Links for 4/29/10

Debunking the paradox of choice

How immigration crackdowns backfire

“…what it lacks in sex appeal, the FDA has made up for in raw governmental power”

Productivity, consumption, and leisure

Are left-leaning blogs more participatory?

Marketing addictive candy: OK from pharmaceutical companies, not from Big Tobacco

A typical night in MN


  1. Chad says:

    On the article about left-leaning blogs being more participatory, I’d noticed that before and wondered whether it was true statistically. My theory is perhaps less charitable than the authors’ hypotheses: I think leftists are either better at, or more predisposed to, conveying their arguments through stories and anecdotes. An anecdote-based approach will benefit from a wider diversity of voices generating the content.

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