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If scientists and journalists want the politicization of science to stop, they have to be part of the solution, even if a guy they didn't vote for is in power. But now that he is, all the talk about "depoliticizing science" has been exposed as the farce that we always knew it was.
A vulnerability in the common WPA2 Wi-Fi security protocol means practically every device that connects to a router (which is just about all of them) can be exploited to reveal access to credit card information, passwords and more. The Key Reinstallation Attacks (Krack Attacks) allow anyone in physical proximity to gain access. A flavor of Linux and devices using Android 6.0 and up are especially vulnerable. 

Changing the password won't do any good, the devices themselves need to be updated, so if you are using old technology you may be out of luck. The groups with most to lose will be corporations so they are likely to be updating.


Though every politician and both U.S. parties claim to be pro-science, that isn't reflected in corporate media coverage. The New York Times will publish conspiracy theories drafted by US Right To Know, a corporate front group created by Organic Consumers Association. Washington Post will host a panel on food science and refuse to invite any scientists
The U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of Inspector General recently did an audit of the National Organic Program, which is part of its Agricultural Marketing Services group.
The President has declared he is against the Estate tax, and he is not alone. For decades it has seemed punitive to levy a special tax on wealth people already paid taxes on just because the person who paid the taxes died. 

In North Dakota, President Trump said he would "protect small businesses and family farmers here in North Dakota and across the country by ending the death tax" and that would ease the "Tremendous burden for the family farmer, tremendous burden. We are not going to allow the death tax or the inheritance tax or the whatever-you-want-to-call-it to crush the American Dream.”
All across America people are dreaming of a better life, thanks to the government-sponsored gambling event known as the Powerball Lottery.