Links 5/21/19

Links for you. Science:

A mystery illness killed a boy in 1969. Years later, doctors learned what it was: AIDS.
Neanderthals and modern humans diverged at least 800,000 years ago
The moon is shrinking, and a new study shows it’s racked by moonquakes
The Rise of the First Animals
African swine fever keeps spreading in Asia, threatening food security


The Emoluments Clause Could Be a Tipping Point in Trump’s Downfall
Who’s Afraid of China’s Internet Vigilantes? It isn’t just government censorship that is restricting free expression in China. It’s also the “human flesh searches.”
A Friend to Israel, and to Bigots: Viktor Orban’s ‘Double Game’ on Anti-Semitism
Why Politics Should Be Kept Out of Miscarriages
I No Longer Believe House Democrats Will Uphold Their Constitutional Duty: And, as a result, the president*’s chances of reelection are better than anyone thinks.
Sara Nelson’s Art of War
How Silicon Valley’s successes are fueled by an underclass of ‘ghost workers’
How Deep Is Boeing’s Hole?
Trump Administration to LGBT Couples: Your ‘Out of Wedlock’ Kids Aren’t Citizens
Ocasio-Cortez Decries Biden ‘Middle-Of-The-Road Approach’ On Climate Change
The Forward’s “Both Sides” Approach Has Failed
Managed Obsolescence: Homelessness in America’s Gilded Cities
The vast majority of Republicans support Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Bernie Sanders’ plan to cap credit-card interest rates at 15%
This tail has too many dogs
A Rival to Botox Invites Doctors to Party in Cancun, With Fireworks, Confetti and Social Media Posts
Group Of Ward 4 Elected Officials Calls On Brandon Todd To Run His ‘First’ Clean Campaign
The 5 Percent New Grocery Store Rent Premium
How Gerrymandering Leads to Radical Abortion Laws
Elizabeth Warren Has a Plan to Fight the Opioid Crisis. Why Don’t Other Democrats?
Mayor Muriel Bowser Wants Big Changes for the City’s Arts Commission (these seem to be really awful)

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