Links 3/11/19

Links for you. Science:

Medieval Diseases Are Infecting California’s Homeless
Solving the Mystery of an Ancient Roman Plague
Of Course Scott Pruitt’s EPA Stopped NASA From Studying Cancer Risk After Hurricane Harvey
Vaccines For Kids? New D.C. Bill Would Allow Minors To Get Shots Without Parental Consent
WWF’s Secret War: One Of The World’s Biggest Charities Funds Guards Who Have Tortured And Killed People


Trump cheered Patriots to Super Bowl victory with founder of spa where Kraft was busted (related: China provisionally grants Trump 38 trademarks – including for escort service)
Americans have every right to be furious over Manafort’s sentence
Students at elite Sidwell Friends projected swastikas during assembly
House Democrats are afraid to investigate Trump’s family. They are mistaken.
More Subpoenas in the Jack Evans Probe
Elizabeth Warren: Here’s how we can break up Big Tech
Keep It Up, Ilhan Omar: Neither Hamas nor a black day, but a glimmer of hope on Capitol Hill
History’s Lesson for Democrats: Don’t Be Afraid of Economic Experiments
Democrats Are Afraid of Investigating Don Jr. Because He’s So Relatable and Well-Liked
The Stark Traffic Safety Divide
Paul Manafort’s Sentencing Isn’t a Moment of Closure
Can the US Treasury Run Out of Money When the US Government Can’t?
Mark Zuckerberg’s vision for Facebook sounds a lot like China, where I couldn’t buy a cup of coffee without the app that dominates people’s lives there
David Brooks’ Support of Reparations Gets One Thing Incredibly Wrong
Elections have consequences—House just passed an ‘Ivanka amendment’ to close an ethics loophole
Democrats Refusing to Give Fox News a Debate Is Not a First Amendment Issue. This is a First Amendment Issue.
Charter schools exploit lucrative loophole that would be easy to close
The People Who Eat the Same Meal Every Day
Combat mercenaries for Trump
Zuckerberg’s So-Called Shift Toward Privacy

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