Links for you. Science:
Flu Season Is Here Early. Why Didn’t We See It Coming?
Specimen of the Week 321: the Wall of Mice
Uncertain Inheritance: Epigenetics and the Poisoning of Michigan
A teacher’s reaction to forbidden words
The cross-subsidy of research by teaching is a myth
Democrats Can’t Stop the Tax Bill — But They Can Make Republicans Pay
The Real Danger To Civilization Isn’t AI. It’s Runaway Capitalism
Is the Rental Housing Explosion Over?
Elected Democrats continue to misunderstand the conflict they’re in.
The Pentagon’s UFO Program Raises a Serious Policy Issue
Seven questions for Robert Barr, the first pulpit rabbi to run for Congress (holding off support until I see some policy announcements)
A few points to keep in mind when reading any upcoming story about Elon Musk
The G.O.P. Tax Bill Is Unworkable
America’s Most Notorious Neo-Nazi Is On The Lam. Won’t You Come Home, Andrew Anglin?
White Christianity is in big trouble. And it’s its own biggest threat.
Clapper Refocuses the Russian Investigation
CEO of cryptocurrency play up 1,000% in 2 days to $3.1 billion: ‘This market cap is not justified’
We’re witnessing the wholesale looting of America
GOP columnist: 4 problem words – “Republicans raised my taxes”
How a Culture of Harassment Persisted on Ford’s Factory Floors
GOP’s Holiday Assault On Charities
The Doug Jones Victory Belongs to the People of Alabama, Not Just African-Americans (bad title, good post)
From Employer Coverage to Single Payer Health Insurance
A Public Internet Is Possible
Experts: Broward’s elections chief broke law in destroying ballots