Links 2/16/19

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Links for you. Science:

No Local Woe, India’s Poor Public Health Feeds Antibiotic Resistance Worldwide
The Senate just passed the decade’s biggest public lands package. Here’s what’s in it.
Bad math on the measles vaccine from Sharyl Attkisson – anti-vaxxers get it wrong again
This neuroscientist is fighting sexual harassment in science—but her own job is in peril
‘Wiped out before our eyes’: Hawaii offers bold plan to stop shark killings

Other:

Democrats, Debt and Double Standards
THIS IS WHY IT WAS POINTLESS FOR DEMOCRATS TO CONSIDER DUMPING PELOSI
Suburb Socialism. Chapter I: Mass Transit
The controversy over Ilhan Omar and AIPAC money, explained
I asked Wall Street insiders whether they’d prefer Elizabeth Warren or Donald Trump. It turned out to be a hard question.
Trump’s failed shutdown strategy produced an even worse deal than he started with
‘We Fight This Kind Of Thing All The Time’: Homophobic Pamphlet Found In The Washington Blade
More Americans Are at Least Three Months Behind on Their Car Payment Than Ever Before
lhan Omar’s tweet revealed core truths about anti-Semitism in America: Omar’s tweet was bad. But the Republican reaction was profoundly hypocritical
Rep. Ilhan Omar Deserves Dialogue, Not Just Denunciation
Bernie Sanders would like to talk about Social Security
I Wish I’d Had A ‘Late-Term Abortion’ Instead Of Having My Daughter
The Choice We Face
The case for hiring more police officers
Bad News for the NFL: John Riggins’ Wife Is a Lawyer
The Maddening, Baffling, Exhausting Endurance of Anti-Semitism
Bowser’s Inaugural Committee Took in Nearly $1 Million in Seven Weeks

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1 Response to Links 2/16/19

  1. Adam Eran says:

    Sorry, prejudice is part of human perception. It’s not baffling, and only maddens when one takes it seriously. We *must* pre-judge or what we perceive is meaningless. That’s why the arguments over trivia are so fierce. It’s not that just particular issue that irritates, it’s that disagreement shakes the foundations of an entire view of the world.

    Recommended reading: Shankar Vedantam’s The Hidden Brain

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