It sure would be a shame if this caused a Streisand Effect where many more people became aware of the existence of Sci-Hub, a free and easy-to-use source for almost all otherwise-paywalled scientific papers, which by the way depends on reader donations to stay online.

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It also costs health systems billions of dollars per year.

And key quote: “Pro Publica has been researching why the U. health care system is the most expensive in the world.

Freddie de Boer: Bernie Sanders Is A Socialist In Name Only.

I really like this piece, and I was going to write it if nobody else did.

Experts estimate such squandering eats up about $765 billion a year — as much as a quarter of all the country’s health care spending.” xhxhxhxh: the research on what leads to intrastate conflict and rebellion.

No effect for traditional worries like income inequality or ethnic polarization, etc. Vice: Everyone Hates Neoliberals, So We Talked To Some.

Machine Learning Applied To Initial Romantic Attraction: “Crucially [machine learning techniques] were unable to predict relationship variance using any combination of traits and preferences reported beforehand.” See also my previous post on this topic.

Study by Amir Sariaslan and others: after adjusting for unobserved familial risk factors, no link between poverty and crime.

Benjamin Lay was a four-foot-tall Quaker abolitionist who, among other unusual forms of activism, kidnapped a slaveowner’s child to give them a taste of what slaves had to go through. Most drugs (strong exception for tetracyclines) are neither dangerous nor ineffective once expired.