Links 2/9/19

Links for you. Science:

Supposedly ‘Fair’ Algorithms Can Perpetuate Discrimination
New EPA Advisory Board Member Believes Burning Fossil Fuels Is Good For Earth
US academics feel the invisible hand of politicians and big agriculture
Medical exemptions from vaccines endanger us all
You Flushed the Toilet. They Made Some Bricks.


Top Nancy Pelosi Aide Privately Tells Insurance Executives Not to Worry About Democrats Pushing “Medicare for All”
Why are Democratic party thinktanks still not backing universal healthcare?
The Decline of Historical Thinking
More Deceptive Reporting on Medicare for All
Should D.C. charter schools follow the same rules as traditional campuses?
A School Board Says No to Big Oil, and Alarms Sound in Business-Friendly Louisiana
Socially Liberal, Fiscally Conservative Voters Preferred Trump In 2016
African-Americans’ Economic Setbacks from the Great Recession Are Ongoing – and Could Be Repeated
You Can Throw Breadcrumbs At This Ersatz Ivanka Trump And She’ll Vacuum Them Up
Democrats would be foolish to let Fox News host any candidate debates
DuckDuckGo Warns that Google Does Not Respect ‘Do Not Track’ Browser Setting
D.C. bid $2.1 million for a plot of dirt used as a dog park. It might not be enough. (turn it into housing)
Obstacles to full employment
Virginia is the birthplace of American slavery and segregation — and it still can’t escape that legacy
Why You’re Not Hearing That Ralph Northam Was Smeared by His Enemies and Destroyed by Social Media Polarization
Trump’s Record-Breaking Shutdown Was Possible Only Because America Doesn’t Protect Working People
St. Cory Booker: An Interview with Glen Ford
Beware Arrogant Candidates Who Can’t Win But Will Split the Vote (the left-ish voters do need to coalesce around someone; don’t know if that’s Sanders)
Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s Mistreatment Of Staff Scared Off Candidates To Manage Her Presidential Bid (and see this)
The fundamental problem with Silicon Valley’s favorite growth strategy
Charter Schools Are Pushing Public Education to the Breaking Point
Boston’s economy is booming, but schools seem cash poor. Why?

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