Links for you. Science:
New Research. Inequality of Wealth Makes Us Short and Dead
Last-Ditch Drug Resistance: China and Europe Respond (but not the US!)
Microbes Added to Seeds Could Boost Crop Production
The Curious Case of a Contagious Cancer: A new disease afflicting Tasmanian devils suggests transmissible tumors might be more common than originally thought.
Solving the mystery of dog domestication
Uber and Employment
Workplace diversity policies ‘don’t help’ — and ‘make white men feel threatened’
If It Happened There: Armed Rebel Faction Occupies Government Building
The Silence of Ageism in the Progressive Movements
In Oregon, Myth Mixes With Anger
Uber: On the Road to Nowhere. Uber drivers are getting creative in their fight for basic workplace rights.
D.C. Council Considers Worker-Protection Measures
Complacent My Fat Ass
Where Anglos Fear to Tread
NYC’s New Gigabit Wifi Hotspots Work Like Payphones From the Future
The Devastating Story of Washington’s Peeping-Tom Rabbi: When a politically connected rabbi was arrested, the news stunned Washington. It turns out his betrayal was worse than we knew (there’s a subtext here, which most non-Jews are unaware of: this degenerate played a not-insignificant role in determining whose conversions–and thus who is a Jew under the Law of Return–are sanctioned by the State of Israel)
Make housing vouchers an entitlement—we can afford it
The Plight of the Suburban Office Park: What will become of America’s sprawling, cubicle-filled campuses as they go out of fashion?
Meet the lefty club behind a blitz of new laws in cities around the country: A new group for liberal city council members is pushing the limits of what municipalities can do for their residents.
Waco and Ruby Ridge: the 1990s standoffs haunting the Oregon takeover, explained
Violent sovereign-citizen plots grow in U.S. — and now go worldwide
Among the Many Failures of Education Reform Is Not Understanding Students’ Challenges