Links for you. Science:
Rembrandt’s monkey: good news for Africa’s newest primate
The hidden cost of Ebola: thousands of measles deaths
An Impending Shakeout In Library Prep?
The antivaccine movement wins in Oregon: Senate Bill 442 is dead
ISMapper: Identifying insertion sequences in bacterial genomes from short read sequence data
Purple Reign: The unmaking of a Yahoo (absolute must-read)
ECSTASY IN 2015
Should a Criminal Record Be a Life Sentence to Poverty? New legislation in the Senate is a first step to giving the more than 70 million Americans with criminal records a second chance.
Douthat: “These trends simply do not match the left-wing depiction of a working class devastated by Reagonomics.” (rebuttal in one figure)
Is Venezuela Really an ‘Extraordinary Threat’ to the United States? (can we have a ‘most unfavored dickhead’ status?)
When Men Want Kids — and Women Aren’t So Sure (I’m not sure this is a trend as much as a formerly taboo topic)
It’s Not Just Ferguson: Cities nationwide are criminalizing black people to pay the bills.
A bold plan in Prince George’s
Is the PARCC Really Worth All This Bother?
“An Infinite Regress. Of Dumb”: More Reflections on “Market Efficiency”
For high-end apartments in the Washington area, signs of a renters market
The Revolution Will Probably Wear Mom Jeans
“Pissed Off Rednecks Like Me” is a racist song. There’s no way around it.
Street art in Wynwood, Miami
Ferguson an Apartheid Police State; 21,000 residents w/ a staggering 16,000 open arrest warrants
Fight Inequality: Abolish the Senate
Does the pro-TPP “Progressive Coalition for American Jobs” Exist as an Organization?