Links 5/23/19


Scheduled Flickr maintenance has taken far too long; after Yahoo bought Flickr (and then subsequently sold it), Flickr has really gone downhill. Anyway, links for you. Science:

Soviets Tried So, So Hard to Eliminate the Plague
A Waste of 1,000 Research Papers
The Generic Drugs You’re Taking May Not Be As Safe Or Effective As You Think
Jay Inslee promised serious climate policy and he is delivering
What we don’t know about how a uterus works is going to hurt us all (science education matters)

Other:

GOP Anti-Choice Zealots Threaten to Lurch America into a Cold Civil War (excellent; it took Prohibition to kill the temperance movement)
In all the discourse about the recent abortion bills, I’ve yet to hear anyone provide context about this from the perspective of someone who grew up inside the evangelical culture that’s driving this and how every step over the last 3 years has been building exactly here. (if you’re a weirdo who follows this like me, then not new, but excellent)
If You Enjoy Breathing Oxygen, Brazil’s President Might Not Be for You
Tom Cotton Is a Complete Product of the Wingnut Candidate Manufacturing Plant (if he becomes president, people will get murdered in basements)
People First Education (Castro’s education plan)
Trump’s Head Warmonger Is Saber-Rattling at Iran and Drawing Up Plans to Send 120,000 Troops to the Middle East
I own the Red Hen restaurant that asked Sarah Sanders to leave. Resistance isn’t futile.
The President* Should Not Be Empowered to Give Anyone a Test He Couldn’t Pass
Yes, Roe really is in trouble
Republican Elites Want Roe Overruled And They’re About To Get Their Wish
The Deal With the Devil That Got Us Here
Hands Off: Phil Mendelson runs interference for Jack Evans
I Broke Breakfast
What are the risks of not impeaching Trump?
“An Open Letter from District Bicycle Shops regarding Vision Zero”
Protect the Constitution, Democrats — and health care, while you’re at it
HOW OUR PERMANENT CAMPAIGN IS HELPING A LAWLESS PRESIDENT
Trump administration showers Brazilian crooks with $62M bailout money meant for struggling U.S. farmers
The Michael Flynn Tape May Have Just Changed the Landscape of the Investigation Into Trump
The Question Isn’t How the Republican Party Produced This Disastrous President*. It’s How It Took This Long.

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