Time for another tab dump!

Apparently, they don’t teach tact in business school: “What’s wrong with middle America”? Ok, maybe there’s a point about infrastructure and schools, but the rest of it is just a tweak inflammatory.

New Author: Be on the lookout for Ken Liu.

Superbug: Isn’t Pestilence one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse? Yes, yes it is.

Recipes to try: Slow cooker shredded meat. What kind of meat? Well, what do you have?

On Education: “[G]aps between higher- and lower-income students persist, with some changes that vary by subject and grade. Meanwhile, the proportion of low-income students in U.S. schools has increased rapidly, as has the share of minority students in the student population. The chances of ending up in a high-poverty or high-minority school are highly determined by a student’s race/ethnicity and social class.” I will leave to the readers’ imagination what effect this might have on the political leanings of parents.