Links 12/23/19

Links for you. Science:

History’s Largest Mining Operation Is About to Begin: It’s underwater—and the consequences are unimaginable. (this will be an ecological catastrophe that will make rainforest destruction seem benign)
Can the Internet Survive Climate Change?
Causal inference, adjusting for 300 pre-treatment predictors
Howard Hughes Medical Institute faces race, sex bias lawsuits by two Asian American biologists
Dr. John Robbins, Developer of a Meningitis Vaccine, Dies at 86


A Decade of Liberal Delusion and Failure (must-read)
Hyperloop Is The Midwest’s Answer To A Question No One Asked
Why would anybody want to impeach a president right from the day he took office? Republicans suspicious over signs of people wanting to impeach Trump months and years before he ever made that call to Ukraine. Weren’t they just bent on it no matter what? Well, but hear me out.
In the End, Impeachment Was the Only Choice
I drafted the definition of antisemitism. Rightwing Jews are weaponizing it
The myth that black people don’t vote is a harmful stereotype and needs debunking
Manifest Observable Behavior: How to “draw the line” in content moderation
Your apps know where you were last night, and they’re not keeping it secret
Trump Doesn’t Know What Pelosi Is Doing to Him
Inside the Secret List of Demands Warren Gave Hillary
The End of Econ Blogging’s Golden Age
A Proposed Virginia Bill Would Effectively Ban Single-Family Zoning
The Miseducation of the American Boy
Cybersecurity Experts Are Leaving the Federal Government. That’s a Problem.
Scenes From the Ragged Edge of American Health Care
Elizabeth Warren’s Climate Plan Would Create Up To 10.6 Million Jobs, Study Finds
Where Are the Tech Zillionaires? San Francisco Faces the I.P.O. Fizzle
‘Wholly unacceptable’: Jewish House Democrats call for firing of white supremacist Stephen Miller
What Would the Bernie Presidency Really Look Like?
The 2010s in feminism: Two steps forward and a big shove back
The wrong people are really excited about Pete Buttigieg’s campaign

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