Links 8/21/14

Links for you. Science:

Why sprawl may be bad for your health
Hundreds of bioterror lab mishaps cloaked in secrecy (excellent)
This Worm is Truly, Deeply Terrifying
Open Letter to The American Association for the Advancement of Science

Other:

CONSERVATIVES ARE STARTING TO FRAME THE DEBATE ON POLICING, AND RACISM IS BEING DEEMED IRRELEVANT
An Argument Against “Free Speech”. Yes, really. In the wake of Jezebel’s rape gif problem, the phrase is a glaring misnomer. (excellent)
The REAL ISSUE Behind the Ferguson, Missouri Police Response
In the sharing economy, a rift over worker classification (why is this called ‘sharing’ to begin with?)
Why Are You (Really) Here?
Texas Abortion Clinic Protesters Told to ‘Track License Plates’ (they are now harassing patients away from clinics)
Why isn’t the Tea Party sending a militia to Ferguson? The NRA and Tea Party haven’t said a word. Can we just conclude that they don’t care about black people?
Meet the only horse to become a Marine sergeant (but we couldn’t have gays in the military?)
Why Is It So Controversial to Help Poor Mothers Afford Diapers? (because it’s viewed as helping mothers, not children. Because some people are assholes)
Dying for Being Black
White St. Louis Has Some Awful Things to Say About Ferguson
The time the cops pulled their guns on me

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