Links 5/9/17

Links for you. Science:

‘Your comments are meaner than your score’: score calibration talk influences intra- and inter-panel variability during scientific grant peer review.
About that 130,000 y.o. Human Occupation in California
DOE freezes millions in high-tech energy grants and gags staff
Unfriendly Climate: Texas Tech’s Katharine Hayhoe is one of the most respected experts on global warming in the country. She’s also an evangelical Christian who is trying to connect with the very people who most doubt her research. Too bad the temperature keeps rising.
China’s Appetite Pushes Fisheries to the Brink


In a Beijing ballroom, Kushner family pushes $500,000 ‘investor visa’ to wealthy Chinese (and you get an EB-5 visa! And you get an EB-5 visa! And you get an EB-5 visa!…)
The 100 Days: Who Can Stop an Unfit President*?
Montana: the (fossil) treasure state
New Study Shows Anti-Semitism Soared Last Year
Amid Putin ‘bromance,’ Steven Seagal banned from Ukraine as national security threat
The New Republican Health-Care Plan Is Single-Payer for Dummies
Embracing the Confederacy in modern-day Virginia? That’s a lost cause, for sure. (maybe not in a Republican primary though…)
The Trump Administration Is Full of Mind-Boggling Conflicts of Interest
N.Va. sharply split over proposed regional sales tax for Metro
MLB and Boston Sports Fans Have to Stand Up to Racism in the Stands
Donald Trump’s homicidal healthcare bill will kill some, and enrich others
The United States Should Listen to South Korea—or It Will Reap the Whirlwind (different perspective on things)
Why rich people in Austria want to live in housing projects
What Do Bret Stephens and Dean Baquet Have in Common with Donald Trump?
Low-income renters in Baltimore become migrants in their own city
Nigerian Official: Boko Haram Releases 82 Chibok Girls Three Years After Kidnapping
UMass Boston’s uncertain future has supporters worried

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