Links 7/18/15

Links for you. Science:

Unhealthy Fixation: The war against genetically modified organisms is full of fearmongering, errors, and fraud. Labeling them will not make you safer. (yes, it’s Saletan, but he’s absolutely right)
A Motivational Correspondance (100 hours/week at work? That’s 14 hours/day, every day. I don’t believe that for a moment)
Science Careers: Now offering advice for privileged men from 30 years ago
Is Running an Academic Lab (at all) Unethical?
The Camera Behind the New Pluto Photos


A Reanalysis of the Effects of Teacher Replacement Using Value-Added Modeling (technical but very good)
Confederate Madness Then and Now: A British consul witnessed the cynical process that plunged the United States into civil war in the 1860s. His observations can teach us a lot today. (excellent)
The Journalists of the Future are Thirsty Motherfuckers
Planned Parented Doesn’t Sell Fetuses: The Real Story Behind That Shady Video
’90s-Era Rap Is Officially the New Dad-Rock
In Purple Line rail project, a tale of two counties
Atticus Finch Offers a Lesson in Southern Politics
Early childhood education by MOOC: Lessons from Sesame Street
On Iran, no need to speculate about the alternative. We’ve already lived it.
Hillary speaks
The Biggest Threat to Americans? Other Americans With Guns
How Pension Funds, Universities and Endowments Pay for Private Equity Private Jets
What state has the best DC avenue? (Massachusetts wins)
The rise and fall of a mountain of snowy misery
EMU brutality in Greece has destroyed the trust of Europe’s Left
How 2 police agencies built a money-laundering machine
Obama, in Oklahoma, Takes Reform Message to the Prison Cell Block
Democrats push to limit abusive work scheduling practices like split shifts
Did Your US Senator Just Vote To Allow LGBT Students To Be Bullied? Here’s The List.

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