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Right-wing political extremism in the Great Depression | vox – Research-based policy analysis and commentary from leading economists

Right-wing political extremism in the Great Depression | vox – Research-based policy analysis and commentary from leading economists.

Nations are turning to far-right demagogues and magical solutions. This exceeds the trend seen during the Reagan/Thatcher period, and the turns are dramatic. The article cited above is insightful.

 

Scientists tout \’open source\’ drug discovery – university of sydney, open source – Open Source – Techworld

Scientists tout \’open source\’ drug discovery – university of sydney, open source – Open Source – Techworld.

 

Few efforts as fraught with intellectual property issues as laboratory discovery; exceeds software, probably, if only for the amount of money involved. I can well believe that the only effective way to promote an open source process would be to favour it via governmental policy. Else, I’d guess that the vastly powerful multinationals would overwhelm any local effort.