Science

My favourite sign from the Rally to Restore Sanity:

What do we want? Evidence based change. When do we want it? After peer review.

What do we want? Evidence based change. When do we want it? After peer review.

More here and here.

Much of the literature about the effectiveness (or otherwise) of aid revolves around whether aid accelerates economic growth.

But there is another purpose to giving aid: to redistribute income and consumption from rich to poor.  If aid is taken from… Continue reading

It is irritating to see opponents of abortion seeking to restrict abortion by opportunistically using arguments which they think are superficially persuasive but which bear no relationship to their real views and which they know to be irrelevant.

There are… Continue reading

I installed the lastest version of SUSE Linux on my home computer last weekend. 

Linux is a free alternative to Windows.  For technically-minded people, it can be more powerful, safer and much cheaper to use than Windows.  It is now… Continue reading

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