Links 6/9/15

Links for you. Science:

The Bible v. the Constitution: Politicians, school boards, principals, and teachers are pushing creationism on kids. (1. The title is far too boring for such a scandalous story; 2. Will education reformers say anything about this? STOP LAUGHING! STOP LAUGHING NOW!)
Preparing a Plastic Replacement: Scientists already know how to fix the plastic microbead problem. Now companies just need to do it.
Sluggish data sharing hampers reproducibility effort: Initiative trying to validate 50 cancer papers finds difficulty in accessing original study data.
Interesting new model for data sharing
‘The Censor’s Hand’ (not sure I agree, but interesting)


A rush to judge at the Boston Public Library
Can Apple save the music industry from the destructive greed of record labels?
Why Technology Alone Won’t Fix Schools
Turn Left on Main Street
Abortions Declining In Nearly All States, AP Survey Finds
That’s, Um, Really Reckless?
Why Libraries Are Even More Vital Than They Were Before the Digital Age
John Paulson’s $400 million Harvard donation just reinforces inequality
Economic arguments as stalking horses
Will Icelanders one day ditch their language for English?
Is research-driven teaching in HE proven or doing more harm than good?
Hiding in Plain Sight (I)
Where Should Poor People Live?
The Scariest Trade Deal Nobody’s Talking About Just Suffered a Big Leak
Media Lessons from Snowden Reporting: LA Times Editors Advocate Prosecution of Sources
Why the new USA Freedom Act is worthless

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