Link Loving 25.02.11

February 25, 2011 § Leave a comment

  • Where the word OK comes from. BBC.
  • So you think the internet is still free? Terrifying.
  • Are animals people? Great article on bestowing personhood onto animals to avoid cruelty. Similar to idea on intergenerational equity. (h/t Jules)
  • Amy Mount challenges the power of the status quo.
  • Women of the revolution – wonderful profiles of the women involved in the freedom protests in Egypt. Al Jazeera.
  • Almost 100,000 people gave up looking for work during the last three months of 2010. ippr.
  • Kayte Lawton reveals that most benefit over-payments are errors, not fraudulent claims. Ah, the power of evidence.
  • Jonathan Clifton asks what’s left of the Big Society and how is the left reacting?

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