Links 11/16/19

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Links for you. Science:

The Secret Identity of a Coyote-Like Creature
Dogs’ Eyes Have Changed Since Humans Befriended Them
Great Barrier Reef: scientists find high levels of pesticides and blast chemical regulator
A new species of Coccoloba P. Browne (Polygonaceae) from the Brazilian Amazon with exceptionally large leaves (pdf)
Increasing gender diversity in the STEM research workforce (good suggestions, but nothing really changes until university administrations start losing grant overheads)

Other:

How to Fight Antisemitism (excellent and the first really good statement I’ve heard from a Jewish politician about this in years)
What Happened in Bolivia’s 2019 Vote Count? The Role of the OAS Electoral Observation Mission (important)
Bankruptcy Future Claims—Elizabeth Warren Edition (there’s a lot of bad corporate shill crap going around about Warren’s private cases–this is a needed corrective)
The ‘Lost Cause’ That Built Jim Crow
Monty Python’s John Cleese and Eric Idle on 50 Years of ‘Flying Circus’ and the Trump and Brexit ‘Shitshow’
Visiting Washington, D.C.? Here are 5 tips for riding the Metro like a local.
The GOP has an insidious reason for ensuring Trump is never impeached
Most Americans don’t realize state funding for higher ed fell by billions (Boomers do the worst, by the way)
A Senior Labour Politician Sang “Hey Jews” To The Song “Hey Jude”
Check Out These Vintage Yearbook Pictures of Future NBA Stars as DC High Schoolers
Neither Snow Nor Rain Nor Kidnapping (Stays DC Charter Real Estate Ventures)
Parents of Teenager Killed by U.S. Diplomat’s Wife Say Donald Trump Offered to Have the Treasury Write Them a Check
Name. The. Problem.
Trade negotiator who got China into WTO is rooting for Trump’s re-election because ‘Twitterer in Chief’ is easy to read
Media beware: Impeachment hearings will be the trickiest test of covering Trump
The Oddly Autocratic Roots of Pad Thai
Electronic Voting Machine Debacle Continues in 2019, Setting Dangerous Precedent for 2020
Is ‘OK Boomer’ the ‘New N-Word,’ or Are Millennials Still Destroying Everything?
About 75 Headstones Toppled At Omaha Jewish Cemetery
At Harvard, an admissions scandal that unfolded out in the open

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