Links 1/27/19

Links for you. Science:
‘We Didn’t Get Ph.D.s Just to Sit Around’: Civil Servants’ Good Will Erodes
No One Is Prepared for Hagfish Slime
‘We are going backward’: How the justice system ignores science in the pursuit of convictions
World’s Oldest Known Periodic Table Found During Cleanup of Scottish Lab
Extreme Lewontin’s Paradox in Ubiquitous Marine Phytoplankton Species


Biden and Beto Boosted GOP Candidates in 2018. That’s Disqualifying.
Shutdown Exposes How Many Americans Live Paycheck to Paycheck (yes, it does)
Ten Facts You May Not Know About Chinatown
I’m not a Kamala Harris fan but it rules that her dad wrote a Marxist takedown of Chris Hayes’s book like a decade before Hayes was born
So talking Jason Furman for a sec, because @AOC criticized a paper he wrote in 2005 titled “Wal-Mart: A Progressive Success Story” as sponsored by Walmart and she’s getting blowback for it. Let me just offer a couple of observations about what is and isn’t fair.
Democratic attacks on AOC expose the party’s fear of taking on moneyed interests
Here’s Why a Hip-Hop Pop-Up Museum Just Launched In DC
Is it unethical to build a dog park on prime real estate in housing-strapped DC?
Elizabeth Warren’s wealth tax idea couldn’t come at a better time
Region’s bus network is too slow, complex, and increasingly threatened by competition, analysis says
America’s biggest union shouldn’t be an ATM for the Democratic party
Valerie Huber’s New Role at HHS Could Bring Abstinence-Only Agenda to Global Policy
What the LA Teachers Won, and How They Won It
For those who aren’t quite sure why these media layoffs keep happening, or think “it’s the internet!” or “people don’t pay to subscribe,” there’s a lot more going on.
The Rich People at Davos Are Terrified of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and They Should Be
The silliest Republican scare tactic
Biden’s Paid Speech Buoyed the G.O.P. in Midwest Battleground
Shutdown Shame: “I do what I want!” comes knocking on my front door…
Wareham officials ask residents to stop trying to feed seals peanut butter and jelly sandwiches

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