Friday Roundup – October 20, 2017

Rexnord, whose employees are the latest victims of shifting work to Mexico (Photo via New York Times)

 

Happy Friday! We’re excited to be back after our technical difficulties last week.

 

The Power Pose*

When the Revolution Came for Amy Cuddy (New York Times Magazine)

Beyond “power pose”: Using replication failures and a better understanding of data collection and analysis to do better science (Andrew Gelman)

 

When Work Disappears

Becoming a Steelworker Liberated Her. Then Her Job Moved to Mexico. (New York Times)

After the check is gone (The Washington Post)

The right way to help declining places (The Economist)

‘There’s no future for taxis’: New York yellow cab drivers are slowly drowning in debt (The Guardian)

 

Progress by the Dollar

How Money Became the Measure of Everything (The Atlantic)

 

On Campus

The Decline of the Midwest’s Public Universities Threatens to Wreck Its Most Vibrant Economies (The Atlantic)

Protesters heckle Richard Spencer at Univ. of Florida talk (CNN)

When Conservatives Suppress Campus Speech (New York Times)

College Advice I Wish I’d Taken (New York Times)

A better way to search through scientific papers (The Economist)

Oxford accused of ‘social apartheid’ as colleges admit no black students (The Guardian)

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