Links 11/30/19

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Links for you. Science:

Heat-Loving Microbes, Once Dormant, Thrive Over Decades-Old Fire
Samoa measles outbreak worsens with death toll reaching 22
Deep Sea Worms viewed under Electron Microscope
Climate Change’s Great Lithium Problem
Despite Significant Efforts, D.C. Hasn’t Met Goal For Vaccination Rates In Schools

Other:

The Army Built to Fight ‘Medicare for All’ (wrote about this here)
What unites Trump’s apologists? Minority rule.
Is Pete Buttigieg Just a Shill for Corporations and the Donor Class?
“You Don’t Bring Bad News to the Cult Leader”: Inside the Fall of WeWork
About Mike Bloomberg
Here we go again: Campaign press ignoring Democratic policy
The incredible wastefulness of Mike Bloomberg
Nation’s Biggest Charity Is Funding Influential White Nationalist Group
House Democrats can hear from more witnesses without a prolonged court fight. Here’s how.
A thread on my visit to “The Colmar Treasure: A Medieval Jewish Legacy.” Because I’m a medievalist art historian & Jewish, I brought professional & personal expectations to my encounter. For me, this juxtaposition encapsulates what I ultimately saw as a missed opportunity.
White nationalists are openly operating on Facebook. The company won’t act (Facebook is a conservative news organization)
For striking Metrobus workers, the fight for more rights and better pay outweighs the financial hardship
The Plight of the Urban Planner
If you want to live in this new Arizona neighborhood, you can’t own a car
The China Cables: Leaked Classified Chinese Documents Confirm China Running Massive Concentration Camps to “Re-educate” Uighurs
Exposed: China’s Operating Manuals for Mass Internment and Arrest by Algorithm
Trump Gives U.S. Business the Ukraine Treatment
Better Things Aren’t Possible
Republicans’ Big Lie About Trump and Russia
Apropos of that article going around arguing that Senator Warren is a fraud in the progressive movement engaged in some long con…

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