Links 12/27/16

Links for you. Science:

Donald Trump is not a “slow vaxer.” He is an antivaxer.
Whales have a history that is among the strangest and least-understood of any animal—and barnacles might be the key to unlocking their secrets.
A Beautiful Fly Ignites a Bitter Feud Among Scientists
4 in 10 babies born after Zika infection may have brain defects, researchers say
What we lose when we lose the world’s frogs
Dear Plagiarist: A Letter to a Peer Reviewer Who Stole and Published Our Manuscript as His Own Free


We Haven’t Even Seen the Worst of Trump’s Manic Behavior: The consequences will be vast
Donald Trump is holding a government casting call. He’s seeking ‘the look.’ (we’re all going to die)
According to Thomas Edsall, Democrats Rely on Protectionist Voters
Obama campaigns showed that a strong economic message can overcome white identity politics
Did a California Charter School Group Fund an Effort to Overthrow the Turkish Government?
Hey Democrats! Do you ever want to win again?
How the Twinkie Made the Superrich Even Richer
Tom Engelhardt: The Future According to Trump
Bernie Sanders: TPP and Standing Rock victories show path to beating Trump
Hillary Clinton blew the most winnable election in modern American history. And it’s her own fault.
Privatize, Monetize, Weaponize: How the DeVos family devoured Michigan’s schools
Radical Puppetry
Mr. Trump: Government and War are too Serious to be entrusted to the Generals
How Liberals Can Use the Tea Party Playbook to Stop Trump
Mapping the White Working Class
Obama Failed to Mitigate America’s Foreclosure Crisis
Why More Mass Deportations Would Be Bad News for the Housing Market
Conflicts on top of conflicts: Another “emoluments clause” that should bar Donald Trump from office
The Defense of Liberty Can’t Do Without Identity Politics
Jesus was not born in a stable
How Donald Trump’s Web of LLCs Obscures His Business Interests
Angels of the Resistance (and a Serial Killer) in Nazi-Occupied Paris
Everything we thought we knew about free trade is wrong (“we”, of course, doesn’t include the people who suffered through it)

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1 Response to Links 12/27/16

  1. Bayesian Bouffant, FCD says:

    Jesus was not born in a stable

    They are fixated on the small picture. The nativity scene does not appear in the earliest of the canonical gospels, Mark. It only appears in the later works. So instead of quibbling over details of translation, why not go for the obvious solution: the whole scene was fabricated.

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