Links 9/6/16

Links for you. Science:

The FDA Finally Bans a Bunch Of Pointless Antibacterial Soaps
There Is A Lot Of Confusion About What Geologic Epoch We’re In
Virus genomes reveal the factors that spread and sustained the West African Ebola epidemic.
NASA’s Impossible Space Engine, The EMdrive, Passes Peer Review (But That Doesn’t Mean It Works)
Goodbye Triclosan (and Triclocarban)

Other:

Meet The Man Who Is Changing Washington’s Ideas About Corporate Power
Are Tote Bags Really Good for the Environment? (though it ignores limiting the amount of bags ingested by wildlife)
Trump’s Blood Libel & Press Failure
Ferguson’s ‘Debtors Prison’ Racket Has Been Reined In. Now Its Police Force May Be Falling Apart.
New Orleans’ Upper 9th Ward Resembles A Zombie Apocalypse
Politics is cutting the heart out of Public Ivies
Maryland’s untested rape kits, Baltimore’s sex assault investigations are shameful
Trump sees black America as a dystopian hellhole. So do most white people.
Pluralism Is Needed In Economics
An American doctor experiences the NHS. Again.
There’s work to be done to make US elections secure — and it has nothing to do with voter ID
Punk Crock
Affluent and Black, and Still Trapped by Segregation
The Washington Post’s TPP Challenge
Not so fast!
Progressive Clinton supporters: You broke it, you bought it
Interest Payments on the Debt Have Fallen to 0.8 Percent of GDP, So WaPo Wants to Cut Social Security and Medicare

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One Response to Links 9/6/16

  1. NotMarkT says:

    The tote bag study doesn’t appear to consider the impact of washing necessary to prevent food safety problems with reuse:
    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/02/07/plastic-bag-ban_n_2641430.html

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