- The narrative that Republicans are the principle reason why Obamacare isn't working is remarkably durable. Maybe Democrats should have created a system that wouldn't depend on their political enemies implementing it?
- The rise of the employer-provided "exclusive provider" health insurance plan. It eliminates out-of-network options for most things, but at a substantial savings ("double digit").
- Data Gone Odd looks at rape statistics (and particularly false reporting of rape) in a two-part series (part 1, part 2). As Scott Greenfield summarizes,
The 2-10% false rape accusations stat is untrue. Actual stats:— Scott Greenfield (@ScottGreenfield) July 16, 2017
Definitively False: 5.9%
Inconclusive: 58.8% https://t.co/6fMxzd3EaL
- Perhaps the first recorded instance of publish or penis, i.e. the theory that getting cited in others' work "contribute[s] to 'white heteromasculinity'".
- Steven Pinker thinks Harvard's attempt to shut down off-campus clubs starting in 2022 is a terrible idea.
- Free speech is terrible, says progressive Christina Berchini.
- Even Vox Dep't: Nancy MacLean's hackish attack on the Public Choice school of economics backfires, Vox runs a wholly reasonable response, warning against reading everything as a conspiracy theory.