Links 5/3/17

Links for you. Science:

Award-Winning Nautilus Enters Rough Waters
Saving America’s Broken Prairie
Scientists Can Now Pull the DNA of Ancient Humans Out of Cave Dirt
Supporting Science is as American as the Constitution and the Founding Fathers
The trees that make Southern California shady and green are dying. Fast.


Judge: Mostly white Southern city may secede from school district despite racial motive (puts the whole debate about charters etc. in context)
It’s Not a Government Shutdown. It’s a Right-Wing Coup.
J.C. POCALYPSE (not mentioned, but this is why we need a massive Keynesian stimulus)
From the Rearview Mirror (excellent)
Trump’s rather weird meeting with the 2017 Teachers of the Year
What Bullets Do to Bodies
Trump’s FCC Has Begun Its Attack on Net Neutrality
It’s Not ‘McCarthyism’ to Demand Answers on Trump, Russia, and the Election
The Brandon Todd Team Struggles to Explain Its Largest Campaign Expenditure
Five Award-Winning American Artists on How Federal Funds Launched Their Careers: One NEA grant can change the cultural fabric of a nation—but Trump wants to end that.
House Republicans to Troops: Pay for Your Own Damn GI Bill
NYT Inadvertently Exposes Tax Scam
Congress should write net neutrality into law
A six-hour workday could make you happier, healthier and more productive (instead of worrying about robots, just go to a 30-hour week)
Democrats fear that Trump has barred key federal workers from speaking to them
Guns, Extremism, and Threats of Escalation
If abortions become illegal, here’s how the government will prosecute women who have them
Yes, Obama’s $400,000 Speech Is a Problem
German foreign minister goes beyond other US allies to decry ‘nepotism’ of Ivanka Trump role
Shaming Children So Parents Will Pay the School Lunch Bill

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