Links 9/19/16

Links for you. Science:

“By Any Means Necessary”: War is Declared on U.S. Cats (can I get some Hegelian dialectic up in this joint?)
Humans and Neanderthals had sex. But was it for love?
We’ve been protecting Earth’s land for 100 years. We’re finally starting to protect its oceans
FDA is trying to close a loophole in how long antibiotics are used to treat livestock (also see “FDA is urged to ‘immediately’ restrict some uses of antibiotics in livestock“)
Gender-Bias Bias Part 2: Unpicking Cherry-Picking


Leaked court documents from ‘John Doe investigation’ in Wisconsin lay bare pervasive influence of corporate cash on modern US elections
To Beat Trump, Clinton Needs to Bring Science to the Debates
The Crisis at The Times And That Public Editor Piece
Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf Blames Nasty, Scheming Employees for Fake Accounts Scandal
Someone Is Learning How to Take Down the Internet
The U.S. military has a huge problem with obesity and it’s only getting worse
Good News! We’re as Rich as We Were in 1998
Buying a house is incredibly difficult for me. Here’s why.
Is Clinton in trouble? The architect of the Obama coalition explains why it’s still hers to lose. (it’s all about turnout)
Personal Responsibility
EpiPen Maker’s Tactics Could Quell Protests Over Prices
Corporate Executives Are Making Way More Money Than Anybody Reports
Religion in US ‘worth more than Google and Apple combined’
The Cold War Is Over
The state of macroeconomics is not good (“One could argue that the two subfields of economics that have had the largest real-world policy influence have been in finance and macroeconomics. The problem is that this influence has mostly been catastrophic.”)
The “new liberal economics” is the key to understanding Hillary Clinton’s policies
Is Voting For A Third Party Stupider Than Voting For Trump?
For a History Lesson on Chocolate City, Visit Bernie at Ben’s Chili Bowl
D.C. Attorney General Says City’s Criminal Justice System Not ‘Broken’
A DC law lets tenants buy their buildings before anyone else can, but it also helps renters stay put

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