Links 1/29/19

Links for you. Science:

Errors in long-read assemblies can critically affect protein prediction
Is the fishing industry leaving enough food for Antarctica’s top predators?
Dinosaurs, fossils and the experts who study them have all waited for an end to the shutdown
India’s sharks and rays: an ancient species on the brink of extinction
To Study Rare Sharks, Scientists Are Heading to Fish Markets


The Plight of the Political Convert
The U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources has hired a former fracking lobbyist to lead its minority staff.
Elizabeth Warren Proposes Annual Wealth Tax on Ultra-Millionaires
This Is What Happens When You Try to Sue Your Boss
Mapping the Ties Between D.C. Councilmembers and Sports Betting Lobbyists
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Exposing The Super-Rich’s Bogus Claims About Raising Taxes
As a grad student, I didn’t challenge the idea that one should be willing to move wherever for a TT job. Now I do.
Officials rejected Jared Kushner for top secret security clearance, but were overruled
YouTube Already Knows How to Stop Serving Toxic Videos
Don’t Just Delete Facebook, Delete All of Facebook
AOC Thinks Concentrated Wealth Is Incompatible With Democracy. So Did Our Founders.
The Trump Administration Will Let Adoption Agencies Turn Away Jews and Same-Sex Couples. Thank SCOTUS.
‘It’s Going To Haunt Us For Years.’ The Shutdown’s Lasting Effect On Washington
Leading liberal thinktank will no longer accept funds from UAE
Seattle’s Viadoom: The ‘Carmageddon’ That Wasn’t
The Unfinished Business of Bernie Sanders
Records of the strike in Egypt under Ramses III, c1155BC
Elizabeth Warren to propose new ‘wealth tax’ on very rich Americans, economist says

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