Links 6/1/18

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Links for you. Science:

PlaScope: a targeted approach to assess the plasmidome of Escherichia coli strains
Wait…It’s Not MY Grant?
Details that look sharp to people may be blurry to their pets
Effects of E.coli Outbreak in Lettuce Ripple Through U.S. Food-Supply Chain
How your cycling class could give you hearing loss

Other:

White America’s racial resentment is the real impetus for welfare cuts, study says
Everybody Should Learn To Code For Murder
Soros Slander Reveals Anti-Semitism at the Heart of the Far Right: Dinesh D’Souza’s book smearing George Soros is factually false, morally reprehensible, and nothing new.
‘You know why the lady called the police’: Black people face 911 calls for innocuous acts
Jerry Jones Testifies Trump “Persuaded” NFL to Write Anthem Rule for His Benefit. That’s a Crime
How the assassinations of 1968 led the NRA to become the lobbying force it is today
I used to be a 911 dispatcher. I had to respond to racist calls every day.
Meet the Economist Behind the One Percent’s Stealth Takeover of America
How Liberty University Built a Billion-Dollar Empire Online
Greitens’ abrupt resignation should make us worry about dark money
Elliott Broidy and Carla Sands
Why the Congressional Midterms Will Be Hugely Consequential
THIS ISN’T GOING TO SOLVE ELIZABETH WARREN’S “POCAHONTAS” PROBLEM
The Dark, Satanic Mill
Don’t believe liars about anything
The Trump effect: New study connects white American intolerance and support for authoritarianism
In Miami’s Little Haiti, one of the largest waves of evictions is currently underway (the destruction of certain kinds of businesses is a usually unmentioned part of gentrification)
Private Prisoner Vans’ Long Road of Neglect
Florida: Charter School Opens “Private School” to Dump Low-Scoring Students Before Test
Megan McArdle Is the Poster Child for Failing Upward in America

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