Links 1/6/19

Links for you. Science:

Indian technology talent is flocking to Canada
Disruptive, disappointing, chaotic: Shutdown upends scientific research
The case for “conditional optimism” on climate change
Nancy Grace Roman, astronomer celebrated as ‘mother’ of Hubble, dies at 93
The Trump Administration’s War on Wildlife Should Be a Scandal


No Democrat Deserves a Free Pass Just Because They’re Not Trump
A Maryland teenager was robbed and did the ‘right thing.’ Then his family had to move.
House Democrats should move quickly to protect abortion rights in 2019
Treacherous memory: Brett Kavanaugh and the summer of 1982
The Economic Effects of Facebook (pdf)
Russian Ex-Spy Pressured Manafort Over Debts to an Oligarch
Trump’s Latino Base
The ‘Adults’ in the Room Are the Problem
As a grocery chain is dismantled, investors recover their money. Worker pensions are short millions.
’Tis the Season to Renew and Expand the US Postal Service
Trump orders pay freeze for federal workers
How to Respond to LeBron James (I’m posting this for the information content, as I really don’t agree with Zirin at all.)
Slandering the Unborn (the olds will remember that it wasn’t just Republicans who went with this)
What Democratic control of the House means for D.C. statehood
There Are Reasons Elite Media Journalists Attack Bernie– Starting With Who They Are (while I’m leaning Warren, this is a good reminder of the Post’s radical centrism)
The comical incompetence of President Trump

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