Links 6/23/19

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Links for you. Science:

Act now on CRISPR babies
Superbug gene that resists “last resort” antibiotics detected in US for the first time
Will climate change kill everyone — or just lots and lots of people?
When English is not your mother tongue
Blood Feasts and Roach Vacuums: The Life of an Urban Pest Scientist

Other:

A Terribly Durable Myth
Seeing as how CNN, Newsweek and the New York Times can’t do any decent reporting on the Trumps, here’s my puff piece on Donnie.
Prohibition worked better than you think
Rashida Tlaib wants to give low-income adults $3,000 a year each, no questions asked
It’s not just one gaffe: Joe Biden can’t be counted on to fight for reproductive rights
Some people are trying to defend Jackson’s treatment of Native Americans. Hard to do if you look seriously at the policy of Indian Removal.
“Electability” Is Astrology for Pundits
Trump Views the World Through the Eyes of a Mafia Boss (Package Boy Donnie!)
Joe Biden and the ‘electability’ delusion — and why the media keep making the same mistake
New York City Allocates $250,000 for Abortions, Challenging Conservative States
Democrats Have Bold Ideas For New Social Programs. What About The Old Ones?
GOP in disarray as budget impasse threatens shutdown, deep cuts — and default
U.S. Escalates Online Attacks on Russia’s Power Grid
This Is The Longest The Federal Minimum Wage Has Ever Gone Without Being Raised
Nancy Pelosi’s Argument Against Impeachment Doesn’t Make Sense
Trump isn’t a president, he’s a gangster
Has “Homosexual” always been in the Bible?
‘At Least During the Internment …’ Are Words I Thought I’d Never Utter
The One Percent Have Gotten $21 Trillion Richer Since 1989. The Bottom 50% Have Gotten Poorer.

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