Links 4/7/20

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Links for you. Science:

Trump’s Environmental Rollbacks Find Opposition Within: Staff Scientists
Policy Decisions and Use of Information Technology to Fight 2019 Novel Coronavirus Disease, Taiwan
Coronavirus lockdowns have changed the way Earth moves
Lead pollution in ancient ice cores may track the rise and fall of medieval kings
The coronavirus is washing over the U.S. These factors will determine how bad it gets in each community

Other:

The U.S. was beset by denial and dysfunction as the coronavirus raged (must-read)
How science finally caught up with Trump’s playbook – with millions of lives at stake (very good)
A catalog of capital incompetence: The short list of things Donald Trump did to kill America (good review)
Priorities for the Next Coronavirus Relief Package (Sanders isn’t wrong on this. At all.)
From Gates to Osterholm: The coronavirus was actually expected
An Unspeakable Horror: How Donald Trump Sentenced Hundreds of Thousands of Americans to Agonizing, Lonely Deaths
Unsanitized: The Gaping Hole in the Defense Production Act (professional Democrats hate governing. It’s the only explanation)
How’s that workplace health insurance working out for us now?
Recommendation Regarding the Use of Cloth Face Coverings, Especially in Areas of Significant Community-Based Transmission
China’s Divorce Spike Is a Warning to Rest of Locked-Down World
Taxpayers Paid Millions to Design a Low-Cost Ventilator for a Pandemic. Instead, the Company Is Selling Versions of It Overseas.
What did people do before toilet paper?
The Reality of Healthcare in America Should Make You Uncomfortable
Do No Harm: Doctors at the frontline of the pandemic face down impossible choices
Three Ways to Make Emergency Economic Responses Better
The Difference Between America’s Coronavirus Response and Norway’s
The WHO Ignores Taiwan. The World Pays the Price. Taiwan was more prepared for the coronavirus than any other country, but the WHO puts politics first.
The Military Knew Years Ago That a Coronavirus Was Coming
Donald Trump’s Cult of Personality Did This: The autocratic political culture that has propped up the Trump administration has left the nation entirely unprepared for an economic and public-health calamity.
How this crisis could help us get to health-care reform
Trump Is Inciting a Coronavirus Culture War to Save Himself
In The Middle of a Pandemic, Our For-Profit Healthcare System Is Failing Us
Notes on a Nightmare #4: The Criminality of Donald Trump

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