Links 10/6/17

Links for you. Science:

After Irma, Pummeled Everglades Shows Signs of Resilience
Blue-Eyed Humans May All Descend from a Single, Common Ancestor
We hail individual geniuses, but success in science comes through collaboration
The Wrong Pill Can Play With Your Mind
After Hurricane’s Wrath, Puerto Rico’s Green Forests Turn Bare Brown


The Most Basic Fact About Politics is Slack (excellent)
It Doesn’t Matter Why Stephen Craig Paddock Did It
D.C. weighs gun law appeal, with fate of restrictions nationwide in the balance
The problem is guns
D.C. residents could have student debt forgiven under council proposal
Vulture Capitalists Circle Above Puerto Rico
How the Elderly Lose Their Rights
Ginsburg Slaps Gorsuch in Gerrymandering Case
Biometric ID Fairy: A Misguided Response to the Equifax Mess that Will Only Enrich Cybersecurity Grifters and Strengthen the Surveillance State
Why MMT Is So Popular (For People Like Me)
Gas station worker takes the only step after customer refused to put out his cigarette
Brazil’s President Michel Temer Says Rousseff was Impeached for Refusing His Economic Agenda
Civil-Rights Protests Have Never Been Popular (Coates: “But Leonhardt’s column seems less interested in offering an accurate apprehension of the civil-rights movement than in employing the civil-rights movement as a club against radicalism in general, and the Bernie Sanders-wing of the left in particular.”)
The Decline of the Center Left: No Happy Face for the Financial Industry
Too poor to vote: how Alabama’s ‘new poll tax’ bars thousands of people from voting
This Is What It Looks Like When the President Asks People to Snitch on Their Neighbors
Stop Giving College Athletes Million-Dollar Locker Rooms. Start Paying Them
In Catalonia’s ‘red belt’ leftwing veterans distrust the separatists

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