Links 9/3/15

Links for you. Science:

The True Story of Kudzu, the Vine That Never Truly Ate the South
Tea Party supporters distrust scientists not only on climate, but on vaccines
The Road to Hell is Paved with Bioinformatics Formats
Simple & elegant solution to a big problem in DNA based microbial diversity studies
A mess: PLOS mistakenly publishes rejected ADHD-herbicide paper, retracts it

Other:

“Pray to Play”: Jesus-loving coaches and the pervasive religiosity of American college football
Australia confiscated 650,000 guns. Murders and suicides plummeted.
Our Forgotten Labor Revolution
What Amazon Didn’t Understand About Overwork
The Case Against Cash Bail
America’s Great Infrastructure Stagnation: The entire system of fixing old roads and rails and financing new ones is breaking down—just ask Boston.
“we have learned that the derailment was caused by a combination of human error and flawed Metro processes”
Katrina and the lessons of incompetent crony governance
Protestors disrupt Hillary Clinton event over private prison fundraising
Tell Us What You Really Mean By “Political Correctness,” Conservatives!
Totebagging
Single Parents in College
Sales tax election to come down to one voter in failed gerrymandering attempt

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