Links 1/3/19

Links for you. Science:

One Giant Step for a Chess-Playing Machine
Chess, a Drosophila of reasoning
Marburg Virus, Related to Ebola, Is Found in Bats in West Africa
What Is Glitter? A strange journey to the glitter factory.
NIH hospital’s pipes harbored uncommon bacteria that infected patients


The latest chance for D.C. voting rights
Young Anti-Zionists: Be Uncomfortable, Like I Am With My Zionism
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Why Deep Blue New York Is ‘Voter Suppression Land’
Why the power elite continues to dominate American politics
Leaks, Mold and Rats: Why New York City Goes Easy on Its Worst Landlords
The Urban/Suburban/Rural Divide in the 2018 Midterms
‘But Mr. Trump had not read the letter’: Television is running the country
‘I Thought It Was Normal’: Nearly 25% Of NYC Diner Workers Say Their Bosses Rip Them Off On Wages
Jack Kirby’s Golem
A Survey Finds That All Americans Favor Democratic Norms Over Politics—Except in the Case of Voting
How Much of the Internet Is Fake? Turns Out, a Lot of It, Actually.
If Not Him Then There Is No Check
The Ever-Evolving Art of Cynthia Connolly
Trump on Shutdown: ‘Most People Not Getting Paid’ Are Democrats
Mattis was a deeply flawed defense secretary
What’s to Be Done About Conservatives?
When death awaits deported asylum seekers

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