Links 9/15/14

Links for you. Science:

So You Want to Understand Bayes’ Theorem and/or Look at Photos of Cats
California blue whales, once nearly extinct, are back at historic levels
Are YOU Jack The Ripper? No. And neither’s Aaron Kosminski
Climate change could leave sharks unable to hunt
Animal Traffic

Other:

Between the Peacekeepers and the Protesters in Ferguson
The Treasonous 32: Four-Fifths of Black Caucus Help Cops Murder Their Constituents
Dignity: Fast-food workers and a new form of labor activism.
Lies, damned lies, and abortion statistics
Has Apple Pay Just Put Apple in the CFPB’s Crosshairs?
Settlements, lies and land grabs: Israel’s government lied to the U.S. 47 years ago when it set up Gush Etzion’s first settlement. Will the U.S. response to a massive new land takeover remain as ineffectual as back then?
Steve Jobs Was a Low-Tech Parent (in my experience, this isn’t surprising at all)
Friends of Israel: The lobbying group AIPAC has consistently fought the Obama Administration on policy. Is it now losing influence?
A Wee Question About the Residual Force Everyone Keeps Blathering About
Understanding Piketty, part 5 (conclusion)
The Fatal Flaw Of Education Reform
The Washington Post pretends to report on Connecticut’s public schools
Rape Culture in the Alaskan Wilderness
Price Tag on Old Insulin Skyrockets
Sweater boys and the failure to serve
On Truth and Burning Bridges
Chipotle Workers Quit, Shut Down Store, Because That Job Sucks

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