Links 11/12/18

Links for you. Science:

My Grandfather Thought He Solved a Cosmic Mystery
Scientists may have found the key ingredient for a universal flu vaccine, and it comes from llamas
In America’s Science Classrooms, the Creep of Climate Skepticism
The Spanish flu killed quickly, and it killed in huge numbers. Other flu pandemics in modern times have been far less deadly. Why?
The EPA’s Climate Change Page Is Just Gone Now


The caravan “invasion” and America’s epistemic crisis (must-read)
U.S. Law Enforcement Failed to See the Threat of White Nationalism. Now They Don’t Know How to Stop It. (‘Thanks for that stuff on Al Qaeda, but what I really need to know is how to handle the Hammerskin population in my jurisdiction.’)
This group of lawmakers has a new plan to bring down insulin prices, and it takes clear aim at drug makers
Current And Former Chicago Police Officers Are Spewing Racist Hate On A Facebook Page
How Sears Was Gutted By Its Own CEO
Do We Really Need a Second Earned Income Tax Credit?
“Tech People Are the Last People I Would Trust to Regulate Speech”
Trump floats a new absurdity to support his latest hate narrative
Research on gun suicides shows: The enemy is inside the house
The CIA’s communications suffered a catastrophic compromise. It started in Iran.
Will The Republican Wing Of The Democratic Party Pick The Next Speaker?
My Jewish wedding was the day of the Pittsburgh shooting. Anti-Semites threatened it.
A Time To Compromise
Washington state lawmaker Matt Shea defends advocacy for ‘Holy Army’ as Spokane sheriff refers his writings to FBI
How many of Trump’s Redhats are law enforcement?
Bolsonaro’s election is catastrophic news for Brazil’s indigenous tribes
The old folks at home in the party of Trump

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