Links 5/1/15

Links for you. Science:

How not to start your next ecology or evolution talk
Can we trust scientists’ self-control?
In a Drought, Water-Starved Iguanas Will Eat Each Other to Survive
A Visual Illustration of Plant Diversity’s Importance
‘Bizarre’ Jurassic dinosaur discovered in remarkable new find: Chilesaurus diegosuarezi was related to Tyrannosaurus rex, but was vegetarian and has other curious features


Stoop stories (excellent)
Why Baltimore Rebelled: The most salient thing in Baltimore isn’t the damage caused by protestors, but the grinding poverty and neglect wrought by capital.
On The Unbearable Lightness Of David Brooks
Just 42 percent of the residents in Freddie Gray’s neighborhood are employed
Pictures (I’m not the only one who sees parallels to the early stages of the conflict in Northern Ireland)
Warren to Obama: Put Up or Shut Up on TPP
Nonviolence as Compliance: Officials calling for calm can offer no rational justification for Gray’s death, and so they appeal for order.
A New Formula for a Real Democratic Majority: The new American electorate could offer a durable majority–if Democrats address economic needs with progressive policies, not centrist ones.
The Brutality of Police Culture in Baltimore: Years of abuses are every bit as egregious as what the Department of Justice documented in Ferguson, Missouri, and as deserving of a national response.
What you really need to know about Baltimore, from a reporter who’s lived there for over 30 years
How about a balanced response to the Baltimore riots?
Inside The Most Amazing Map Library That You’ve Never Heard Of
Wake up economists. The TPP is not “free trade”
Absolutely Amazing – Photos of Petworth from 1893
Policing with impunity: How judges let dubious police tactics flourish

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2 Responses to Links 5/1/15

  1. AMW says:

    One of my favorite things about your links posts is coming up with an alternative parsing of the sequential link titles (especially when reading on my phone via rss, where most of the titles run across multiple lines). Today’s juxtaposition of the scientists’ self-control (or lack thereof) with the cannibalistic iguanas elicits a nice mental image.

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