Links 1/6/20

Links for you. Science:

The 2010s: Decade of the exoplanet
Measles may have emerged when large cities rose, 1500 years earlier than thought
Science Panel Staffed With Trump Appointees Says E.P.A. Rollbacks Lack Scientific Rigor
New surgical trial places humans in ‘suspended animation’ for the first time
Wuhan pneumonia: Hong Kong patients who visited Chinese city no longer showing signs of fever, with two discharged from hospital


Sanders on U.S. Attack on Iran
Warren’s disability plan centers independence, promises to fix rules that ‘trap’ people in poverty
Trump’s Surprising Embrace of Industrial Policy to Fight China
A Maryland case asks: Should some private schools be banned from accessing public voucher dollars?
Pete Buttigieg took big swings and declared ‘South Bend is back.’ Is it really back?
The US military ran the largest stress test of its sealift fleet in years. It’s in big trouble. (not germane at all…)
Explosive report indicates that Donald Trump’s loans from Deutsche Bank were backed by Russia
Trump Deutsche Bank Loans Underwritten By Russian State-Owned Bank, Whistleblower Told FBI
Whatever happens with Iran, I’m confident Donald Trump can get us through it
Michelle Rhee Has Been Robbed
D.C. Council weighs banning flavored e-cigarettes and menthol cigarettes
FBI raids home, office of lobbyist Michael Esposito
‘Right Now Is the Moment to Decide If You Are Pro-Peace or Not’: Ocasio-Cortez Joins Progressive Chorus Against War With Iran
Bill Barr, crusader
Trump’s perilous delusions about Tehran
Oslo saw zero pedestrian and cyclist deaths in 2019. Here’s how the city did it.
A New Electorate: Can the Bernie Sanders Campaign Alter the Course of the Democratic Party?
Interior secretary extends the tenure of federal lands chief — without a presidential nomination
Killings in District reach decade high as leaders struggle to reduce gun violence (the 2000-2004 cohort that experienced lead poisoning is hitting prime murdering age)
America is guilty of everything we accuse Iran of doing

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