Links 9/23/17

Links for you. Science:

How Civilization Started
House finches add cigarette butts to their nests to avoid ectoparasites
New NASA director comes with pluses and minuses
Presidential Council Could Take a Cue from “Big Food” in Antibiotics Leadership
Hidden Dangers Could Lurk in Your Next Meal


The Sickness of American Healthcare: Media fixation on small fraction of patients distorts system’s real problems
My year inside the international alt-right
Medicare-For-All: Open Rebellion, Paid Politicians and Net Family Savings
The 2016 election was not a fluke (interesting, but underestimates, like most do, just how much support for Sanders was by those who used to be called liberal Democrats)
How Party Bosses, Not Voters, Pick Candidates in New York
How Cassidy-Graham Would Make Single Payer More Likely (“heightening the contradictions” was the extract phrase that popped into my head when I read Graham’s statement)
D.C. Council poised to overhaul city’s troubled Youth Rehabilitation Act
Why the GOP just can’t quit its ObamaCare suicide mission
The Equifax Way: From its inception, Equifax has helped make discrimination a cornerstone of the American economy.
Steven Mnuchin is a window into the most corrupt White House in history
Want a Better Health Care System? Check Out Japan
Maintaining Full Employment Is the Key to Raising Wages
Seven Rules for Running a Real Left-Wing Government
Gwyneth Paltrow’s goop: Psychic Vampire Repellent as female “empowerment”
Bernie Sanders Just Gave His Best Speech in 2 Years: He established liberal internationalism as a coherent foreign policy.
Georgia Town Abandoned After Immigration Raid
Trump hires campaign workers instead of farm experts at USDA
Ajit Pai’s plan to lower broadband standards is “crazy,” FCC Democrat says
Prudential Center shows security robot the door

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