Links 7/19/19

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Links for you. Science:

D.C. Averages A Week Of 100-Degree Days. Climate Change Could Make That Two Months.
D.C. Urges Parents To Get Their Kids Vaccinated Against Measles
Cats are like tiny, judgmental camels
An extraordinary Twitter Exchange with Richard Tol
Off the hook: Manta ray asks divers for helping hand

Other:

Dear America: Stop dissing D.C. We deserve the same rights as you.
Taxes for Revenue Are Obsolete (this is by a conservative Fed chair. In 1946. Long, but worth the read)
Plans for Georgetown’s C&O Canal meet misanthropic planning attitudes
The Ex Men
‘People Over Profit:’ Kamala Harris’ Plan to Set Fair Prescription Drug Prices and Act if Congress Won’t (Sanders has a similar proposal too)
Bus lanes and free transfers are Washington area residents’ top bus priorities
When Does America Reckon with the Gravity of Donald Trump’s Alleged Rapes?
Racism Comes Out of the Closet: The dog whistle days are apparently over.
Please, Pelosi, Fight Trump, Not the Squad. The House speaker is demoralizing people the Democratic Party needs. (NYT op-ed writers aren’t supposed to write things like “But it is simply a fact that leftists, as well as the generally disaffected, need to be courted just as moderates do.”)
They’re Not Just Mad at AOC — They’re Scared of Her
All The Problems With This Anonymous Poll About Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
“This Country Is Worse Than Cuba”: The Trump Era’s Cruel Reality for Cuban Asylum Seekers
A SIMPLE POLITICAL CLICHÉ THAT DEMOCRATS SHOULD BE USING NOW
Most Veterans Say America’s Wars Are a Waste. No One’s Listening to Them.
Trump and His Deplorables
Nancy Pelosi Has Power—She Just Doesn’t Want to Use It
Road-tripping with the Amazon nomads
One Fifth Of Ward 7 And 8 Residents Believe Housing Costs Will Force Them To Move In The Next Three Years
Why Republicans can’t break free from white nationalism
Trump’s America Is a ‘White Man’s Country’

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