Links 8/28/22

Links for you. Science:

NASA builds for keeps: Voyager mission still going after 45 years
Huge megalithic complex of more than 500 standing stones discovered in Spain
The presence of plasmids in bacterial hosts alters phage isolation and infectivity
When Fireflies Await a Night That Never Comes
The Double Life of an American Lake Monster
NASA Has Plans to Probe Uranus

Other:

‘I was removed from my position’: NPS teacher speaks out following alleged CRT violation
After decades in GOP, Colo. senator says: ‘We need Democrats in charge’
Former security chief claims Twitter buried ‘egregious deficiencies’
D.C. Starts New Dose Strategy For Monkeypox Vaccine, Resumes Second Shots
Files copied from voting systems were shared with Trump supporters, election deniers
Will Southlake approve using book by grandson of slave in school bearing his name?
Trump PAC’s $650,000 ‘charitable contribution’ to the Smithsonian will pay for portraits of Donald and Melania Trump
1 in 3 American women have already lost abortion access. More restrictive laws are coming.
North Carolina Republican: Children below 5th grade shouldn’t be taught science or history in school
Joe Biden’s Student Debt Forgiveness Is a Good Start. But more reform is needed to attack cost bloat in American higher education.
Donald Trump and Dr. Oz teamed up to pressure FDA into skipping tests, pushing ineffective drugs
Michael Graves, Historical Center of Labor & Industry (1986-90) Youngstown, OH
Women are registering to vote in Pa. in numbers far exceeding men since the Supreme Court abortion decision
Wu’s stubborn optimism is exactly what this transit crisis needs
Biden’s yet to fill the job that may soon matter more than any other. A regulation czar will shape Biden’s climate and environmental agenda, should Republicans win the House. The post remains unfilled, though the president’s getting closer.
Fairfax County GOP school board candidates laugh at student singing the national anthem
FBI adds to Jan. 6 arrests by taking ‘B Squad’ militiamen who led attack on tunnels into custody
A ‘Drop in the Bucket’ for Many: Let’s Put Biden’s Student Loan Relief in Perspective. For those with large debt burdens, forgiving $10,000 isn’t very much. And it only applies to those making less than $125,000 per year.
Biden’s College Debt Forgiveness Plan Doesn’t Hurt You (Even Economists Say So). Sheesh, it’s sad how many people are angry that a good thing happened to other people.
A Lot Of “Middle Class Tax Breaks” Benefit The Rich, Mostly
Biden’s Cancellation of Billions in Debt Won’t Solve the Larger Problem. Belatedly canceling some debt is what a country does when it refuses to support students up front.
Why James O’Keefe’s Project Veritas Is Probably Every Kind of F*cked
J.D. Vance Appeared With Podcaster Who Once Said “Feminists Need Rape”
It’s Dangerous to Be a Woman in Texas

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