Links 12/1/19

Links for you. Science:

This Inexpensive Action Lowers Hospital Infections And Protects Against Flu Season
Dogs Can’t Help Falling in Love
Canine exceptionalism: Trainers working with dogs every day have documented extraordinary talents and skills. Will science ever catch up?
This Is How Elon Musk Can Fix The Damage His Starlink Satellites Are Causing To Astronomy
One of Brits’ Biggest Brexit Fears Is That They’ll Have to—Oof—Eat American Food


The ‘Namewashing’ of Public Transit
Chasing Amazon, Retailers Are in a Never-Ending Arms Race
You’re Tracked Everywhere You Go Online. Use This Guide to Fight Back.
‘The hubris is unbelievable’: Dems seethe over Bloomberg GOP donations
Brett Kavanaugh’s latest opinion should terrify Democrats
Fleeing the Hellscape of Google Search with Qwant
Bernie lets it rip against Bloomberg ‘arrogance’
Ruthless Quotas at Amazon Are Maiming Employees
Michael Bloomberg’s Right-Wing Views on Foreign Policy Make Him a Perfect Candidate for the Republican Nomination (so do his domestic policies)
Michael Bloomberg’s Big Hedge
The WeWork Con
ChopperTalk: Where the White House Press Corps Goes to Get Ritually Abused by Donald Trump
GOP congressman busted for selling used cars facing safety recalls busted again for exact same thing
The suburbs are facing an absolute tidal wave of aging that is already threatening to overwhelm social services, but fixes are elusive because they mostly involve getting the aging people to change their lifelong assumptions.
Part Of Dupont Underground Could Become A Nightclub Under New Proposal
Deval Patrick Is Everything That’s Wrong With the Democratic Party
Why Googly-Eyed Brooms Have Sprouted Up Around D.C.
They Wanted to Save Their 119-Year-Old Village. So They Got Rid of It.
“There’s a Fear Factor, a Fear of Change.” William Hsiao knows more about single payer systems than pretty much any other American. What does he think about ‘Medicare for All’?
Julián Castro releases plan to combat hunger, including universal free lunch and SNAP expansions (plan is here)

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