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Peresyp and police surveillance – families and detention at Ellis Island

Jewish Chronicle 15 December 1905
The Anti-Jewish Atrocities in Russia. Further Narratives. The Reign of Terror at Odessa (from our correspondent)
Odessa, 30 November
A doctor on military service living in the Peressip suburb requested the aide-de-camp of Baron Kaulbars, with whom he stood on friendly terms, to protect his house. 3,218 more words

Families

Gelman on 'Gathering of philosophers and physicists unaware of modern reconciliation of Bayes and Popper'

I’m reblogging Gelman’s post today: “Gathering of philosophers and physicists unaware of modern reconciliation of Bayes and Popper”. I concur with Gelman’s arguments against all Bayesian “inductive support” philosophies, and welcome the… 569 more words

Statistics

Ownership, object history and endowment effect in 2 and 3 year olds - Gelman

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Gelman, S. a., Manczak, E. M., & Noles, N. S. (2012). The nonobvious basis of ownership: Preschool children trace the history and value of owned objects. 899 more words

Ownership

Can You change Your Bayesian prior? (ii)

This is one of the questions high on the “To Do” list I’ve been keeping for this blog.  The question grew out of discussions of “ 1,459 more words

Statistics

El matrimonio igualitario en Irlanda: una victoria que NO debe celebrarse

A mí no me alegra lo ocurrido en Irlanda el pasado sábado 23 de mayo. A pesar de ser gay y, aún más importante, un firme creyente en la igualdad y la protección de los grupos en situación de vulnerabilidad, creo que el referéndum celebrado en Irlanda, y que terminó por legalizar el matrimonio igualitario en ese país, sienta un grave y peligroso antecedente que pudiera convertirse en un obstáculo en la lucha por los derechos de las personas LGBTTTI en el mundo. 1,350 more words

Derechos Humanos