Links 1/18/20

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Links for you. Science:

Why the foundations of physics have not progressed for 40 years (dunno)
What the hell is the DC Metro’s “climate change will increase shark bites” ad talking about? An investigation
Bill to End Religious Exemptions for Vaccinations Collapses in N.J.
Metallo-β-lactamase resistance in Enterobacteriaceae is an artefact of currently utilized antimicrobial susceptibility testing methods
Trends in Total Binge Drinks per Adult Who Reported Binge Drinking — United States, 2011–2017

Other:

I tried to interview Sen. Peter Lucido. He told me a group of schoolboys ‘could have a lot of fun’ with me.
The Secret Israel-Soviet Union War Nobody Knew About
As remote work rises at U.S. companies, Trump is calling federal employees back to the office
How Does the WaPo Know the Trump Administration “Seeks More Accountability from [Federal] Employees”
Trump retweeted Pelosi in Muslim garb. The White House made it worse.
The Bill That Could Make California Livable Again
School choice just fantasy for special needs families
Taiwan’s single-payer success story — and its lessons for America
Airbnb Has Made Housing More Expensive In Some Parts Of D.C., New Research Paper Finds
Sexism in the Academy
Around the World in Rare and Beautiful Apples
Trump’s Art of the Steal: How Donald Trump rode to power by parroting other people’s fringe ideas, got himself impeached for it—and might prevail anyway.
Bail reform causes a big drop – 100 inmates – in Syracuse jail. Reason might surprise you
GOP senator’s vicious outburst shows the corruption of Trump’s defenders
Medicaid expansion may have saved thousands from drug overdose deaths
Iran Is Not a Threat to Our Security. Trump’s Saber-Rattling Is.
What a Bernie Sanders Presidency Would Look Like
Want to Do Something About Climate Change? Follow the Money
What Is the Point of Economics? (some parts of this are very good)
The Americans Joe Biden Left Behind on the Bankruptcy Bill
Let’s not forget who worked with Suleimani’s IRGC

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