Links 10/21/18

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Links for you. Science:

Warm Gulf waters spawned Hurricane Michael’s intensity
New Study Highlights Collapse of Insect Populations
Who Is the We in “We Are Causing Climate Change”?
UN Says Climate Genocide Is Coming. It’s Actually Worse Than That.
Carl Zimmer on the false assertion that Senator Warren’s Native American ancestry is no different than that of average European Americans.

Other:

Donald Trump Is a Criminal Tax Cheat
Obama’s Resistance to Investigating the Bush Administration Allowed Brett Kavanaugh to Skate Onto the Supreme Court
Why Donald Trump Will Likely Win A Second Term As President
Cops Usually Get Away With Murder. What Was Different in Chicago?
I Was Dumb
The idea that action against climate change will ‘destroy the economy’ couldn’t be more wrong
American Mercenaries Were Hired To Assassinate Politicians In The Middle East (if not stopped, this will eventually return to the ‘homeland’)
‘I leave the car at home’: how free buses are revolutionising one French city
Another week and someone else is dead
Myanmar’s Military Said to Be Behind Facebook Campaign That Fueled Genocide
Mayor Says She Didn’t Know About Events That Led To Her Chancellor’s Resignation. This Report Says Differently (rules are for the little people, right Queen Bowser?)
Donald Trump’s 60 Minutes interview was both terrifying and boring
Stormy Daniels Didn’t Want to Be Anybody’s Hero “It was funnier when he wasn’t the president.”
Maryland’s poor plan for public-prive partnership toll roads
Brooklyn Heights Is Fighting Robert Moses Again
Here’s what happened when I quit drinking a year ago
The Trump administration’s brinkmanship with *checks notes* the Universal Postal Union
Why Does ‘First Man’ Say Gemini as ‘Geminee’? NASA Explains. Sorta.

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