Links for you. Science:
The Last Wild Apple Forests
Something is rapidly killing young apples trees in North American orchards. Scientists are stumped
A mouse has been captured tidying up bits and bobs in a pensioner’s shed.
From Russia, With Thrusters
Jailed researchers trying to protect threatened cheetahs in Iran await verdict
Have the UBI People Turned to the Dark Side?
Getting Rid of the Electoral College Isn’t Just About Trump
Bernie Sanders says it’s better to give birth in Finland than the U.S. He’s right.
Skeptical Democratic donors tell Joe Biden they will not raise funds for him at the start of the 2020 campaign
The Democrats’ Complexity Problem
Is there a better model to explain economics in the Trump era?
How the Bauhaus Kept the Nazis at Bay, Until It Couldn’t
The College Admissions Ring Tells Us How Much Schoolwork Is Worth
Mainstream Medicare-for-All Proposals Just Got a Lot More Inclusive
To build the cities of the future, we must get out of our cars
7 U.S. Military Members Identified As Part Of White Nationalist Group
Georgia Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Voted With GOP to Make it Harder to Hold Bank Executives Accountable (old story, but maybe she could get along with Biden after all…)
How Two Teenagers At The Turkish Embassy Helped Desegregate The D.C. Jazz Scene
All Families Should Be Able to Afford Childcare, and Here’s How
The unlikely tech giant empowering citizens through data
2020 Dems warm to expanding Supreme Court
The Time Has Come for Democrats to Impeach Brett Kavanaugh (or at least a Democratic-led investigation into his finances)
Cars are the perfect late capitalist consumer product: an expensive, often de facto mandatory, solution to a problem that the product itself has largely caused.
Mike Trout’s Mega Deal and Baseball’s Economic Rot