Links 9/7/17

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Links for you. Science:

Programs meant to encourage women in STEM may be backfiring — because it’s not women who need to change
Giant skates almost extinct in Scandinavia
We’re Failing Our Test Run for the Age of CRISPR
Widespread Fosfomycin Resistance in Gram-Negative Bacteria Attributable to the Chromosomal fosA Gene
Where did the Neanderthals go?

Other:

Here’s the best thing the media can do when reporting on ‘antifa’
Poverty, illness, homelessness – no wonder McDonald’s UK workers are going on strike
The homecoming: A young woman at ‘peak enlightenment’ returns to her roots in Trump country
The real villains in Harvey flood: urban sprawl and the politicians who allowed it (title doesn’t really reflect the story)
California Could Reap Big Economic Benefits With Passage Of Later School Start Bill
The deal Trump wanted with Russia
Trump Tower Moscow sits at the heart the Trump-Russia scandal (a 211 tweet tweetstorm is a bit ridiculous, but this is still good)
Melania Trump and the Chilling Artifice of Fashion
How a city in Spain got rid of its cars
Labor Historians, the White Working Class, and Trump Voters
These Women Entrepreneurs Created A Fake Male Cofounder To Dodge Startup Sexism
The gadget that broke humanity: Long before smartphones, the Sony Walkman lured consumers into their own electronic cocoons
Here’s the most significant thing Democrats could do to help working families now
‘We own this place’: Gangs prey on deportees along the U.S.-Mexico border
To Understand Rising Inequality, Consider the Janitors at Two Top Companies, Then and Now
The Incarcerated Women Who Fight California’s Wildfires. By choice, for less than $2 an hour, the female inmate firefighters of California work their bodies to the breaking point. Sometimes they even risk their lives.
How Labor Scholars Missed the Trump Revolt
The right to organize at work deserves constitutional protection

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One Response to Links 9/7/17

  1. scottfree43 says:

    Good but long post from a reformed city planner:

    “There is a chain of soft corruption shielding people from the feedback that should come with their decisions, from the way we structure and sell mortgages to the entire system of moving risk from private balance sheets to the public sector.”

    https://www.strongtowns.org/journal/2017/9/6/dont-empower-the-engineers-please
    Regards, Scott

    ! Scott Garren
    ! 135 Spring Lake Rd, Cuttingsville, VT 05738
    ! phone: 802-779-0455

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