Links 5/30/15

Links for you. Science:

Government R&D, Private Profits and the American Taxpayer
“Seven Nobel Laureates” Behind Climate Contrarian Bjorn Lomborg’s Think Tank Are Not All They Seem, Or Even All Alive
Ancient Skull Suggests an Early Murder
Excuse me, Mr Bat. You’ve got a huge parasitic fly on your face.
Note to Politicians: Stop Being So Self-Centered About Medical Research Funding

Other:

Bernie Sanders Would Tax The Income Of The Wealthiest Americans At 90 Percent
Why you should really start doing more things alone
The Myth of the Hero Cop: Police officers earn more than you think for a job that’s less dangerous than you imagine.
Maryland’s ‘free range’ parents cleared of neglect in one case
Structural reform – code for smash the worker resistance
The ongoing legacy of the great satanic sex abuse panic
The flat tax falls flat for good reasons
Onboard The Early Childhood Express Train, But Let’s Shift Tracks
Raise the bar on raising the wage: Up until now, Democrats have been playing a shallow and timid game (if nothing else, calling for $20/hour gets you to $15/hour)
Dawn Breaks Over Lake Champlain: Bernie Leaps In
Hizbollah’s Leader Says They Are Battling All Across Syria
By the Ruling Class: Charles Murray’s anti-democratic revolution
TPP/Fast Track: Hell, Yes, Labor Will Primary YOU…Dems Whine About, Finally, Labor Pressure
Mary Landrieu Bows To The Inevitable, Becomes DC Lobbyist (Congressional Retirement Plan™)
Why Baltimore Blew Up: It wasn’t just the killing of Freddie Gray. Inside the complex legal infrastructure that encourages — and covers up — police violence
Stop Feeding the Troll: The Case for an ISIS Propaganda Blackout
Why So Many Photographers Hate Richard Prince
The USMNT Should Boycott The 2022 World Cup

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