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[BLOG] Some Wednesday links

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<li>blogTO <a href=”http://www.blogto.com/fashion_style/2016/12/union-station-holiday-market-toronto-2016/”><U>reports</u></a&gt; on the Union Station Holiday Market.</li>

<li>The Broadside Blog’s Caitlin Kelly <a href=”https://broadsideblog.wordpress.com/2016/12/06/fleeing-toxicity/”><U>writes</u></a&gt; about how she has fled toxic environments.</li>

<li>Centauri Dreams <a href=”http://www.centauri-dreams.org/?p=36734″><U>considers</u></a&gt; the next generation of observational astronomy with Alpha Centauri in mind.</li>

<li>The Dragon’s Gaze <a href=”http://thedragonsgaze.blogspot.ca/2016/12/atmospheric-characterization-of-proxima.html”><U>looks</u></a&gt; at how foreseeeable advances may mean that Proxima Centauri b’s atmosphere could soon by studied for indirect signs of life.</li>

<li>Far Outliers <a href=”http://faroutliers.blogspot.ca/2016/12/killing-horses-freeing-slaves-at.html”><U>notes</u></a&gt; how, in the dying ways of the War of American Independence, British forces were setting slaves free.</li>

<li>Language Log <a href=”http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/?p=29652″><U>shares</u></a&gt; Chinese science fiction writer Ken Liu’s thoughts about the Chinese language and Chinese literature.</li>

<li>Lawyers, Guns and Money <a href=”http://www.lawyersgunsmoneyblog.com/2016/12/will-trump-continue-the-centuries-long-policy-of-stealing-from-native-americans”><U>warns</u></a&gt; about the potential threat posed to indigenous peoples in the United States by the Trump Administration.</li>

<li>The LRB Blog <a href=”http://www.lrb.co.uk/blog/2016/12/05/thomas-jones/after-renzi/”><U>considers</u></a&gt; the likely fates of Italy after Renzi.</li>

<li>The Planetary Society Blog <a href=”http://www.planetary.org/blogs/jason-davis/2016/20161206-ls2-boom-only-ditl.html”><U>describes</u></a&gt; the impending launch of a solar sail craft into orbit.</li>

<li>Savage Minds <a href=”http://savageminds.org/2016/12/05/boundaries-and-bundles-further-thoughts-on-jigsaw-anthropology/”><U>considers</u></a&gt; ways in which the different subfields of anthropology can more profitably interact, looking at scholarship and politics both.</li>

<li>The Volokh Conspiracy <a href=”https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/volokh-conspiracy/wp/2016/12/05/trump-federal-power-and-the-left-why-liberals-should-help-make-federalism-great-again/”><U>argues</u></a&gt; that the American left should make the Trump Administration cause to advocate for a renewed federalism.</li>

<li>Arnold Zwicky <a href=”https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/12/03/camping-it-up/”><u>writes</u></a&gt; about the art of being camp and its selective deployments.</li>

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Written by Randy McDonald

January 13, 2017 at 4:53 pm

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