Links 10/7/17

Links for you. Science:

Hurricane Damage in Puerto Rico Leads to Fears of Drug Shortages Nationwide
A New History of the First Peoples in the Americas
Methane-Munching Bacteria Could Poop Out Your Future Clothes (?!?)
A 2017 Nobel laureate says he left science because he ran out of money and was fed up with academia
Did the Egyptians create a canal and a port to bring stone to the Great Pyramid?


The deficit is not that you (probably) think it is (“Being “fiscally responsible” with austerity to protect against a “worse standard of living for our children”—that worse standard is here/now”)
How We Think About the Deficit Is Mostly Wrong
New Bill Would Decriminalize Sex Work In D.C.
The Equifax ex-CEO throwing an unnamed technician under the bus for the Equifax breach is positively maddening.
The Phillips Collection Reveals Renoir’s Masterpiece’s Hidden Secrets
Cuomo’s Free College Plan Leaves Many Working Class Students Behind
America’s Child-Poverty Rate Has Hit a Record Low: It fell thanks to government policies, not the expansion of the economy, researchers found.
Quality-Controlling the Revolution
Gun control will not stop mass shootings: Enact an outright ban on gas operated weapons if you want less killing
How America’s Biggest Bank Paid Its Fine for the 2008 Mortgage Crisis—With Phony Mortgages!
D.C. Launches Fund To Make It Easier For The Homeless To Get Housing
Americans Want Jobs, Not Low-Paying Hourly “Work”
DC’s Gayborhoods Are Disappearing. How Should We Feel About That?
The FBI’s New U.S. Terrorist Threat: ‘Black Identity Extremists’
The Threat of Big Tech Is Real
Rick Perry’s plan to subsidize coal and nuclear plants is bonkers
We are two countries
How Economists Turned Corporations into Predators

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