Links 6/30/19

Links for you. Science:

When a New Study Debunks Science, Don’t Ignore It: The world should know that there’s no biological difference between liberals and conservatives (excellent; must-read)
This Local Mosquito Researcher Is Trying To Build A Bug That Doesn’t Bite
Biodiversity helps coral reefs thrive – and could be part of strategies to save them
We Can Predict Where Measles Will Happen. Why Don’t We?
Goodhart’s Law: Are Academic Metrics Being Gamed?


The gerrymandering ruling proves it: Democrats must pack the Supreme Court (excellent; must-read)
I’m a Journalist but I Didn’t Fully Realize the Terrible Power of U.S. Border Officials Until They Violated My Rights and Privacy (fire all of CBP, and start over)
DC Council member Jack Evans and that slippery slope
How to fight the spies in your Chrome browser
For decades, Williamson said that medicines don’t cure disease but positive thinking does. Now she’s taking her quackery to a new and dangerous level: the anti-vaxxer conspiracy.
D.C. Attorney General Goes After Another Landlord For Discriminating Against Voucher Holders
U.S. Border Patrol Finds 4 Bodies, Including 3 Children, Near Rio Grande In Texas
Goodbye, Chrome: Google’s web browser has become spy software
Elizabeth Warren: Repeal The Law That Criminalizes Migrants: The Democratic presidential candidate wants to repeal a decades-old law put forth by a famed segregationist.
The Gerrymandering Decision Drags the Supreme Court Further Into the Mud
Supreme Court blows it on gerrymandering. What an incumbent racket.
The S Word, the F Word and the Election
John Roberts Just Finished the Job of Turning American Democracy Into a Charade of Self-Government
Here’s Where Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris, and Joe Biden Stand on Healthcare
America’s last hideous man
Yes, AOC, D.C. Does Have A ‘Bodega Culture.’ It’s Just Different From NYC’s.
Spectacular night photo of an office building in Japan
How You Move Politics to the Left, Part Two
Are Sanders supporters actually equating Elizabeth Warren with Hillary Clinton?

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