Links 9/9/15

Links for you. Science:

The Science of Snobbery: How We’re Duped Into Thinking Fancy Things Are Better
Labs cited for ‘serious’ security failures in research with bioterror germs
Wallabies in the woods: Escaped marsupials thrive in forest near outskirts of Paris
The Verge Review of Animals: the giant water bug
Precision medicine, linked to DNA, still too often misses
Why a hawk is a hummingbird’s best friend


We can’t advance the goals of Black Lives Matter without addressing gun control
When journalists write for free it hurts our democracy
Fiscal Inflation Targeting and the Cost of Large Government Debt Accumulation
Rudolph Giuliani’s Outrage on Homelessness, and Richard Gere’s
Taking Another Look at the Reconstruction Era
Buying Sex Should Not Be Legal
The Prophetic President: How Jimmy Carter’s 1977 voting reform proposals revealed the dark Id of conservative Republicanism (since the rise of the Southern Strategy, Republicans have always tried to restrict voting)
Time To Remove Debbie Wasserman Schultz As DNC Chair? WAY Past Time!
America Is Forgetting the Lessons It Never Learned from Hurricane Katrina
The secret history of “Y’all”: The murky origins of a legendary Southern slang word
Why the ‘children first’ mentality is making teachers quit
Former Residents of New Orleans’s Demolished Housing Projects Tell Their Stories
The Uncounted: Since Hurricane Katrina, the New Orleans school system has been reborn. But somewhere along the way, an untold number of students may have been left behind.
NEPC: A Balanced Review of NOLA Changes
Brothers charged in homeless beating have long criminal histories (degenerate white culture. Or something)
US-appointed egg lobby paid food blogs and targeted chef to crush vegan startup

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