Links 6/19/19

Links for you. Science:

Scientists Find Evidence of Dank Weed at 2,500-Year-Old Funeral Site
Language, numeracy and logic in microbiome science
The Anacostia River Is Full Of Tiny Shards Of Plastic
uBiome convinced Silicon Valley that testing poop was worth $600 million. Then the FBI came knocking. Here’s the inside story.
Rapid experimental evolution of reproductive isolation from a single natural population


An Expert on Concentration Camps Says That’s Exactly What the U.S. Is Running at the Border (must-read)
Every NIMBY’s Speech At a Public Hearing (another must-read; funny)
Bribery scandal points to the athletic factor: A major force in college admissions (Harvard has more varsity athletes than Ohio State does)
How the Democratic Party Is Sidelining Women Like Me
Journalist Says Twitter Suspended Him for Displaying Book About Far Right
Trump Reportedly Wants To Double The Fireworks On The Mall This July 4
We need to prepare for a complete reversal of the role the Supreme Court plays in our lives
Normalcy Is Dead
Rep. Pramila Jayapal: The Story of My Abortion
Trump Feels Empowered by Democratic Fear
One Way To Fix Soaring Rent Prices
Didn’t pay your fine for fare evasion in D.C.? Don’t worry, no one’s checking.
How a D.C. Lawmaker is Challenging the Racist Roots of Prison Voting Restrictions
Why Housing Policy Feels Like Generational Warfare
Ways and Means Committee Chair Doesn’t Want Medicare for All Hearing to Mention “Medicare for All” (Richard Neal is horrible)
House Dems Do What They Do Best After Trump Invites Foreign Election Interference: Shrug
Inaction Is No Longer an Option
‘Let me make something 100% clear’: FEC chair lays down the law on foreign help
The President Just Outlined the Most Damning Article of Impeachment
Bernie Sanders: ‘We Have to Talk About Democratic Socialism as an Alternative to Unfettered Capitalism’ (which is to say, liberal Democratic ideology circa 1990)

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2 Responses to Links 6/19/19

  1. Bayesian Bouffant, FCD says:

    (Harvard has more varsity athletes than Ohio State does)

    Ivy League schools do not provide athletic scholarships. But you might be surprised how many Harvard athletes are on academic or need-based scholarships (wink wink)

  2. John Zaragoza says:

    Never realized how “right oriented” Mike is…for a scientist???…gotta keep that in mind…when I read his articles and posts. John Zaragoza

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