Links 11/3/18

Links for you. Science:

Where does your recycled plastic go? Perhaps into future highways.
The National Zoo’s Naked Mole-Rats Still Have Not Chosen Their Queen
With Bugs, You’re Never Home Alone
Origin of chocolate shifts 1,400 miles and 1,500 years
Many Analysts, One Data Set: Making Transparent How Variations in Analytic Choices Affect Results


A Country Awash in Fox’s Dark Toxins
Trump’s Caravan Hysteria Led to This (last two paragraphs are key)
The powerful weapon House Republicans handed Democrats
Israel’s Chief Rabbi Refuses to Call Pittsburgh Massacre Site a Synagogue Because It’s non-Orthodox
How social media took us from Tahrir Square to Donald Trump
Here Comes A Plan To Repeal The Repeal Of Initiative 77
Cut Your Mic
This Is How We Radicalized The World
Larry Krasner’s Campaign to End Mass Incarceration
Michael Olenick: The Real Story of “MAGA Bomber” Cesar Sayoc’s Foreclosure (it’s partially about the banks)
Synagogue president: A straight line from our Charlottesville ordeal to Pittsburgh shooting (here is what happened in Charlottesville)
America’s Other Family-‍Separation Crisis
Younger generations are actually better at telling news from opinion than those over age 50 (I took the test; what terrifies me are the number of people who did really poorly…)
Why Trump cannot tone it down
Economists reverse claims that $15 Seattle minimum wage hurt workers, admit it was largely beneficial
Enough platitudes: Let’s name names
The High Church of Both Sides. This is how I was trained @NPR and is common at @nytimes and many other media outlets.

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