Links 6/8/20

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Links for you. Science:

The World Is Still Far From Herd Immunity for Coronavirus
Evidence for Limited Early Spread of COVID-19 Within the United States, January–February 2020
Experts dispute reports that coronavirus is becoming less lethal
The Fleming Myth and the Public Sector Contribution to Discovery and Development of New Cancer Drugs
A mysterious company’s coronavirus papers in top medical journals may be unraveling

Other:

Tom Cotton Is Preparing to Be Trump 2.0
Since the Buffalo Police Department has been thrust gloriously into the national spotlight I think now is as good a time as ever to talk about my experience over the weekend with them as a member of the media.
The Missing Element for Police Accountability: Political Will
Here’s how white Jews can support black people right now
Shouldn’t Congressional Approval Be Required to Deploy Troops at Home Too?
How to Stay Safe While Protesting During a Pandemic (Consumer Reports…)
Democratic Candidates Should Be Campaigning to End Toxic Policing: Kentucky US Senate candidate Charles Booker gets it right when he says, “If you are saying you are going to stand up for people, then do it.”
From murals to stadiums, the New Deal left a legacy of public projects surrounding us today
How to Be an Antifascist From Your Couch
Roger Goodell Admits NFL Was Wrong About Player Protests
On Protesting During a Pandemic. I’ve been afraid of Covid-19 for three months, but I’ve been afraid of getting killed by police for four decades.
The Labor Movement Faces A Reckoning Over Police Unions
The FBI Finds ‘No Intel Indicating Antifa Involvement’ in Sunday’s Violence
I was a ‘bad guy.’ But my whiteness meant I was never a threat.
To the White People Who Keep Asking How to ‘Help’: Spare me the sympathy. It’s outrage that matters.
The problem of policing isn’t bad apples. It’s a diseased tree.
America Never Valued Care Workers. Then a Pandemic Hit.
On Facebook Live, an uneasy look at the past, present and future of go-go, an art form that has always spoken to the moment.
Olympian Gwen Berry to the USOC: ‘Where’s My Apology?’
My tiny, white town just held a protest. We’re not alone.
The Question Isn’t Whether Trump Will Go Full Authoritarian—It’s How We’ll Respond

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