Links 4/4/19

Links for you. Science:

Chesapeake Bay Shows Signs Of Health, Despite Historic Rains And Climate Change
Killer fungus is wiping out world’s amphibians
Heaven or High Water
Probiotics are touted as good for the gut. They may be trouble for the immune system
NIH police yank Iranian graduate student from lab as agency clamps down on security


I finally got a credible explanation for why older Dems are so panicky and fear-driven all the time. It comes down to massive repeat trauma, 1972, 1980, 1984, living through decades of Republican domination. It’s always McGovern. (there’s an additional phenomenon causing this, temperamental conservatism, I might blog about at some point)
Outgoing National Gallery of Art Director Rusty Powell Looks Back on His Colorful 26-Year Tenure
Spared From the Shredder (for Now): ‘Priceless’ Bank Records of Old New York
Will DC’s Attorney General Finally Be the One Who Gets His Hands on Trump’s Tax Returns? (sure as shit won’t be Democratic Rep. Richard Neal…)
The Landlord Wants Facial Recognition in Its Rent-Stabilized Buildings. Why?
Stickering is an increasingly popular art form for D.C. artists, particularly women
WMATA passed a new budget. Here’s what’s in it for you.
Dems Continue Their Timid Ways on the Mueller Report
Facebook Says White Nationalist Video Doesn’t Break New Policy Against White Nationalism
Enough with the excuses. It’s time for Sanders to release his tax returns.
Red Hats in the Black Museum
House Democrat Demands Six Years of Trump Tax Returns From I.R.S. (finally)
For the fourth time, I’ve come across a Democrat involved in stimulus negotiations in 2008-2009 saying some version of “we could have done nothing and let things get worse, like FDR did.” FDR didn’t do that. You guys should own your own mistakes.
How “illegal” teacher strikes rescued the American labor movement
The ETF Tax Dodge Is Wall Street’s “Dirty Little Secret”
How Trump Could Lose the Election and Remain President
In Praise of Public Libraries

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