Links 2/19/20

Links for you. Science:

Citing in-custody deaths, medical researchers urge mandatory flu shots for kids in CBP facilities (viruses don’t care about immigration status)
Everything we know about the pangolin — the scaly mammal that may have spread the coronavirus to humans
The Terrifying Science Behind the Locust Plagues of Africa
Spatial Distribution of Discarded Vehicle Tires and Their Influence on Aedes albopictus and Culex quinquefasciatus Populations in New Orleans, Louisiana
Severe acute respiratory syndrome-related coronavirus – The species and its viruses, a statement of the Coronavirus Study Group


The Golden Age Of White Collar Crime: Elite lawbreaking is out of control. This is the grotesque story of an existential threat to American society. (excellent)
I helped coin the term ‘identity politics’. I’m endorsing Bernie Sanders
Study Finds Washington’s NFL Team Name Offends Majority Of Native Americans, Contradicting Prior Polls
The Hidden Depression Trump Isn’t Helping
Why the Buttigieg Campaign Tried to Have Me Arrested for Handing Out These Medicare for All Fliers
Congress should put an end to the State of the Union. For good.
More About Pete
At Ford-sponsored Auschwitz exhibit, no sign of founder’s role in Nazi machine
Trump’s Jobs Record Is Weaker Than Everyone Thought
Trump has laid waste to the federal courts. Can any of the Democratic candidates fix it?
Pete Buttigieg’s Vow to Cut the Deficit Is Fiscally Irresponsible
Whiteness as the Defining Predictor in American Politics
‘This Is the Wild West Out Here’: How Washington is bending over backward for mining companies in Nevada at the expense of environmental rules. (not “Washington”, the Trump Administration)
Is Bernie Sanders a National Security Realist?
Why Is Bloomberg’s Long History of Egregious Sexism Getting a Pass?
Ship the Airplane: The Cultural, Organizational and Technical Reasons Why Boeing Cannot Recover (long, but interesting)
When Viruses Turn Political
A Mystery Pollster Conducted Phone Calls Floating A Potential Bloomberg-Bowser Ticket
Yes, Michael Bloomberg Is Definitely an Oligarch
Bloomberg hired Fyre Festival promoters to make his campaign memes
Progressives to Voters Skeptical of Bernie Sanders: This ‘Big Tent’ Movement Is a Winning and Practical Choice
One of Klobuchar’s Biggest Backers Is ‘the Worst Company in the World’
Colossus Wears Tweed

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