Links 10/25/16

Links for you. Science:

Keep politics out of science? Fugghedaboutit
Yes, you can actually work yourself to death. But is that a surprise?
It’s Time for the Fur Trade to Protect Big Cats in the Wild
People are hunting primates, bats, and other mammals to extinction
Social Media Causes Polarization? Not So Fast.

Other:

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN YOU AND ME
When Liberals Became Republicans and Republicans Became Goons
The Looniest Economic Fantasies of the Third Debate Came From Chris Wallace
D.C. considers ways to strengthen rent control for low-income tenants (as best as I can tell, D.C. has ‘rent control’, not actual rent control. A guaranteed profit of twelve percent defines a rentier class)
A once nearly all-white district now has a new largest group: Hispanic students
A Donald Trump Win Would Signal The Biggest Poll Failure Ever (or a combination of registration restrictions and electronic voting irregularities)
I’ve been reporting on race for 40 years. Can we ever fix what’s broken?
Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer Says Top Priority for Next Year Is Giant Corporate Tax Cut
Bike lock developed that makes thieves immediately vomit
Idiot Mitosis
Hillary Clinton, In Paid Speeches To Wall Street, Promoted Commission That Pushed Social Security Cuts (Simpson-Bowles is awful. I wonder what Krugman would have done had he known about this in the primary…)
D.C. Hivemind Mulls How Clinton Can Pass Huge Corporate Tax Cut
Damaged brand: New Trump hotels will no longer bear his name
Suburban. Comma. Transit
I’m getting really irritated by moronic discussions about “The White Working Class,” as if it’s a fucking monolith.
The Price I’ve Paid for Opposing Donald Trump (now if they were only horrified by what ob/gyns who provide abortions experience…)
Twitter’s Anti-Semitism Problem
Chris Wallace And The Banality Of Conservative Dishonesty

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