Links 1/21/20

Links for you. Science:

New microbes discovered in a red fox, homemade kefir and a tick
How Climate Change Influenced Australia’s Unprecedented Fires
He helped make burgers safer. Now he’s fighting food poisoning again.
Behavioral Economics’ Latest Bias: Seeing Bias Wherever It Looks
Trump’s EPA is said to cut scientists out of new water policy that threatens New England wetlands
It’s time to take politics out of fisheries


The Ministry Of Untruth: What Donald Trump’s unending stream of lies has done to our White House, our country and us. (must-read)
There are no heroes in the Trump administration (excellent)
Bernie Sanders’s Foreign Policy Is Too Evidence-Based for the Beltway’s Taste
The Case Against Huawei
We Must Save and Strengthen Our Precious Public Assets
“Flood the zone with shit”: How misinformation overwhelmed our democracy
New Jersey Just Passed the First Law in the Nation to Guarantee Severance Pay After Mass Layoffs
Fact Check: Joe Biden Has Advocated Cutting Social Security for 40 Years (yes, he has, and it could cost Democrats the election)
John Carlos Responds to the New Olympics Ban on Political Protest
Tons of New Apartments Are Being Built That Almost No One Can Afford
Bernie Is Less Sexist Than American Voters: Even if you think a woman could be elected as president, you’d be a fool not to worry about it. (was surprised by the author)
An Under-The-Radar SCOTUS Case Could Obliterate The Line Between Church And State
Iowa And Nevada Will Caucus With Mobile Apps Despite Hacking Fears
The Australian Open Is the Tip of a Melting Iceberg
Joe Biden Doubles Down On A Racist Myth About Black Parents
The Science of (Not) Ending Global Poverty
The Bernie Sanders Attack Joe Biden Can’t Ignore
The Warren-Sanders Feud Is Not About #MeToo: Couching the spat between Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren in the language of #MeToo serves no one.
Your online activity is now effectively a social ‘credit score’
Andrew Bacevich on U.S. Foreign-Policy Mistakes

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