As promised (or threatened), this is the weekly Twitter roundup. Note that tweets of articles generally include header images from the articles, which are not included here unless they happen to be available under a free license. Most are not.

diagrams showing the division of the day and of the week

9:02 – Mon 27 January 2020

In the Face of Rising White Supremacist Violence, Police Continue to Investigate Victims and Activists from The Intercept

“Who do you train?” they were asked. “Who funds you? Are you training protesters? Do you know antifa?”

12:02 – Mon 27 January 2020

Where the telescope ends the microscope begins, and who can say which has the wider vision?

Victor Hugo

9:03 – Tue 28 January 2020

6 galling statistics about wealth inequality that show how women are paying the price from Fast Company

Women do over three-quarters of all unpaid care work…contributing $10.8 trillion to the economy each year—or three times the world’s tech industry.

12:04 – Tue 28 January 2020

All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.

Francis of Assisi

9:04 – Wed 29 January 2020

How YouTube shields advertisers (not viewers) from harmful videos from Quartz

…allow videos that include harmful health information to exist, un-monetized, on YouTube.

12:03 – Wed 29 January 2020

Reason teaches us to be united in will, united in thought, and united in purpose and that we might have strength to combat the prevailing evil in our Nation.

Andrés Bonifacio

9:01 – Thu 30 January 2020

A Wild Discovery About Fungi Just Changed Earth’s Evolutionary Timeline from VICE

…possibility that fungi helped to colonize land surface, almost 300 million years before the first evidence of land plants…

12:01 – Thu 30 January 2020

Know the smallest things and the biggest things, the shallowest things and the deepest things.

Miyamoto Musashi

9:05 – Fri 31 January 2020

This Nigerian human rights lawyer wins second order of restraint against government from Global Voices

Ballason sued the governor for infringing on her fundamental human rights to express her opinion and won the case.

12:05 – Fri 31 January 2020

He felt that there is a loose balance of good and evil, and that the art of living consists in getting the greatest good out of the greatest evil.

Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis

Credits: Header image is Circular diagrams showing the division of the day and of the week from a manuscript drafted during the Carolingian Dynasty.