Laurie Garrett (@Laurie_Garrett )

Laurie Garrett

Bio Former Sr Fellow @CFR_org. Recipient of Pulitzer Prize, Polk (2Xs) and Peabody Awards. Author: IHeard theSirensScream, TheComingPlague, Ebola & BetrayalofTrust.
Location New York, NY
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Android : Paul Manafort’s former son-in-law has been sentenced in Los Angeles to nine years in prison for pulling a series of schemes totaling more than $13 million, including one that bilked $3 million from actor Dustin Hoffman. apne.ws/ePiGXMw

Android : The fall of the #BerlinWall was a breakthrough for democracy but by no means a final triumph. Our ideals still have enemies, and all of us must carry forward the spirit of 1989 in our time.

Android : Another #Republican nonsequitor-- a sort of mishmash of false ideas:
- #impeachment does not = murder
- the penalty for impeachment is nothing: no jail, no loss of office and no execution.
The ex-Ambassador knows this, of course, so this is deliberate obfuscation. twitter.com/thehill/status…

Android : This quote is a perfect essence of the #GOP in the #Trump era, in that it's:
- non-grammatical
- mocks knowledge (in this case, of Latin)
- and is a nonsequitor (which is Latin).
Keep them coming, Sen. Graham. twitter.com/thehill/status…

Android : Arctic blasts are expected to set 250 new cold records in the U.S. in the next week, amid a rise in climate crisis-linked extreme winter weather

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Android : America loves her children very differently, depending on their parent's wealth. Inner city kids in low tax base neighborhoods are unloved by America. twitter.com/nowthisnews/st…

Android : Tens of thousands of Hong Kongers packed into a park Saturday night to mourn a student who died during recent clashes as police arrested a group of pro-democracy lawmakers, deepening the citys political crisis
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Android : These Berliners sent Trump a 2.7-ton piece of the Berlin Wall in protest of his own proposed wall at the U.S.-Mexico border

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Android : New weapon in fight against lethal fungi. Scientists are proposing the use of nanoparticles to identify the presence of invasive & sometimes deadly fungal infections. Nanoparticles can deliver targeted treatments more effectively, they say phys.org/news/2019-11-w… via Phys.org

Android : When I was 600 miles from North Pole in August I learned that the spot I was at had been 10 degs C above 1980 level in January 2019.
What will it be in Jan2020? twitter.com/dwallacewells/…

Android : Hooray to the #RotaryClub worldwide! They took the #polio mission on long before Bill Gates or and of today's big players, and have hung in there, raising money to save lives, for years. BRAVO! twitter.com/EndPolioNow/st…

Android : Theres lots of heat in patent battle between US government and Gilead over Truvada used as PrEP. Heres my attempt to find the light. sciencemag.org/news/2019/11/u…

Android : This is a highly misleading headline. Programs end on schedules. This program ended. Canceled means you did something illegal & it was canceled. That is extremely rare. This makes this seem as if it was political. It was not. thehill.com/changing-ameri…