Links 1/28/20

Links for you. Science:

Wuhan seafood market may not be source of novel virus spreading globally
Something far deadlier than the Wuhan coronavirus lurks near you, right here in America
Estimates of the clock and TMRCA for 2019-nCoV based on 27 genomes
The danger in our salad bowls: Leafy green vegetables have become the leading cause of E. coli poisoning. And the federal government still lacks the means, and maybe the will, to take it on.
Why we should be skeptical of China’s coronavirus quarantine (dunno?)


Today’s progressives have a real chance to reshape American politics. But they’re in danger of repeating our mistakes.
We’re Banning Facial Recognition. We’re Missing the Point.
The Two Ronnies: There ain’t a dime’s worth of difference
Devin Nunes should be in the dock, too: The House should take up the case of the top Republican on the Intelligence Committee (a competent Democratic Party would have brought ethics charges)
Clearview AI Says Its Facial Recognition Software Identified A Terrorism Suspect. The Cops Say That’s Not True. (and ties to white supremacists too)
The Apps on My Phone Are Stalking Me: I discovered that we’re building a digital surveillance state much like the one in China.
Angola’s Angst
Say what you will about Bret Stephens’ latest column, but I for one find it refreshing he’s willing to openly admit he prefers fascism to socialism. (and it’s really ‘socialism‘)
Bogus Defense Bingo
US citizen detained and interrogated by DHS agents about anti-war movement solidarity with Venezuela (you don’t have to agree to realize that this doesn’t make us safer and isn’t DHS’ job)
NFL Player Justin Jackson: ‘40 Years of Neoliberalism Has Brought Our Country to the Brink’
Saudi Arabia murdered a journalist and hacked Jeff Bezos. Trump sent them U.S. troops
Mark Pocan Makes the Case That Sanders Is the Electable Candidate
Fake Outrage
Joe Kennedy III Is an Insider, Not an Insurgent
It May Be the Biggest Tax Heist Ever. And Europe Wants Justice.
Who’s Afraid of the IRS? Not Facebook.
Does Microsoft Have a Boeing 737 Max Style Crash Every Week?
Days after a D.C. encampment is cleared, some homeless are choosing the streets over shelters
I’ve debated whether to share what happened the night I went back to Dulles Airport to help two travelers arriving from Iran who were detained for nearly 7 hours.
FICO changes mean 40 million Americans could soon see lower credit scores

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