Links 5/31/22

Links for you. Science:

Warming temperatures are eroding our ability to sleep
A Daily Aspirin Regimen May Hurt More Than Help, Experts Warn
Targeting the Uneven Burden of Kidney Disease on Black Americans
Laser Technology Discovers 11 Historic Hidden Settlements Under Amazon Rainforest
A New Enzyme Found in Compost Just Set a Speed Record For Breaking Down Plastic
Here’s where dangerous ticks are spreading across the US — and what to do about them


Democrats are cowering from the big, bad GOP. Enough. Until the party as a whole can get rid of this idea, there is no chance of serious progress on any of the issues Democrats claim to care about.
The Government Gave Out Bad Loans. Students Deserve a Bailout.
Steve Kirsch and the Seduction of Simplicity: An entrepreneur decided to invest money into researching off-patent drugs against COVID-19. Why did that lead him to the anti-vaxx movement?
The Sit-Up Is Over: It used to dominate American fitness practice. Now it’s all but over.
Here’s Why Movie Dialogue Has Gotten More Difficult To Understand (And Three Ways To Fix It)
Time to Put the “Good Guy With a Gun” Delusion Out of Its Misery
Inside Mitch McConnell’s decades-long effort to block gun control
The Latest Act in New York’s Redistricting Circus Is a Killer
ICE is spying on US citizens
“Let Beto Speak”: Texans Desperately Need an Alternative to NRA Republicans
The Atrocity of American Gun Culture
Since Sandy Hook
The DCCC and the DSCC Are Not On Our Side
Destroying All the Arguments Against Cancelling Student Debt
The Dunce Party: Tennessee Republicans outlaw “divisive concepts” in the classroom
Russia’s ‘cauldron’ tactic may be tipping Donbas battle in its favour
The Crypto Kings Are Making Big Political Donations. What Could Go Wrong?
How It Started/How It’s Going
What People Misunderstand About Red-Pilling: I study the hate-filled online spaces that spawned the Buffalo shooter.
Why gun control laws don’t pass Congress, despite majority public support and repeated outrage over mass shootings
How long are Americans sad and angry about mass shootings? Four days.
Make Progressive Politics Constitutional Again

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