Links 7/24/17

Links for you. Science:

Trump officially nominates climate-denying conservative talk radio host as USDA’s top scientist
Trump pick for USDA science post has drawn darts for lack of technical background
The Man Who Blew The Door Off The Microbial World
Predatory Journals Hit By ‘Star Wars’ Sting
Certain Antibiotics May Increase Risk of Birth Defects


The hogs that created America’s first urban working class
A bus lane on H Street NW and bikeway on Pennsylvania Avenue would kick ass
Why Coretta Scott King Fought for a Job Guarantee
Trump’s Budget Shows How He Is Building a Police State
The Real Impact of Trump’s Foreign Trips Happens After He Leaves
Here’s What 43 Of R. Kelly’s Former Collaborators Said When Asked If They’d Work With Him Again
Why Canada Is Able to Do Things Better
Republicans know we’re in a crisis. They just don’t care.
The historical ignorance and ideological opportunism of liberal Twitter: it’s like the pink spot in The Cat in the Hat
2 New Hampshire Special Elections This Week Have Lessons For Democrats– Voters Want Progressives
There’s No Evidence That TSA Agent Behavioral Screenings Actually Detect Terrorists, Report Says
Is the Head of Phoenix Charter School Metro Arts Institute Getting Too Creative With the Rules?
School Vouchers Still Don’t Work, Despite What Trump And DeVos Think
Is your surgeon double-booked?
The real lesson of the Trump family’s troubles? Nepotism doesn’t pay.
The Settlement
School Reform’s Hot Air Balloon
Is the Military Losing Its Ability to Fight Capable Foes?
Du Bois and the “Wages of Whiteness”: What He Meant, What He Didn’t, and, Besides, It Shouldn’t Matter for Our Politics Anyway

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