Links 11/21/17

Links for you. Science:

Save the sea squirts! Wait, what?
How the English language has evolved like a living creature
A Zombie Gene Protects Elephants From Cancer
The Grim Food Served on 17th-Century Sea Voyages Wasn’t All Bad
Global phylogenetic analysis of Escherichia coli and plasmids carrying the mcr-1 gene indicates bacterial diversity but plasmid restriction.


Why Dwell In The Past
The Price of Admission
Hand-Marked Paper Ballots and Virginia’s 2017 Elections
Now we see what happens when you lose majority rule (don’t know about Lewinsky, but Broadderick was a problem)
This Democrat Is About To Give Payday Lenders A Big Boost: A bill from Sen. Mark Warner envisions a future when anyone could get a predatory loan at 380 percent interest
After Al Franken and Roy Moore, We Are Dangerously Close to Botching the #MeToo Moment
Vinyl wraps won’t make Back2Good better, but these fixes will
Trump’s Panama Resort Took Money From FARC Money Launderer (been saying it’s the money laundering that will take him down)
Ban prisons
Democrats Are Doomed Unless They Start Listening to Millennials
When Does a Watershed Become a Sex Panic?
Breitbart’s Coming Exploitation of the Believe Women Movement
It’s Not Funny: President Trump joins a blood-soaked authoritarian in laughing at free speech
FCC Gives Sinclair Broadcast Group A Gift By Eliminating Key Media Ownership Rule
Lewinsky Is Not Why Clinton Should Have Resigned
Chicago’s Attack On The Homeless: After Tent City Evictions, People Are In Hiding

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