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News in Our Shorts: The Rain Doth Fall on Our Parade

Posted By Diana Newby On Nov 17, 2009 @ 2:03 pm In The Specials | Comments Disabled

shorts11-235x300To start off our slew of rather unfortunate news, panelists at a symposium in UC Berkeley’s Alumni House talked turkey vis-à-vis California’s future high-speed rail [1]—and their timbre was less than optimistic. [Innovations [2]]

There is, according to one Berkeley economist, a five percent chance that the U.S. will experience a “depression-causing shock.” We’d be interested to see the breakdown in his math. [Seattle Times [3]]

Want to know the alleged (and disturbing) connection between flu shots, mercury and autism? Enlighten yourself at a Nov. 21 symposium at the UC Berkeley Art Museum Theater. Oh, except it’s 60 bucks. So maybe just Google Dr. Andy Wakefield. [PRLog [4]]

And, in conclusion, a pithy affirmation of all your chronic concerns. [http://iscaliforniaonfire.com [5]]

Earlier: Save Our Budget, Lose the Professors [6]


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[1] high-speed rail: http://clog.dailycal.org/2008/10/05/california-high-speed-rail-no-longer-an-urban-legend/

[2] Innovations: http://innovations.coe.berkeley.edu/vol3-issue9-nov09/highspeedrail

[3] Seattle Times: http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/soundeconomywithjontalton/2010287122_depression_avoided_not_so_fast.html

[4] PRLog: http://www.prlog.org/10415924-keynote-speaker-dr-andy-wakefield-reveals-startling-new-data-from-his-advanced-research-on-autism.html

[5] http://iscaliforniaonfire.com: http://iscaliforniaonfire.com/

[6] Save Our Budget, Lose the Professors: http://clog.dailycal.org/2009/11/09/news-in-our-shorts-save-our-budget-lose-the-professors/

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