From the start

Luc Bovens (UNC): Secular Hopes in the Face of Death. Donna Strickland had no Wikipedia page before her Nobel — her male collaborator did. In a move so overwhelmingly bigoted it’s actually mind-boggling, the Trump administration has begun denying visas to same-sex domestic partners of foreign diplomats and U.N. employees. Why Amazon raised its minimum wage to $15. Trump’s family separation policy was flawed from the start, watchdog review says. President Trump creates crises, then claims credit for solving them. From Forbes, how Trump is trying — and failing — to get rich off his presidency. Trump engaged in suspect tax schemes as he reaped riches from his father (and more). Proportion Conservation Notice: “If the only chance of survival would mean doing something the donors wouldn’t like, better to go out feeling smug about coal country”.