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Links 7/16/18

Links for you. Science: Conservation isn’t winning. Extinction is. VA study shows antibiotic overprescribing is rule, not exception Today’s Whales Are Huge, But Why Aren’t They Huger? It’s time to burst the biomedical bubble in UK research The prehistoric shoreline … Continue reading

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Links 7/7/18

Links for you. Science: “I Was Devastated”: Tim Berners-Lee, the Man Who Created the World Wide Web, Has Some Regrets America is a nation of narcissists, according to two new studies Journal Citation Metrics: Bringing the Distributions In the Trump … Continue reading

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Thoughts On The Ocasio-Cortez Victory

Because I just don’t have it in me right now to focus on bad news (short version: I’m spitting with rage about the quarter century of political malpractice from the professional Democrats), let’s talk about some good news. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez … Continue reading

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Links 6/26/18

Links for you. Science: Meet The “Kratom Warriors” Who Say This Plant Will End The Opioid Epidemic: Is kratom the answer to the opioid crisis — or the start of a new one? In a High-Stakes Environmental Whodunit, Many Clues … Continue reading

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The Democratic Leadership Is Not Up To Facing Our Existential Threat

With leaders like Democratic Rep. Steny Hoyer, we are not going to stop Il Trumpe and his Merry Band of Eliminationists: On Tuesday, five members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus protested the Trump administration’s family separation policy by shouting at … Continue reading

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Very Few Sociological Phenomena Are Yes Or No: The Progressive Deplorables Edition

There are very few instances where we can say something is truly yes or no. One exception might be ‘the residents of the District of Columbia do not support Bush‘ (only four percent of the city voted for him, and … Continue reading

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Who’s Afraid Of The Big, Bad Michelle Wolf?

If you haven’t heard, members of the White House Correspondents’ Association were outraged by comedian Michelle Wolf’s dinner speech. Supposedly, this was the evil, awful part (about Sarah Huckabee Sanders): “She burns facts, and then she uses the ash to … Continue reading

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