Links 11/9/19

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Links for you. Science:

How Laos lost its tigers
How That DNA Test You Took for Fun Could Be Used by Law Enforcement
Global Warming Is Already Destroying New England’s Fisheries
First South American insect that emits blue light is discovered
Stanford professor who changed America with just one study was also a liar

Other:

The many benefits of a 4-day work week (full report here)
From Deadspin to picket lines at GM and in Chicago, a moral workplace is 2020’s stealth issue
These Hugely Popular Local News Sites In The US And Canada Are Fake
‘Who built this beautiful place?’ Despite Trump’s visits to his properties, some of his businesses show new signs of financial decline.
At-Large Councilmember David Grosso Isn’t Running For Reelection
Racist trolls targeted a Somali refugee’s campaign. She still managed to pull off a historic victory.
Democrats win full control of Virginia’s government, paving the way for a voting rights expansion (could pass the ERA too)
Carbon Taxes and Carbon Pricing Are Not Solutions to the Climate Crisis
I Got Access to My Secret Consumer Score. Now You Can Get Yours, Too.
This foreign meat company got U.S. tax money. Now it wants to conquer America. (make Brazil great again!)
A Majority Of The D.C. Council Is Calling On Jack Evans To Resign
NBC needs a transparent, external investigation of its failure to air Ronan Farrow’s #MeToo reporting
Warehouses Are Tracking Workers’ Every Muscle Movement
Ady Barkan Is Running Out of Time to Speak
Slip Lanes Would Never Exist if We Prioritized Safety Over Speed (keep in mind, most D.C. traffic circles are nothing more than slip lanes)
Conquistadors tumble as indigenous Chileans tear down statues
Turns Out Blogging Is Hard
Why America isn’t equipped for the new rules of war
The Vigilante President
Democratic presidential hopefuls take aim at housing reform. What does that mean for our region?
How Mike Pence’s Office Meddled in Foreign Aid to Reroute Money to Favored Christian Groups (this has been going on since the early 2000s with the faith-based initiatives)
Warren’s Medicare for All Plan Jumpstarts a Stalled Debated, Finds a Way to Circumvent the Power of Employers

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