Links 5/18/19

Links for you. Science:

Scientists Discover Nearly 200,000 Kinds of Ocean Viruses
The Gross Inequality of Death in America
On Puerto Rico’s ‘Forgotten Island,’ Tesla’s Busted Solar Panels Tell A Cautionary Tale
Joe Biden Looks to Revive Obama’s Climate Plan. Scientists Say That’s Not Good Enough
My #NewPI life summarized in pictures


Biden demonstrates how not to design a climate plan (“But can you at least pretend that you first decided what the best policy would be, and only afterward set about determining the most effective way to sell it to the electorate?” Classic New Dem…)
The Team That Scores The Most Points Wins, Even If The Scoring Rules Are Complicated
The Trump Organization’s problem with possible money laundering
Democrats are complicit if they don’t impeach Trump
Don’t Let People Enjoy Things
Elizabeth Warren: We Need To Invest In HBCUs — The Way We Should Have Been for Generations
Biden’s Climate Adviser Earned $1 Million From Natural Gas Company: Current 2020 frontrunner Joe Biden has a “middle-ground” climate approach that will promote natural gas, potentially enriching his adviser’s former employer.
They Were Promised Coding Jobs in Appalachia. Now They Say It Was a Fraud.
Donald Trump’s Business Failures Were Very Real
Republicans Delivered the Democratic Primary Election to Dan Lipinski
The Senate Is as Much of a Problem as Trump
Lobbyists Working to Undermine Medicare For All Host Congressional Staff at Luxury Resort
America’s Defense Budget Is Bigger Than You Think: Each year, Congress approves hundreds of billions of dollars for the US defense budget—but the real number exceeds $1 trillion
Interning for a Centrist Democrat Pushed Me to Democratic Socialism
We Could Have All This. We Really Could.
She Stopped to Help Migrants on a Texas Highway. Moments Later, She Was Arrested.
Warren Has Earned Her Wonk Reputation
If The Foolish Democratic Establishment Nominates Biden, A Dinosaur, They Will Be Handing Trump A Second Term
‘Executive privilege’ is a new concept built on a shaky legal foundation

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