Links 3/13/19

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Links for you. Science:

Trump’s new science adviser says it’s not his job to correct the president on climate change
Multi-state study of Enterobacteriaceae harboring extended-spectrum beta-lactamase and carbapenemase genes in U.S. drinking water
Rand Paul is wrong: Vaccines are no threat to liberty
The Big Number: Just 20 seconds of hand washing can help you avoid the flu
How to make it through the rest of cold and flu season without getting sick

Other:

Democrats Push to Make Washington, D.C., the Fifty-first State
Bill Black Analyzes Brad DeLong’s Stunning Concession: Neoliberals Should Pass the Baton and Let the Left Lead
In a booming state, public schools grapple with asbestos, leaks and four-day weeks
Remember that paper we wrote, The mythical swing voter? About shifts in the polls being explainable by differential nonresponse? Mark Palko beat us to this idea, by 4 years.
Charter School Cap Efforts Gain Momentum
Amid the opioid crisis, a different drug comes roaring back
Got to Be Real
Elizabeth Warren pulled a ninja move to turn tech angst into a crackdown with real teeth, and tech is going to suffer even if she’s not president
Wealth Inequality Across Class and Race in 5 Graphs
The Democratic Party Needs Ilhan Omar
The ‘Self-Made Billionaire’ Is A Lie
Her ancestors were enslaved in the U.S. Now a Trump decision could lead to her deportation to Africa.
I want to talk about how the social media theatre around apologies and forgiveness is directly at odds with my ability to grow and thrive as a jew who takes ethical mitzvot DEEPLY seriously.
Bill de Blasio Try Riding the Subway EVERY Day You Tall Chauffeured Clown!
Tax collectors chase rich New Yorkers moving to low-tax states. Auditors inspect cell records, even your dog’s vet bills
Karen Bradley’s ‘mistake’ was more than ignorance – it reveals the political class’s disregard for Irish life
Sex trafficking is in plain sight in Massachusetts communities
The Mar-a-Lago Connection to the Cindy Yang Affair Raises Huge Security Risks
Think the Netanyahu corruption allegations will change Israel? Think again.

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