Links 10/5/18

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Links for you. Science:

Republicans and Democrats both like this conservation fund. But they just let it just expire.
Rapid Increase in Carriage Rates of Enterobacteriaceae Producing Extended-Spectrum β-Lactamases in Healthy Preschool Children, Sweden
EPA says a little radiation may be healthy (creationism meets NUKULAR physics)
CDC: 80,000 people died of flu last winter in U.S., highest death toll in 40 years
Death by Fertilizer

Other:

US considered ban on student visas for Chinese nationals (as political retaliation against universities that oppose Il Trumpe. This is fine.)
Voters in DC gave restaurant workers a raise. City lawmakers just voted to block it.
data for politics #25: What the Hell is Happening in DC? (it’s amazing how many people who cover national politics while living in D.C. have no idea what is going on in their city…)
This author also works as a janitor. She just won a prestigious literary prize from the university she cleans.
A Trump protest, a fur coat, a viral photo: What did it all mean?
How ‘hostile sexism’ came to shape our politics (paper here)
E-Scooter Deaths Show Urgent Need for Safer Streets
Bezos Bows To Pressure On $15/hr. Keep Pressuring Him. Keep Pressuring Them All.
Car Ownership Continues To Rise Under Mayor de Blasio
Trump Delays More Federal Transit Funds
The Morality Wars: In 2018, culture is being evaluated for its moral correctness more than for its quality.
Canary Mission Blacklist Is Secretly Bankrolled By Major Jewish Federation (ugly, very ugly, and not a good way to convince younger Jews)
Betsy DeVos’s For-Profit Strategy Is Risky — for Betsy DeVos
Dear Christine Blasey Ford: I, too, was sexually assaulted — and it’s seared into my memory forever
Tax Dodger Donald Trump Is Looking Out for His Own Kind
If ‘Times’ is right, Trumps could face $400M state tax bill

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One Response to Links 10/5/18

  1. rich lawler says:

    Regarding the Trump’s EPA policy change in radiation and the charlatan behind this change, this is worth checking out:

    https://www3.nd.edu/~kshrader/pubs/ksf-2010-calabrese-synthese.pdf

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