Links 1/13/2021

Cat Cafe Gets Funding To Help With Pandemic Surge In Demand For Cats Bklyner. Go long cats.

How does international capital flow? Bank Underground. In the wake of the gunboats?

Trade sentiment and the stock market: new evidence based on big data textual analysis of Chinese media Bank of International Settlements

The Courage to Learn: A Retrospective on Antitrust and Competition Policy During the Obama Administration and Framework for a New Structuralist Approach (PDF) American Economic Liberties Project. Stoller’s thing.

Theranos destroyed crucial subpoenaed SQL blood test database, can’t unlock backups, prosecutors say The Register

Capitol Hill Seizure

DOJ probing sedition in connection with Capitol riot Politico

How the Capitol riot revived calls to reform Section 230 Politico

Nearly 2 in 5 Say Social Media Companies’ Decisions to Temporarily Suspend Trump’s Account Are ‘Exactly Right’ Morning Consult

Impeachment

McConnell is said to be pleased about impeachment, believing it will be easier to purge Trump from the G.O.P. NYT

House passes bill calling on Pence to remove Trump The Hill

How Liz Cheney became the conscience of Republicans Chris Cilizza, CNN

Coronapolitics from the Reichstag to the Capitol Boston Review

#COVID19

Wastewater-based epidemiology: a 20-year journey may pay off for Covid-19 STAT. Wastewater testing is non-intrusive and doesn’t enrich Silicon Valley, and so, like medical dogs, may prove to be a non-starter. Although it has been implemented in a few states: Missouri, New Mexico, Washington. And Massachusetts–

Wastewater COVID-19 Tracking Massachusetts Water Resources Authority. Handy (pilot data) chart from Biobiot:

Look out, Boston. Also,

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