Links 12/10/19

Links for you. Science:

New research investigates intriguing approach to Alzheimer’s—and potential that it can be reversed
Why the huge surge in EEE cases? Federal rules requiring quick sample disposal mean we may never know
For sea turtles, Cape Cod Bay can be a deadly trap in the fall. These volunteers are rescuing them.
Progress in predictions: With over 40 years of snow forecasting, he wrote the book on East Coast storms
A Reporter Took DNA Tests in the U.S. and China. The Results Left Her Worried


Baseball Will Probably Turn Its Back on Marvin Miller—Again
A city with two political swamps and two political scandals
When exciting education results are in the news, be skeptical (wrote about this here)
Doubts about teacher value added
The genealogy boom has hit a roadblock. The Trump administration plans huge fee hikes for immigration records.
We’ve seen enough. Trump should be impeached
Administrative assistant jobs helped propel many women into the middle class. Now they’re disappearing.
Why Are Democratic Candidates So Obsessed With This Phrase?
Nikki Haley gets the history of the Confederate flag very wrong
How the Schiff Report Deals with Disinformation
Pete Buttigieg Won’t Talk About His Secret Work At McKinsey
We can afford Medicare for All… and it could even deliver a huge pay raise to the middle class.
Neo-Nazi Terror Group Harbouring Missing Ex-Soldier
The Great American Eye-Exam Scam
The list is long of the “things” #MayorPete didn’t know while mayor of #SouthBend. It would be an #SNL skit IF he wasn’t a front runner for POTUS
Impeach the president
Oh, dear. I wake up to see that my colleague Bret Stephens is bashing France. The French do have problems. But their biggest economic disease is hypochondria.
Finland Is a Capitalist Paradise. Can high taxes be good for business? You bet.
Mainstream journalists need to stop falling for bad faith nonsense like conservatives’ feigned outraged over the mention of Barron Trump
Kansas City becomes first major American city with universal fare-free public transit
The Fascism to Come (excellent)

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