Links 1/13/20

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Links for you. Science:

Increased antibiotic susceptibility in Neisseria gonorrhoeae through adaptation to the cervical environment
Storm of Tumbleweeds Buries Cars, Terrifies Drivers and Astounds Police
Wear and Tear of Tyres: A Stealthy Source of Microplastics in the Environment
New Satellites Are Changing Climate Science
Sidney Holt: Fisheries scientist who fought for nearly 60 years to save great whales from extinction

Other:

DC’s first Go-Go museum is months away from being complete thanks to help from this new grant
U.S. inquiry into FBI, Clinton spurred by Republicans ends without results: Washington Post
Facebook Is Forcing Its Moderators to Log Every Second of Their Days — Even in the Bathroom
D.C. Recovered 115 Ghost Guns in 2019, Up From 25 the Year Before
Debt Has Not Been Caused by Low Interest Rates, but Higher Rates Would Topple the Whole World Economy
What if Democrats Tried Real Outreach?
Having antiwar déjà vu? That’s understandable, but it’s not 2003 anymore
Not Just Settlers: The Identity Crisis Threatening Israel’s Religious Zionists
The Future of America’s Contest with China
Republicans preach fiscal conservatism, yet they always find money for war
The Military Views Poor Kids as Fodder for Its Forever Wars
Don Winslow and Stephen King offer $200K if White House holds a press briefing
You Are Jonathan Chait’s Enemy
Purity test
Maryland Governor Accused of Rerouting State Funds to Benefit His Business
How Rupert Murdoch Is Influencing Australia’s Bushfire Debate
A tech billionaire has fought for a decade to block access to a public beach. Now California is suing.
The Progressive’s Guide to Corporate-Democrat Speak
The Cybersecurity 202: Voting machines touted as secure option are actually vulnerable to hacking
President Mitch McConnell: He’s in charge of everything but shooting at Iran.
The Boeing 737 Max Is a Case Study for Everything Wrong With American Corporate Governance

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