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🔁 Glenn Greenwald Retweeted:
Samuel D. Finkelstein II @CANCEL_SAM

Bloomberg explaining how healthcare will “bankrupt us,” unless we deny care to the elderly.

“If you show up with cancer & you’re 95 years old, we should say...there’s no cure, we can’t do anything.

A young person, we should do something. Society’s not willing to do that, yet.”

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Saying "you can object to eugenics on moral grounds, but you can't prove that it doesn't work" is advocating for eugenics. Any notion that eugenics could or could not "work" is built on the assumptions that there is a correlation between the methods of eugenics and their stated outcomes, and that said outcomes could potentially be desirable.

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**Our memory prefers essence over form**

"What clues does our memory use to connect a current situation to a situation from the past? The researchers have demonstrated that similarities in structure and essence guide our recollections rather than surface similarities. It is only when individuals lack sufficient knowledge that they turn to the surface clues to…"

sciencedaily.com/releases/2020

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**Huge bacteria-eating viruses close gap between life and non-life**

"Bacterial viruses, called bacteriophages, are simple genetic machines, relying on their bacterial hosts to replicate and spread. But scientists have found hundreds of huge phages that carry a slew of bacterial proteins that the phages evidently use to more efficiently manipulate their micro…"

sciencedaily.com/releases/2020

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RT @zerepmot@twitter.com

This is why open source security is a must in today’s Spy vs. Spy world.
Cc: ⁦@doctorow@twitter.com⁩

CIA controlled global encryption company for decades, says report | US news | The Guardian theguardian.com/us-news/2020/f

🐦🔗: twitter.com/zerepmot/status/12

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🔁 Financial Times Retweeted:
Robin Wigglesworth @RobinWigg

Congratulations to the 1%, which now owns over $21tn worth of US equities. on.ft.com/2SxjBsN 

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Robert Brenner lecture Uneven and Combined Development

"Brenner summarises his approach to the history of capitalism and engages with the recent revival of the theory Uneven and Combined Development as an explanatory framework to understand global social change."

politicalmarxism.wordpress.com

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🔁 Edward Snowden Retweeted:
Barton Gellman @bartongellman

This database, which traces the locations of millions of people who had no say in the matter, would not exist in any halfway reasonable regime of privacy law. It's even more dangerous in the hands of government. twitter.com/dnvolz/status/1225 …

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Ex-official of NSA - whose institutional motto is COLLECT IT ALL - is upset about the efforts of China and Russia to collect data about foreign populations.

Yes, China & Russia’s mass invasion of privacy is worrisome & dangerous. But so are the US’s much more sweeping programs: twitter.com/Susan_Hennessey/st …

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