Links 3/29/19

Links for you. Science:

The Anti-Vaxx Movement Is More Organized and Powerful Than Ever
Interior Nominee Intervened to Block Report on Endangered Species
New York Suburb Declares Measles Emergency, Barring Unvaccinated Children From Public
The hygiene hypothesis is out of date and is undermining public health
Sen. Mike Lee says we can solve climate change with more babies. Science says otherwise.


The Homeless 8-Year-Old Chess Champion and Other Horrific ‘Uplifting’ Stories
Barack Obama’s Just Asking Some Questions That We Already Have the Answers For
These five graphs illustrate how Metro’s ridership has declined
Mueller’s Investigation Erases a Line Drawn After Watergate
5 Women on What It’s Actually Like to Have Universal Health Care
Succeeding While Black: Michelle Obama’s new book reduces racial inequality to a matter of psychological impairment that can be overcome through grit and grin. This is a dangerous proposition.
The Southern Poverty Law Center Is Everything That’s Wrong With Liberalism
How the Church Left Depoliticizes DSA Branches
What we can learn from the history of DC’s circles and squares
D.C.’s Constituent Service Funds: Misused, Inequitable and Ethically Fraught
The plot against America
Elizabeth Warren Calls for a National Right-to-Repair Law for Tractors
There’s a #MeToo Scandal Brewing in the Reproductive Rights World
During the 90s, the influencers said millions of lost jobs for the sake of free trade and globalization were worth it. Now, they tell us the loss of several hundred thousand jobs in the insurance industry for the sake of Medicare For All is intolerable. (apparently, the one industrial policy we’re allowed to have is protecting middle managers in an unnecessary industry)
The Implicit Punishment of Daring to Go to College When Poor
A Brief Interview with Anita Bonds
Three couples marry in Washington. In Israel, it would be illegal. (the Israeli Orthodox rabbinate is awful)

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