Links 7/20/17

Links for you. Science:

Trump’s Incoming CDC Chief Brings a Mixed Record on Public Health
Why a flat 2018 budget could tie NSF’s hands
Scrap dealer finds Apollo-era NASA computers in dead engineer’s basement
Border wall to be built first through Santa Ana refuge
Sen. Ron Johnson threatens to obstruct passage of the bill funding the FDA if “right-to-try” language isn’t added


The Incredible Lost History of How “Civil Rights Plus Full Employment Equals Freedom” (excellent)
How bosses are (literally) like dictators (must-read)
Inside the Radical, Self-Destructive, and Probably Impossible Plan to Move the Government Out of Washington (not a good idea for governing)
How I lost my 25-year battle against corporate claptrap
How the Cleveland Clinic grows healthier while its neighbors stay sick
His campaign to discredit the press is a permanent feature of Trump’s political style
How tech giants like Elon Musk can actually fix LA’s transportation problems
An overdose, a young companion, drug-fueled parties: The secret life of USC med school dean
R. Kelly Is Holding Women Against Their Will In A “Cult,” Parents Told Police
The real reason New York City can’t make the trains run on time
Chris Christie’s era of misrule in Jersey: The empty swamp mall and the canceled tunnel
Rooftop Solar Is No Match for Crony Capitalism
Just-Released Report Confirms that Expanding Social Security is Fully Affordable
Dashed Expectations Power White Anger
Inside the campaign to subvert the world’s anti-smoking treaty
Why Does Donald Trump Keep Dissing Jews?
Five myths about hippies
I Guess You Don’t Value Your Own Time Very Much?

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