Links 10/1/18

Links for you. Science:

One of the world’s oldest—and deadliest—diseases has undeniably racist roots
Puppies are making people sick — and it’s people’s fault
NIH director expresses concern but offers no new policy on sexual harassment for grantees
558m-year-old fossils identified as oldest known animal
Wealthy L.A. Schools’ Vaccination Rates Are as Low as South Sudan’s


How We Know Kavanaugh Is Lying (excellent)
The Brett Kavanaugh confirmation fight is also about the future of the economy
What the Worst of Sports Taught Brett Kavanaugh—and What It Still Teaches Today
Bethesda resident describes “Culture of Privilege” leading to exploitation and abuse
Women Are Just Slaves
Going Beyond #MeToo: Brett Kavanaugh’s Affected Outrage, Explained
Why Won’t Democrats Move Left in the Suburbs? They could win with more progressive candidates, but the leadership insists on cautious moderation
In Sherman Oaks, NIMBYs Loudly Draw A Line Against Homeless Housing — And Threaten Recall
How Russia Helped Swing the Election for Trump
The Unbearable Dishonesty of Brett Kavanaugh
The Temptation of Apple News
Brett Kavanaugh and the Cruelty of Male Bonding
Holton Arms Alumnae Describe the Boys They Knew and the Culture of Boozing
‘The Tail of the Anita Hill Fury Got Us to #MeToo’
Court rules that Kansas military family adopted daughter too late, so she can’t become a citizen
My rapist’s wife

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