ten shows to look out for at this year’s Toronto Fringe Festival.
  • The Dragon’s Gaze notes a paper suggesting that superearth rho 55 Cancri e may have had a spectacularly violent history.
  • Geocurrents maps voting patterns in Nigeria’s recent election, observing how there are echoes of Biafra.
  • Marginal Revolution suggests the disappearance of bitcoin price volatility means bad things for the cryptocurrency.
  • maximos62 argues in favour of the return of the Elgin Marbles to the Parthenon on geological grounds.
  • Steve Munro and Transit Toronto both note the promised new ten-minute bus network.
  • Personal Reflections’ Jim Belshaw wonders at the incompetence of the Australian government.
  • Registan looks at how the Ukrainian crisis is being kept at a low ebb intentionally.
  • Savage Minds suggests that a boycott of Israeli academic institutions would be effective.
  • The Volokh Conspiracy notes an American court ruling to the effect that anti-Muslim discrimination in Saudi courts make them unsuitable venues.
  • The Financial Times‘ The World argues Greece cannot be left to its own devices.
  • Window on Eurasia looks at official Chechen support for the Chechen diaspora across Russia and reports on claims of growing dissent in Tuva.
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