Links 11/6/19

Links for you. Science:

Race, genetics and pseudoscience: an explainer
‘Toxic’ lab lasted for years. UW-Madison had little idea until a student died by suicide
New drug forces flu virus into ‘error catastrophe,’ overwhelming it with mutations
Acid Rain, That ’70s Scourge, Comes Back
Scientists With Links to China May Be Stealing Biomedical Research, U.S. Says
Unraveling an HIV cluster


Elizabeth Warren’s Healthcare Plan Has All the Ambition Democratic Voters Should Demand
White House cybersecurity chief quits, says leadership is inviting an attack
D.C. Public Schools Surpass 50,000 Students, While Charter School Enrollment Declines
The Long-Run Impacts of Special Education (pdf)
Meet the Democrat who may take the next Democratic president hostage (don’t forget Sinema either)
The US’s Booming Economy Is In a Recession
Wildfires are threatening the Reagan Library. Call in the government! (“…conservatives don’t actually object to government per se; they just want to make sure that government helps some people and not others.”)
After Deadspin
Will Anyone Remember 11 Dead Jews?
Bowser Aide Held Up Shaw Safety Project, Others In Limbo
Distracted by Data
The GOP goes gonzo
Finding the Future in Radical Rural America
The NCAA Announcement Isn’t Quite What It Seems
This Is Not How You Show Solidarity: Ilhan Omar’s commitment to principle is one of her great strengths, but declining to recognize the Armenian genocide is an unforced error.
Push to Raise Minimum Wage Goes Local, at Airports and Hotels
Minneapolis Saw That NIMBYism Has Victims
As Trump tackles vapes, African Americans feel stung by inaction on menthol cigarettes
Did Bowser kill the Shaw bikeway? She won’t say.
Last summer, for the first time ever, Uzbekistan began allowing photography in its opulent metro, which has been described as one of the most ornate in the world.
The D.C. Region Doesn’t Have Full-Time Food Critics of Color. Why That Matters.
Colorado man accused of plotting to blow up Pueblo synagogue
In overworked Japan, Microsoft tested a four-day workweek. Productivity soared 40 percent.

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