Links 3/13/19

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


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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