Links for you. Science:
Trump Wants to Cut Science Research. Here’s How It Improves Your Everyday Life.
Preprinting Microbiology (pdf)
A new CRISPR breakthrough could lead to simpler, cheaper disease diagnosis
No Ant Left Behind: Warrior Ants Carry Injured Comrades Home
State, regional antibiotic resistance labs aim to boost tracking
Neoliberalism is . . . (Part II) (must-read)
The Marketplace of Ideas Could Use a Few Product Recalls
Chomsky doubles down on statement that the Republican Party is most dangerous group in human history
The Democrats’ hypocrisy fest: Disingenuous attacks on Bernie Sanders persist — and his popularity climbs
Large Swaths Of D.C. ‘High Risk Areas’ For White Collar Crime On Tongue-In-Cheek Map
Obama’s $400,000 Wall Street speaking fee will undermine everything he believes in
Yglesias on Obama (“MY wants Obama to behave better, because otherwise political centrism will start to look like a hustle. But if someone like Obama is not behaving better, doesn’t that imply that the hustle theory has legs?”)
Obama’s $400,000 Wall Street Speech Is Completely In Character
Is the #FakeTerrorismExpert’s Ph.D fake? (yes, but the key thing is that he’s a fucking Nazi)
City buses shouldn’t be a priority only when wealthier people want them
Obama the Hamiltonian
Trump see the presidency only as a performance
James Comey Wrap-up: Benghazi and the Press Were to Blame Too
The global elite are headed for a fall. And they don’t even know it.
Ward 8 ANC Reps Accused of Not Living in Their Ward—or D.C.
Why Colleges Have a Right to Reject Hateful Speakers Like Ann Coulter
What if hundreds of thousands of people marched for scientific truth—and the media yawned?