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Links 6/9/17

Links for you. Science: Taxonomy anarchy hampers conservation Scientists Have Found the Oldest Known Human Fossils The Emptiness of the All-Male Panel From elevators to trains, earthquake early warning system grows as Trump threatens to kill it Not sure what … Continue reading

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Links 6/2/17

Links for you. Science: White House budget proposal spells steep cuts for public health The last of us, Ph.D. Fund to curb outbreaks and chronic disease on the chopping block Zika virus likely circulated in Americas long before its detection … Continue reading

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Links 5/1/17

Links for you. Science: Lazy fit animals: How some beasts get the gain without the pain What Trump’s Budget Means for the Filet-O-Fish Sowing Climate Doubt Among Schoolteachers Harvard teaching hospital to pay $10 million to settle research misconduct allegations … Continue reading

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Remember The Victims Of The Nebraska Public Power District

Recently, the rightwing rag The Federalist had a silly article titled “For The Left, Socialism Denial Is Holocaust Denial”, so, before we continue, I would ask for a moment of silence to remember the victims of the Nebraska Public Power … Continue reading

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Cherries, Close Up

Observed on 19th Street NW, between Q and Corcoran, Dupont Circle, D.C.:

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Links 4/21/17

Links for you. Science: China is about to change the way it uses a last-resort antibiotic for the better—but it’s too late ‘An enormous loss’: 900 miles of the Great Barrier Reef have bleached severely since 2016 Sessions just took … Continue reading

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Welfare Reform: A Horrible Experiment Leading To Horrible Lives

http://mattbruenig.com/2017/04/10/poor-disabled-children-pushed-off-of-ssi-because-of-welfare-reform-had-horrible-lives/ Arguably, the cruelest policy of the 1990s was ‘welfare reform’. It wasn’t just the overall conversion to a block grant program, effectively lowering the amounts of assistance to the needy, but also many of the small pieces in the … Continue reading

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