Links 2/26/20

Links for you. Science:

The next chapter for African genomics: Nigeria is poised to become a hub for genetics research, but a few stubborn challenges block the way.
Popular preprint servers face closure because of money troubles
Should ‘broken’ genes be fixed? My daughter changed the way I think about that question
Once widely criticized, the Wuhan quarantine bought the world time to prepare for Covid-19
Coronavirus-infected Americans flown home against CDC’s advice (doesn’t bode well if/when it hits the U.S.)


Real Men Cut Social Security
Fuck the Poolice
Trump’s Disregard for Truth-Tellers Is Just a Crude Extension of Previous Presidents
How Stephen Miller Manipulates Donald Trump to Further His Immigration Obsession
Another talking point proves ineffective. 72% of Democratic voters think Bernie will beat Trump.
The Oligarch Stage of the American Disease: Bloomberg Edition
The Joe Kennedy-Ed Markey Senate Debate Was Among the Most Desultory Political Events in Memory: If you can figure out why we should turf out a progressive of Markey’s caliber based on Kennedy’s fog of words Tuesday night, you’re a helluva lot smarter than I am.
Stacey Abrams Is Wrong to Compare Bloomberg’s $350-Million Spending Spree to Campaigning With a Dog
Thinking Past November
Where’s the Savior?
Can Democrats reclaim rural America? Jane Kleeb says yes — and wants to show them how
Why aren’t more Americans working? Fed Chair Powell says blame education and drugs, not welfare.
“They Call It Karma”
This One Chart Explains Why the Kids Back Bernie
Trump eliminates funding for program honoring Ambassador Stevens, who was killed in Benghazi
Sanders says Democrats should do the “same thing” as right-wing Federalist Society in nominating federal judges
The millennial/gen-z strategy
Why red baiting won’t work against Bernie Sanders
Why burned-out doctors despise electronic health records
Why Bernie Is the True Feminist Choice
Rural America Doesn’t Have to Starve to Death

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