Links 2/21/18

Links for you. Science:

Where does your ESBL come from?
How We Pollute the Air Every Morning (Before We Hop in the Car)
Bitcoin Mining Is Hindering the Search for Alien Life
More than 40 dead in Lassa fever outbreak in Nigeria
Peru Moves to Protect ‘One of the Last Great Intact Forests’


Jared and Ivanka Are Buried in Debt (if they were Democrats, we would never hear the end of how they’re national security threats–which they are)
Democrats Should Run on Gun Control All Over the Country
When it’s okay to talk politics after a mass shooting
Forget the Media Caricature. Allow Me to Caricature Myself
Beauty and the Ugly Truth
Eastern Kentucky’s Struggle With Water Symbolizes America’s Crumbling Infrastructure
The Only Way To Prevent Gun Violence Is To Reduce the Number of Guns
Student Stops Church Shooting and Is Shot by Cops, But You Didn’t Hear About It
The Trump Administration Goes to War — With Itself — Over the VA
The Righteous Anger of the Parkland Shooting’s Teen Survivors
The Tech ‘Regrets’ Industry
How Worrisome is Future Inflation?
Conservatives love small government — until it comes to welfare (it’s welfare policy designed by fucking morons)
I know most journalists believe that their own coverage is not easily manipulated by Russians or anybody… which is weird, considering that there are multiple multi-billion dollar industries dedicated to manipulating media coverage.
Peggy Cooper Cafritz, grande dame of the Washington arts and education scene, dies at 70
Fans at United Center direct racist remark toward Capitals’ Devante Smith-Pelly
Trump Nominee Would Be Disaster For Campus Sexual Assault Victims (“Fighting BDS simply cannot justify putting all students, including Jewish ones, in harm’s way by rolling back on Title IX. You don’t get to be a “champion” for students if you don’t support their basic right to pursue an education free from gender-based violence.”)
‘We say now’: The day more than 25,000 Florida teachers resigned over pay and school funding

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