Links 7/5/18

Links for you. Science:

Orangutans have been adapting to humans for 70,000 years
Flu lasts for more than an hour in air and on surfaces – why cleaning can really help
Synthesizing mothers’ milk
This invasive tick can clone itself and suck livestock dry
A Leading Climate Agency May Lose Its Climate Focus


‘A way of monetizing poor people’: How private equity firms make money offering loans to cash-strapped Americans
On Smarm
“Are you alone now?”
American History for Truthdiggers: The Forgotten and Peculiar War of 1812
The budget reform America needs most? Government rate-setting for health care
Why do the bigwigs in the charter school sector get to select the new DCPS chancellor, who has no authority over the charters?
Minimum wage? It’s time to talk about a maximum wage
Women (and Men) of the World, Unite! How to Stand Up to Extremist Orthodox Jews Who Demand You Give Up Your Airline Seat
After Initiative 77 Passes, Workers Say Customers Are Confused About Tipping (this is just shitty people finding an excuse to be shitty. California has an equal minimum wage for tipped employees, and people still tip)
Traditional Family Values
These Washingtonians Spend Their Lunch Hours Delivering Letters To Other People’s Senators
Keep the focus on Trump’s cruelty and incompetence
This Israeli airline says it will no longer accommodate Orthodox Jewish men who refuse to sit next to women
Gabby Giffords again stabs Pennsylvania Democrats in the back!!!
Selene San Felice: This is America. Do something about it.
Two cities share a name, water and a library. But one is in big trouble.
Civil Rights Protesters Recount The Little-Told Story Of The Fight To Desegregate Glen Echo
A Cultural Vacuum in Trump’s White House

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