Links 12/10/18

Links for you. Science:

Insect Populations Are Declining Around the World. How Worried Should We Be?
Ants in Florida Collect the Skulls of Other Ants to Decorate Their Nests (of course they’re from Florida…)
China halts genome editing research that led to claimed birth of CRISPR babies
Countries vowed to cut carbon emissions. They aren’t even close to their goals, U.N. report finds
How to Land on Mars


Democrats Have Their Package Of Reform Bills In Hand. Here’s How It All Came Together. (more on the bill here)
“From the River to the Sea”: A Guide to the Perplexed
FDA promised a ‘lower-cost option’ to EpiPen, but the price isn’t any lower
The other housing crisis: Cities where home prices are low because people have left
America’s dark history of organized anti-Semitism re-emerges in today’s far-right groups
Important Not to Confuse Monopoly and Wealth Inequality
Amazon Wins!!!
The Life and Death of George Bush Sr: The Best of a Bad Bunch
Party Monsters: Punch-drunk critics in the era of Peak TV
CHP: Drunk driver slept while Tesla appeared to drive Hwy 101 on autopilot
Google Shut Out Privacy and Security Teams From Secret China Project (if the leadership really didn’t know what was going on, then this is an excellent argument for breaking up the company)
It’s downhill for Mayor Walsh
Les cavaliers de l’apocalypse
Blame The Right People for Media Failures
Gen X bought the most homes, but debt killed their American Dream
The Violence Against Women Act is set to expire. Not a single Republican co-sponsored it.
George H.W. Bush’s “Willie Horton” ad will always be the reference point for dog whistle racism

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