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Saturday, 29 December 2012

Linkage for Saturday, 29th December 2012

Don't expect graphene to perform miracles | Philip Ball | Comment is free | The Guardian

Senator Wyden Proposes Bill That Would Protect Users From Bogus Data Caps | Techdirt

When will we able to have a mature conversation about the health service? » Spectator Blogs

So you think the wealth gap is growing? Wrong - Comment - Voices - The Independent

2012: the year the political and media classes turned on internet users – Telegraph Blogs

Dental nurse sacked for being irresistible – all perfectly legal in Iowa | Richard Seymour | Comment is free |…

May the prior art be with you?

Secret Courts: Nick Clegg’s refusal to meet campaigners is not helping

10 Stubborn Body Myths That Just Won't Die, Debunked by Science

Britain's police must reform or lose respect and trust | Nick Herbert | Comment is free | The Observer

The fiscal cliff: How can Republicans change their minds? | The Economist

New motion for Spring Conference – Jo’s post today on Lib Dem Voice | Liberal Democrats against Secret Courts

Bank rate-fixing scandals reveal the rotten heart of capitalism | Will Hutton | Comment is free | The Observer

Series 44 of Have I Got News For You is over | What You Can Get Away With - Nick Barlow's blog

The scapegoating of Nancy Lanza | Lionel Shriver | Comment is free | The Guardian

"The truth is that we’ve suffered from outrage inflation for many years."

Party Identity in a Gun Cabinet -

Clegg skating on thin ice: serious threat to party leadership over secret courts | Stephen Tall via @stephentall - THIS

Rather strange logic. The worth of a comedy show is being evaluated with reference to how famous the star guests are:

Does anyone want to be a Tory MP any more? | Mail Online

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