Bacteria and viruses are fighting back, but will big pharma save us? Guardian (The Rev Kev)
Brianna Decker Will Get Her Prize Money After All, Just Not From The NHL [Update] Deadspin (Chuck L)
‘Don’t kiss or snuggle hedgehogs’ because of salmonella risk, CDC warns WaPo. And when the subject is hedgehogs, I can’t resist posting this: Rory Stewart on hedgehogs. Well worth your time on a January Sunday afternoon.
Supermarket cuts emissions 53%, offsets rest TreeHugger
Marie Kondo is No Cure For Our Hyper-Consumer Culture American Conservative
Why American figures like Michelle Alexander are breaking their silence on Israel Independent. Robert Fisk.
Jewish stones are better than Palestinian stones Mondoweis (chuck l)
NETANYAHU’S ELECTION BOMBING CAMPAIGN MAY LEAD to BATTLE: SYRIA AND HEZBOLLAH HAVE THEIR FINGERS ON THE TRIGGER Elijah J. Magnier (Chuck L)
UK firms plan mass exodus if May allows no-deal Brexit Guardian (The Rev Kev)
Brexit: the invisible battle EUReferendum.com
Mother’s lifesaving surgery stopped at last minute because her bank blocked payment for operation Independent (The Rev Kev)
Trump’s ‘Axis of Evil’: Pompeo, Bolton & Abrams Common Dreams
Zakharova Mocks ‘8 Day Snap Election Deadline’ For Venezuela – But There’s More Fort Russ News (The Rev Kev)
Down from the Mountain London Review of Books. From 2017; still germane.
Brazil’s Bolsonaro sings a song of human folly at Davos Asia Times. Pepe Escobar.
Fields of Blood: My Life As a Prison Laborer Marshall Project
Where you live in the US can tell you how likely your job is to be automated MIT Technology Review
New Cold War
A N.Y. Times Story Just Accidentally Shredded the Russiagate Hysteria Truthdig. Lee Camp.
Progressives Helped Pave The Way For These ‘Russian Asset’ Bernie Smears Caitlin Johnstone
A simple chart shows the winners and losers from Trump’s trade war with China Business Insider (The Rev Kev)
Big Brother IS Watching You Watch
IS BIG TECH MERGING WITH BIG BROTHER? KINDA LOOKS LIKE IT Wired (martha r)
Verizon caves, won’t charge “spam” fee for texts from teachers to students Ars Technica (Chuck L)
Antidote du jour:
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.