Race and Racism
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In regards to Jim Russell, Republican Congressional candidate.
You will recall my post: A genetic cause of rapid degeneration in some Alzheimer’s patients. Well, now it (the topic) is a Ted Video. But before you watch it, I need to take down Nicholas Christakis for saying the dumbest thing I’ve heard all week. No, Nicholas, it is not true in any way whatsoever…
The question is being asked, Will Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Widen Health Inequalities? in a Policy Forum essay in the OpenAccess Journal PLoS Medicine.
It is well established among those who carry out, analyze, and report pre-employment performance testing that slope-based bias in those tests is rare. Why is this important? Look at the following three graphs from a recent study by Aguinis, Culpepper and Pierce (2010):
It turns out, Sponge Bob Square Pants Roolz. But never mind that. Keep focused on the racism, it is actually important: Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy
It spawned the Mark Williams letter that praised slavery. Then, under pressure from the outside, expelled Williams. But that is not enough. Following is the Williams letter, in case you missed it.
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One of those really cool and useful “evolution stories” gets verified and illuminated by actual research. And blogging!
Go pour yourself a cup of coffee, sit back, relax and watch this PolitiPorn. Take notes. Discuss. Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy
SciCurious has written a review of an interesting paper suggesting a correlation between obesity and city vs. non-city life. As usual, the review by Sci is excellent, but I have a comment or two to add. Having read the review and then the paper, I had to ask if it might be possible to conclude…