Links 4/27/18

Links for you. Science:

Bosch Says It’s Made a Breakthrough That Can Save Diesel Engines
Untreatable Infections Are Likely Killing More People Than Doctors Thought
Can Green Infrastructure Save America’s Capital from Overflowing Sewage?
Ticks rising
RefSeq database growth influences the accuracy of k-mer-based species identification


What Welfare-to-Work Really Means (20 years old; very relevant)
Watergate is a place, too
Major Concrete Issues Found in $2.7 Billion Silver Line Metro Extension (ARRRGGGH!!!)
Radio issues plagued Metro during Wednesday morning’s rush (ditto)
America has a corruption problem. And it’s not just Trump.
Ronny Jackson, swamp doctor
Ronny Jackson Should Never Have Headed the V.A. Should He Even Be Practicing Medicine?
Do We Really Need More Veterans in Congress?
TSB’s IT Fiasco and Some Implications for Banks’ Legacy Systems
What the Ronny Jackson Debacle Reveals About Donald Trump and the “Swamp”
US Rep for Kentucky’s 4th district, ladies and gentlemen
Why We Have to Go Back to a 40-Hour Work Week to Keep Our Sanity
Drew Cloud Is a Well-Known Expert on Student Loans. One Problem: He’s Not Real.
The Struggle to Stay Middle Class: How a years-long assault against public workers has created a new solidarity (no one cares if your policies hurt the poor, especially the non-white poor. But target the (ex)-middle class…)
What The Teachers Are Asking For
Sometimes Things Break and They Don’t Get Fixed
Sexual Harassment Was Rampant at Coachella 2018
Why we should stop treating Silicon Valley’s male CEOs like children (poor title, interesting interview)

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