Links 6/18/19

Links for you. Science:

You’re not imagining it: The pollen increase is real, and it’s linked to climate change
Top UCLA Doctor Denounces HBO’s “Chernobyl” As Wrong And “Dangerous”
Planet is entering ‘new climate regime’ with ‘extraordinary’ heat waves intensified by global warming, study says
Wine has barely changed since Roman times, and that’s a problem
Why Trump’s clampdown on academia is forcing many Chinese researchers into a difficult corner


Banks gets scolding on voucher plan in DC
The Labor Movement’s Newest Warriors: Grad Students
This Deepfake of Mark Zuckerberg Tests Facebook’s Fake Video Policies
A Historic Breakthrough for Sex Workers’ Rights
I said goodbye to my car a year ago. I don’t miss it.
Hollywood and hyper-surveillance: the incredible story of Gorgon Stare
He asked the FBI to analyze ‘Bigfoot’ hair 40 years ago and never heard back. Until now.
Protesters want to fly ‘Baby Trump’ balloon during the president’s Fourth of July address in Washington
Judge releases man who triggered panic at D.C. Pride parade
Maryland Town’s First Black Mayor Says She’s Target of Racist Attacks, Bullying
The ‘Platform’ Excuse Is Dying
I Wrote This on a 30-Year-Old Computer
Maine Exhales
Road trip! DC Councilmembers try out the H & I pilot bus lanes (Cool. Now use mass transit for six months)
The Day the Music Burned
No charges for personal drug possession: Seattle’s bold gamble to bring ‘peace’ after the war on drugs
Leading voting-machine vendor vows to ditch paperless voting
Congressional Republicans target efforts to decriminalize sex work in the District
Punishing Kids With Years of Debt
Federal watchdog agency recommends removal of Kellyanne Conway from federal office for violating the Hatch Act (someone should ask Orrin Hatch what he thinks about this…)

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1 Response to Links 6/18/19

  1. Bern says:

    Re: “Protesters want to fly ‘Baby Trump’ balloon during the president’s Fourth of July address in Washington”
    I know someone who was involved in the permitting decision (spoiler alert: YES!). This person is angling for a chance to hold the tether…

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