Links 1/9/19

Trump_hopepunk
Links for you. Science:

The Real Jafar Was A Science Advocate, Not A Disney Villain
Wild monkeys with killer herpes are breeding like crazy in Florida
On Democrats’ wish list: Tech help for a clueless Congress
The $35 billion race to cure a silent killer that affects 30 million Americans
Bill Gates says the US has lost its global leadership in nuclear power, and needs to ‘get in the game’

Other:

Why Trump Reigns as King Cyrus (reported elsewhere previously, but worth reading if you missed it)
Who Wants Bernie to Run? (oddly enough, pseudowoke Twitter is not indicative of reality)
I am Jewish. I wear glasses. I am bisexual — and I’m the Rose Queen
What the Believers Are Denying
Gifting Daniel Snyder any money or land for a new R——s stadium would be absolute madness
Scott Van Pelt on the R——s: ‘Is anyone at R——s Park listening?’ (if Donald Trump owned a football team…)
2018 Was the Year of the Scooter
Hope for a Green New Year
Medicaid expansion continues to reap social benefits: Having health care helps prevent homelessness
Democrats Don’t Do This
Dan Snyder Doesn’t Get It (the Donald Trump of the NFL)
Suicide is up. Opioid deaths are up. Economic inequality is up. And it’s not a coincidence.
Elizabeth Warren says ‘government has been bought and paid for’ by big business. Political scientists say she’s got a point.
The National Gallery of Art Had a Great 2018. Its Future Is Looking Greater.
Trump-loving economist caught red-handed ‘making up numbers’ by CNN guest
The Making of a Trade Warrior: U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer wants to limit China’s influence, even if he has to break the American-made economic order to do it.
Democrats Winning Key Leadership Jobs Have Taken Millions From Pharma
Thirty years ago, Jacques-André Istel decided to move to the desert and think of something to do. Since then, he has constructed a museum intended to last until the year 6000.

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