Links 4/10/16

Links for you. Science:

A family-run drug maker faces tough choices to stay afloat in the Shkreli era (find a way to protect this company from the vultures)
How scientists fell in and out of love with the hormone oxytocin
I’m a scientist. A social scientist. Please opine on the validity of my discipline.
We have all heard stories about snakes, jellyfish and scorpions that can kill humans. But why have these animals evolved such toxic venoms, when they are of so little use?
Department of Health “Enhances Mosquito Surveillance and Control Program” (hopefully, it’s better run than the Board of Elections)


What Bernie Sanders Gets Right (Mark Thoma nails it)
Let’s Dispel Once and for All With This Fiction that Sanders Doesn’t Know How to Break Up Banks
The Elite’s Comforting Myth: We Had to Screw Rich Country Workers to Help the World’s Poor
How feminists took on the mainstream media and won
Bill Black: Krugman on the Corruption of Our Nation via Perverse Incentives
It’s Been 25 Years Since Restaurant Workers Got a Raise
Even D.C. workers who already make $15 want a raise: And former D.C. mayor Vince Gray wants to get it for them
Welcome to the Future: Middle-Class Housing Projects
2016 & Wall Street Reform
Vox and the False Consensus of ‘Most Economists Agree’
Homo Politicus ≠ Homo Wonkus
Did Bernie Sanders Botch An Interview With The Daily News? It’s Not That Simple. The interview exposes as much about the media as it does about Bernie Sanders
Good riddance, gig economy: Uber, Ayn Rand and the awesome collapse of Silicon Valley’s dream of destroying your job
How did media get it so wrong on Sanders and banking?
Why The Major Media Still Marginalize Bernie
Why Are Voters Angry? It’s the 1099 Economy, Stupid.

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