Links 10/19/19

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Links for you. Science:

Cell-Bacteria Mergers Offer Clues to How Organelles Evolved
The sea is running out of fish, despite nations’ pledges to stop it (we have a biomass crisis)
Time to get a flu shot: 11 cases reported in Maryland
Asking an employee to get a sick note is a ‘public health risk,’ experts say
Are You My Cousin or Half-Sibling? Sometimes 23andMe unearths family secrets. Sometimes it just makes a mistake.

Other:

Professional-Managerial Chasm (excellent)
New Dem Out– Democratic Socialist In
How The Trade War Crushed A Growing Chinese Market For U.S. Cranberries
Washington D.C. deserves to become the 51st state: D.C. residents should have the same right to representation as the rest of the country
For businesses and residents alike, Virginia must reform its energy economy (this has been a problem for a very long time)
How Telegram Became White Nationalists’ Go-To Messaging Platform
Just Playing Along
Globalization is exporting Chinese authoritarianism rather than American democracy.
Get Corporate Money Out of Politics (Sanders’ plan; we need campaign donation matching funds as H.R. 1 has)
‘Collapse OS’ Is an Open Source Operating System for the Post-Apocalypse
These 3 Policy Failures Are Killing the American Dream
The Plot Against Medicare for All
Twitter Took Phone Numbers for Security and Used Them for Advertising
Beware the digital Stasi in your pocket
This is the constitutional crisis we feared
D.C. Defendants Wear Ankle Monitors That Can Record Their Every Word and Motion
How canceling White House press briefings is now helping Trump fight impeachment
Nobody Should Be Friends With George W. Bush
The Republican Senate Confirmed the Russians Interfered in the 2016 Primaries (!) to Help Trump
Trey Gowdy Joins the Parade of Trump Lackeys Eager to Debase Themselves Until They’re Backstabbed
Republicans Stand by Trump Because They Like What He Does (said this before the NY Times figured it out)

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