Links 6/8/16

Links for you. Science:

We Tested Our Phones For Germs And Found Some Disgusting Shit (Buzzfeed does microbiology)
Why It’s Crucial the New Superbug Was in a Urinary Tract Infection
New praying mantis honors Ruth Bader Ginsburg, equality and frilly neckwear
Theranos Exposed
New England lobsters swim to Canada, bringing jobs with them


Vox and the False Consensus of ‘Most Economists Agree’
Always Remember: We Live in a Nation of Scammers. Trump University’s playbook is the same one American big business has been using for years
Gates Foundation failures show philanthropists shouldn’t be setting America’s public school agenda (from the LA Times editorial board. Given the influence of the Broad Foundation in that town, this is a really big deal)
New rules, old fight: Critics say U.S. proposals on implementing education law are heavy handed
Republican Jewish group stands up for journalists facing anti-Semitism, but journalists say it missed the point (Republicans have a Jewish problem)
The Surge Of Trump-Fueled Anti-Semitism Is Hitting Jewish Reporters Who Cover Him
Samantha Power to Receive Prize From Henry Kissinger, Whom She Once Harshly Criticized
The Value of the Humanities
Strikes Still Work
Senators vote to keep themselves dependent on lobbyists
Conservative intransigence on the grand bargain five years ago has been a self-inflicted disaster
8 Quick Thoughts on the Emmett Rensin Suspension
Sorry, We Don’t Take Obamacare
The Hidden Cost Of Cheap Pizza
Singing ‘salaam,’ synagogue hosts a welcome dinner for Syrian refugees
Military Donors Salute Sanders, Show Little Support for Trump
Florida man buried his boss in dirt using a front-end loader, police say (Florida man’s nickname was “Pork Chop”)

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