Links 6/13/15

Links for you. Science:

Standing Up For Basic Research
A Note to Tim Hunt (and other self-satisfied “chauvinists”)
The Value of Basic Research
If Hunt’s Science is Reality, I Choose the Girls Only Lab..
Trail-blazing ants show hints of metacognition when seeking food

Other:

Library of Congress Chief Retires Under Fire
Why I’ve Decided I’m Not Having Kids
Pakistan locks Save the Children offices (nobody does blowback like the fucking CIA)
Gentrification – Racial Tension in the City
When Bail Is Out of Defendant’s Reach, Other Costs Mount
Seriously Bad Ideas
‘I enjoyed the whole absurdity of it’: Paleontologists review ‘Jurassic World.’
How the Poor Make Better Financial Decisions Than the Wealthy
Is the Common Core killing kindergarten?
11-Year-Old Boy Played in His Yard. CPS Took Him, Felony Charge for Parents.
“I don’t think I’m a defective person”: Lindsey Graham’s moving defense of being single
Don’t Disrespect American Jews
What Worries Me Most About Clinton: That she may not have the intellectual capacity to discern even critically important distinctions. Including glaring ones.
Connecticut handgun law has led to 40% drop in gun-related homicides
How black voters could determine the 2016 election

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