Links 3/12/17

Links for you. Science:

Forbidding Forecast For Lyme Disease In The Northeast (key point is that it’s mice, not deer, that spread Lyme)
Novel “Superspreader” Bacteriophages Promote Horizontal Gene Transfer by Transformation
What Exactly Are People Marching for When They March for Science?
Raw milk cheese linked to two listeria deaths in US
The geometry of weird-shaped dice
Comparing short-read mappers for non-model species


American Carnage (excellent)
To win, the anti-Trump resistance must learn from the Clinton campaign’s mistakes
The Problem With the Democratic Party in One Milquetoast Tweet
The shameful selling of Ryan Owens
Why American Universities Need Immigrants
Imperial Life in Trump City
Boston vs. the parking-industrial complex
The Democratic Party doesn’t get why it’s so unpopular
Cork Wine Bar Is Suing Donald Trump Over Unfair Competition
The astonishing dysfunction of Trump’s State Department, in one quote
Sure, Let’s Move The Federal Government Out Of D.C., Says House Committee (85% of federal employees already live outside the D.C. area and 93% outside of the city, though contractors are a different story, I think)
Trump’s election has created “safe spaces” for racists: Southern Poverty Law Center’s Heidi Beirich on the wave of hate crimes
Metro’s 7000 series cars are starting to prove their worth
Bernie Sanders Has A Plan To Win Back Trump Voters
In Washington, D.C., Another Contractor Stiffed by Trump
Hate Crimes In D.C. Rose By ‘Disturbing’ 62 Percent In 2016
Trump’s Dictator Chic

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