Links for you. Science:
Novel Insights into Selection for Antibiotic Resistance in Complex Microbial Communities
Pizza Physics: Why Brick Ovens Bake The Perfect Italian-Style Pie
Genome Study Upends Understanding of How Language Evolved
Politics Moves Fast. Peer Review Moves Slow. What’s A Political Scientist To Do?
Decades-long investigation into Bermuda Triangle finally explains mysterious disappearances
Russiagate and the Left, Round II
The Secret History of Leviticus
Bernie Sanders on Labor’s Future and Why Democratic Socialists Keep Winning
Under Facebook’s new algorithm, conservative meme pages are outperforming all political news pages (working the refs)
Parks Give Cambridge a Rural Vibe. ‘But Cows Do It Better.’
An explosive report on the Home-Based Assignment Plan
The “Home-Based” Assignment report: What should be done about it?
The mystery of Russia’s missing wealth shows how Putin retains his power
Americans Are Pro-Choice, and Democrats Should Act Like It
Preparing for an America where self-managed abortion is the (illegal) norm
Michael Anton and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Racist Argument on Birthright Citizenship
Top Trump-appointee at Veterans Affairs spread conspiracy theories, made anti-Muslim comments
New York City Has a Rare Chance to Kick Big Money Out of Politics
Evangelicals explain their support for Trump. It’s the racism that stands out.
What’s happening at the World Science Fiction convention is important, even if you don’t like sci-fi
How Israeli Tech Firms Act as Global Agents of Repression