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  1. Rep. Ayanna Pressley comes out about her hair

    Representative Ayanna Pressley (Boston, MA) had come out about a medical condition that she suffers: Alopecia areata or just plain alopecia. It's losing part or all one's hair.

    Rep. Ayanna...
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    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Twitter: "Small...

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Twitter: "Small digital update: my Instagram handle has been updated from its 2018 origins - it is now @AOC!
    If you head there now (IG: aoc) you can catch our new pup...
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    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Twitter: "I don’t...

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Twitter: "I don’t know why the GOP gets so triggered at the idea of investing in our train infrastructure.
    It’s environmentally friendly, stations have huge potential to...
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    Sort of like Stalinist analog-picture...

    Sort of like Stalinist analog-picture Photoshopping. Officials who fell out of favor would get painted out of official pictures. There is a whole book about this: "The Commissar Vanishes".
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    The Equal Rights Amendment and the drive for...

    The Equal Rights Amendment and the drive for ratification, explained - Vox

    So it's not yet the end.
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    ERA: Virginia General Assembly votes to ratify...

    ERA: Virginia General Assembly votes to ratify Equal Rights Amendment - The Washington Post

    House of Delegates: 59-41, all D's, 3 R's
    Senate: 28-12, all D's, 7 R's

    ‘At last, at last’: Women...
  7. I must note that if one believes that the...

    I must note that if one believes that the religion business is a Bad Thing, then one can feel justified in persecuting religion. Thus opposition to religion must get at least some of the blame for...
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    Australia built a hybrid public-private health...

    Australia built a hybrid public-private health system. Here’s how it works. - Vox

    It is a combination of "Medicare for All" single-payer and private insurance. The private insurance costs more,...
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    Donald J. Trump on Twitter: "I JUST GOT IMPEACHED...

    Donald J. Trump on Twitter: "I JUST GOT IMPEACHED FOR MAKING A PERFECT PHONE CALL!" / Twitter

    He seems angry and distraught. Will he have a temper tantrum at his trial?

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez...
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    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Twitter: "Shout out...

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Twitter: "Shout out to the tech and game industry workers organizing w/ CODE_CWA and @GameWorkers for taking a stand with #TechAgainstICE, fighting for gender equity, and...
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    Movement School on Twitter: "@AOC Help support...

    Movement School on Twitter: "@AOC Help support trainings for a new generation of progressive organizers at our Movement School, a program started by former @AOC staffers.
    We aim to train hundreds...
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    Bernie Sanders Sent Me on an All-Expenses-Paid...

    Bernie Sanders Sent Me on an All-Expenses-Paid Trip to Iowa
    Author Jack Allard described CA Rep. Ro Khanna as the "AOC of the West Coast".

    Bernie Sanders's campaign operation picked people up in...
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    NIST Study Evaluates Effects of Race, Age, Sex on...

    NIST Study Evaluates Effects of Race, Age, Sex on Face Recognition Software | NIST

    It's software developed in the US that tends to do the best on middle-aged white men, while "There was no such...
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    Some related AI stuff: IBM AI can predict with...

    Some related AI stuff:

    IBM AI can predict with 95 percent accuracy which employees will quit

    That's IBM CEO Ginni Rometty.

    Why this Wharton wunderkind wants leaders to replace their...
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    What gives you that idea? I checked the link soon...

    What gives you that idea? I checked the link soon after I read your post.
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    HireVue's AI face-scanning algorithm increasingly...

    HireVue's AI face-scanning algorithm increasingly decides whether you deserve the job - The Washington Post - "HireVue claims it uses artificial intelligence to decide who’s best for a job. Outside...
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    More from this Twitter thread: Facial...

    More from this Twitter thread:

    Facial Recognition Technology (Part III): Ensuring Commercial Transparency & Accuracy - YouTube - the full hearing
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    How good is facial-recognition software?

    Drew Harwell on Twitter: "The House Oversight Committee is talking about facial recognition right now: https://t.co/by1Aju8wOA.
    Bias is a huge issue: Black women had "substantially higher, on the...
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    AOC is right: The LaGuardia AirTrain is a...

    AOC is right: The LaGuardia AirTrain is a worthless white elephant - the New York Post
    Best mayor, worst airport: AOC is right, there is a better way for LaGuardia transit - New York Daily News
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    So at 500 million years from now, with CO2 at 150...

    So at 500 million years from now, with CO2 at 150 ppm, all the C3-photosynthesis plants will go extinct. At 900 million years from now, with CO2 at 10 ppm, all the C4-photosynthesis plants will join...
  21. Business Insider on Twitter: "@AOC tweeted that...

    Business Insider on Twitter: "@AOC tweeted that record-high stock prices amid low wage growth shows 'inequality in a nutshell.' These 6 charts show why she's right. https://t.co/qvQA8FgwgT" / Twitter...
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    Life On Earth To Hit Brick Wall In Another 500...

    Life On Earth To Hit Brick Wall In Another 500 Million Years

    The decline is from the carbonate-silicate thermostat and the slow brightening of the Sun. Here is how the carbonate-silicate...
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    AOC Visits Pelham Parkway Houses | The Bronx...

    AOC Visits Pelham Parkway Houses | The Bronx Chronicle - November 25, 2019 3:24 PM

    But it may be hard to get it past the Republicans. At least not without supporting their favorite pork.
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    Nancy Pelosi has named 7 impeachment managers: ...

    Nancy Pelosi has named 7 impeachment managers:

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) - the lead manager
    Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY)
    Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA)
    Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY)
    Rep. Jason Crow...
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    AOC has now gotten a new Instagram handle: aoc...

    AOC has now gotten a new Instagram handle: aoc
    Like what she had gotten for Twitter a year ago: AOC

    Before that on both platforms, it was ocasio2018.

    An Interview With the 22-Year-Old...
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