Links 11/19/18

Links for you. Science:

How an Unlikely Family History Website Transformed Cold Case Investigations
Democrats Plan to Revive House Climate Committee
Osamu Shimomura, 90, Dies; Won Nobel for Finding a Glowing Protein
Yes, eating meat affects the environment, but cows are not killing the climate (first part is good, second a little strained)
A 22 step guide to how to write a story to stir up germophobia.


The Japanese Man Who Saved 6,000 Jews With His Handwriting
They were a gay, interracial couple in an age of relentless bigotry. The two Harolds didn’t flinch.
The District May Get An Agency To Make Student Loans Less Expensive
How Manhattan Became a Rich Ghost Town (made a similar point here)
Saudi Arabia is putting money in Trump’s pocket. Is that shaping U.S. policy?
The American civil war didn’t end. And Trump is a Confederate president
Dark Money Paid New Trump Attorney General Matthew Whitaker’s Salary for 3 Years
The Verdict Is In: The Youth Vote Shaped The Midterm Results
Vigo Shrugged: In Indiana, a “split-the-difference” Democrat fails to inspire voters
The 2018 Map Looked A Lot Like 2012 … And That Got Me Thinking About 2020
Real America Versus Senate America
Canceling Student Debt Would Stimulate the Economy—and Voter Turnout (give people nice things and some of them will reward you)
Democrats need to get serious on statehood for DC and Puerto Rico
Sanders to launch new plan to break up Wall Street giants, including Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan
How much every DC lawmaker was paid by the restaurant industry before voting to repeal Initiative 77
The government isn’t a business or household. Democrats should reject ‘pay-go’
Don’t thank Bezos for giving Amazon workers a much-needed raise
Jeff Bezos Is So Powerful He Basically Dictates the Minimum Wage Now

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