Bloggers help us stay up to date on the stimulus package’s latest permutation:
- Kate Sheppard at Gristmill gives us the rundown on funding for green priorities
- Scientists & Engineers for America Action Fund compiles the numbers on science funding
- Jake Young at Pure Pedantry warns of pitfalls when science funding takes this form
- Keith Johnson at Environmental Capital isn’t impressed with the money the Senate allocated to high-speed rail (UPDATE: The Transport Politic – via How the World Works – reports that HSR got more money in the final bill)
- Ezra Klein argues that cuts in health-project funding will hurt the poor
Joseph Paduda at Managed Care Matters points out that the government is already proving its ability to deliver quality healthcare.
Sarah Rubenstein at WSJ’s Health Blog reports on how Wal-Mart changed its employee health coverage after criticism from advocacy groups.
Ken Ward Jr. at Coal Tattoo considers the possibility that we’re approaching “peak coal.”
Rob Perks at Switchboard highlights movies that show the toll of mountaintop-removal mining.
Tom Laskawy at Gristmill looks into the possibilities for donating produce rather than wasting it.
Rebecca Greenberg at Triple Pundit explores the potential of healthcare franchising to meet health needs in Africa.
Tracy Clark-Flory at Broadsheet criticizes Oprah for relying on a celebrity spokesperson rather than medical experts when discussing the use of hormone replacement therapy.