Links 7/2/18

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Links for you. Science:

Half of New York City’s carbon emissions come from just 2% of the buildings—and Trump stands out
A Nobel Doesn’t Make You an Expert: Lessons in Science and Spin
ClermonTyping: an easy-to-use and accurate in silico method for Escherichia genus strain phylotyping
What is ‘trancing’ and why does it make my dog act so weird around plants?
The Military Drinking-Water Crisis the White House Tried to Hide

Other:

Summer of Rage: White men are the minority in the United States — no wonder they get uncomfortable when their power is challenged (good, but no mention of economic oppression. As usual)
An explosion is coming
White Plains teachers flooded with emails from DeVos-funded Mackinac org post-Janus
It started with your shoes, then your water. Now the TSA wants your snacks.
Why Asians Excel at Scholastic Tests (Money Has Little to Do With It)
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s victory points to a media failure that keeps repeating
Is Ocasio-Cortez The Start Of A Movement?
The working-class struggles that propelled Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to victory (for once, a reporter didn’t go to a rural, white-filled diner. That said, maybe Washington Post reporters could travel to Ward 8 once in a while)
Mugger Mick Mulvaney—Trump’s Sadist-in-Chief
Bill Gates spent hundreds of millions of dollars to improve teaching. New report says it was a bust.
Democratic Elite Scrambles to Respond to Ocasio-Cortez
Watchdog group asks FEC to step up investigation of possible NRA-Russia election collaboration (told you this is a problem. And if Democrats take back the House, they need to investigate this)
Civility Is Overrated
Illegal immigrant children deserve to be torn from parents, ‘zero tolerance’ backers say
All This … Or The Guns
Democrats cannot win the fight to replace Justice Kennedy. They can only prepare for the next battle.
On Hypocrisy and Where You Are
Broken

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