Links 1/18/18

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Links for you. Science:

Antibiotic Resistance and Toxin Production of Clostridium difficile Isolates from the Hospitalized Patients in a Large Hospital in Florida.
A Foreboding Similarity in Today’s Oceans and a 94-Million-Year-Old Catastrophe
‘Raw Water’ Isn’t Better for You—But It Could Definitely Hurt You
Getting Paid For Your Genetic Data Like Never Before
New study on abortion pill shows high success, low rate of complications

Other:

Why Did Slate Protect Trump’s Hush Money Secret? (important)
What did the men with Donald Trump do when he spoke of ‘shithole countries’?
This is how ignorant you have to be to call Haiti a ‘shithole’
Media Euphemisms For ‘Racist’ Are Stupidly Tinged
Kicking Charter School Money Out Might Be California Democrats’ Best Chance For Unifying Their Party
Jaylen Brown: ‘Sport is a mechanism of control in America’
After I Lived in Norway, America Felt Backward. Here’s Why.
All Taxation Is Theft: Four Words To Understand The Republican Party
Wish I Voted for Sanders, Says Laid-Off Carrier Worker Duped by ‘Con Man’ Trump
Trump Exceptionalism Will Kill Every Last One Of Your Brain Cells
PLAY-ACTING JOURNALISM
Yesterday, as Trump was ranting about “shithole countries,” I was in a county courthouse in Georgia looking at a death certificate for a black man who died in 1930.
Trump reportedly interrupted intel briefing to ask Korean American, “Where are you from?”
A woman’s choice – sexual favours or lose her home (related post here)
In light of the recent Medicaid work requirement legislation, I felt compelled to share some thoughts… I have had the opportunity to care for patients on Medicaid and hear their stories.
The Potemkin Sh*thole
Ladies, let’s be reasonable about #MeToo or nothing will ever be sexy again
Two Lessons of the Urban Crime Decline

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