Links 2/25/20

Links for you. Science:

Remdesivir and chloroquine effectively inhibit the recently emerged novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in vitro
In The Fight Against COVID-19, Labs Look To Create Coronavirus Antibodies
First Ebola, Now Coronavirus. Why an Omaha Hospital Gets the Toughest Cases.
Methane is a hard-hitting greenhouse gas. Now scientists say we’ve dramatically underestimated how much we’re emitting
The EPA is about to change a rule cutting mercury pollution. The industry doesn’t want it.


Garbage Language: Why do corporations speak the way they do?
My building used a rent control loophole. Here’s what happened. (for me, concerns about rent control are overblown because it’s so easy to evade)
To Tackle Inequality, We Need To Start Talking About Where Wealth Comes From
A 26-Year-Old Progressive May Defeat One of Congress’ Most Conservative Democrats
How conservatives learned to wield power inside Facebook
Sanders Comes To Save Capitalism, Not Destroy It (again, he’s just a New Dealer for the 21st century)
In New York City, Homeless is Where the Heart is
Something in the Air (too big to be clean)
We Arab Americans and Muslims Are Voting for Bernie. Because He’s Jewish
Can Dupont Underground Survive Financial Woes and Government Foot-Dragging?
Klobuchar Is in Fourth Place, and Her Policies Are Shockingly Conservative
Where Has This Elizabeth Warren Been? (and how long will it last?)
The regional transit proposals that predated Metro, from express buses to monorails
Judge Who Ended Stop-and-Frisk Slams Bloomberg on Past Attempt to ‘Scare Me’
Florida Republican Party Facebook Pages Managed From Turkmenistan
Metro’s ‘Nervous System’ Breakdown
Poverty Is All About Personal Stress, Not Laziness (he’s not wrong, but the Dirty Fucking Hippies have been making this point since the advent of ‘welfare reform’ in the 1990s)
Infamous NYPD Transit Cop Gives Secret Testimony About Racist Policing Practices
Mexico City Is Proposing to Build One of the World’s Largest Urban Parks
The Rise and Fall of Danchi, Japan’s Largest Social Housing Experiment
Medicare For All Will Help Improve The Lives Of Black Women (interesting where it was published)

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