Links 5/11/16

Links for you. Science:

This disease has killed a million trees in California, and scientists say it’s basically unstoppable
On Reproducibility and Clocks
The Problem with Pythons: Burmese pythons are slowly, inexorably eating their way through Florida’s small birds and mammals—is hunting them the answer?
Sequential Acquisition of Virulence and Fluoroquinolone Resistance Has Shaped the Evolution of Escherichia coli ST131


WhatsApp, Used by 100 Million Brazilians, Was Shut Down Nationwide by a Single Judge
How Jobs Disappear, Through the Eyes of an Indianapolis Factory Worker. What are we going to do about it, really?
Why Traffic Studies Make Our Cities Worse For Everyone: If the goal is that all development should never increase road congestion, car-centric, sprawled-out cities will never be able to change. (the metrics one uses matter–and determine outcomes)
Bloomberg Tells Michigan Grads They Must Defeat Bernie’s Plan to Jail Wall Street Felons
TSA lines grow to 3 hours, snake outside the terminals, with no end in sight
In a wealthy Md. suburb, some residents have waited more than 30 years for a ride (seems like those boring policies of the economic left might matter after all)
You wouldn’t be surprised by Naz Shah’s remarks if you knew more about the city she came from
The Plight of the Permalancer
How to stump Trump: Democrats must dominate on undoing job-devouring trade deals
The Case for Public Housing: The market can’t solve the nation’s affordable housing crisis. The gap between costs and incomes is just too large
Man Up
How to Destroy the Republican Party, in 3 Easy Steps
No ‘Grit’ at Lab or Francis Parker
For Sanders Supporters, Seeing This One Thing As A Next Step Could Be The Key
If Trump Wins, Don’t Blame Bernie
I’ll let others figure out why Kevin Drum is employed by Mother Jones. I’m just here to talk about averages
The Great Democratic Party Schism (not big on the Moral Foundations thing, but some good points as usual)

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