RationalWiki:What is going on in the blogosphere?/June 2018

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June 2018[edit]

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15Understanding Harvey: Power alone does not explain their abuses.
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24How a hacker proved cops used a secret government phone tracker to find him. And how it might change what cops can do with our smartphones.
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26 Dementia complicates US gun ownership
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13The War in the Desert
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6 The US-China Trade War is increasing fears of a new recession amongst economists
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7Ray Lakeman's sons died after taking ecstasy, but he says that had the drugs been legal and regulated, it might have saved them
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21Just a reminder that the US isn't the only liberal democracy that treats immigrants appallingly
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14In which the LessWrong/effective altruism subculture appears to be having a bit of a #metoo - starting with this Twitter thread from one abused person, citing this public suicide note by a prominent EA person, and in full swing in this Reddit /r/sneerclub thread.
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9Right wingers decide to attack abortion rights to distract people from family separations at the border
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8The Mediterranean diet study was flawed.
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13The Lifespan of a Lie: Stanford Prison Experiment was a sham.
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15LGBTQ videos are still being demonetized on YouTube.
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25From the BBC: What were once referred to as the “thinly-veiled” elements of Gamergate are now fully visible. But it no longer matters. (Short version: if the sorts of games and characters spotlighted at the most recent E3 event are anything to go by, then Gamergate not only lost, it may have backfired.)
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17Stay-at-Home Daughters are Rejecting Christian Patriarchy
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7Scientific American: Can we trust crime forensics?
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3CNN's experts weigh in on the U.S./North Korea peace summit thus far.
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22The Guardian: Do you live in shoddy housing that costs a fortune? Time to join the renters' union.
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15Even with the best will, you can’t reform beauty contests – they just need to disappear.
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25You can never have too many deconstructions of incels.
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3Reason gives us some reasons not to support the Judge Persky recall. Vox makes the same arguments.
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20The "Lizard People" conspiracy theory thrived in the days of lower-resolution video, but can't survive the close scrutiny of 4K.
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29The epidemic of denial about sexual abuse in the evangelical church: Across the United States, evangelical churches are failing to protect victims of sexual abuse among their members.