Links 5/24/16

Links for you. Science:

WHO: Brazilian strain of Zika detected in Africa for first time
How Natural History Museums Open Peoples’ Minds
Tradeoffs of Cultured Meat Production
Trial and error
Should The Rio Olympics Be Cancelled Or Postponed?

Other:

Our Car Culture Is Not a Problem (excellent)
Race Talk and the New Deal
Author Thomas Frank Talks Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and His New Book, ‘Listen Liberal’ (good interview)
Political Rifts Over Bill Clinton’s Welfare Law Resurface as Aid Shrinks
Donald Trump’s Pledge to Defend Spending for Old and Poor Belied by Staff Picks
After Distancing Herself From Bill Clinton’s Economic Policies, Hillary Wants Him as Mr. Economic Fix It (‘Vote for me and I’ll have my husband handle the money.’ WTF?)
WaPo’s new Redsk*ns survey: Faulty data and missing the point
Iran’s Hard-Liners Crack Down on Models Not Wearing Head Scarves
Droughtlandia
To Win in November, Hillary Clinton Will Need Bernie Sanders’s Voters
This Town Ran An Illegal Debtor’s Prison For Years. Now It Has To Pay Back The People It Jailed.
MORE LIKE NATE SLIVER AMIRITE
How your local jail became hell: An investigation
Penn State’s Reputation is Not Important
The grotesque criminalization of poverty in America
The End of Black-Checking for Hillary
Prosecutors Finally Dropped Their Bogus Charges Against Me For Reporting In Ferguson. Not Everyone Is So Lucky.
NYC Section 8 residents talk about the horrors of affordable housing, fears of being forced out by money-hungry landlords
China killed thousands of Maine jobs. Now it’s eating up the state’s lobsters.
From Caucus to Convention: The Democratic Disappointment

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